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Matthew D. Katz M.D.

Matthew D. Katz, M.D.

Area of Practice:
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Language Spoken: English

Board Certifications

American Board of Urology


Matthew D. Katz, M.D., is a board-certified urologist at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology in Brunswick and St. Marys, Georgia. A dedicated physician and surgeon, he provides medical and surgical treatment for all urological conditions, including cancers of the kidney, ureter, urethra, bladder, testes and prostate; incontinence; overactive bladder; kidney stones; male infertility; erectile dysfunction; and urinary tracts infections.

Dr. Katz grew up in Macon, Georgia, and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Richmond. He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for medical sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, and completed two years of general surgery training followed by a three year, urology residency at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Following his residency, Dr. Katz completed a two-year combined fellowship in minimally invasive urologic oncology and open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. The Society of Urologic Oncology accredited program was responsible for performing the very first laparoscopic kidney removal in the world.

Prior to joining Southeast Georgia Physician Associates, Dr. Katz was an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas for five years where he was also the director of the Division of Urologic Oncology within the Department of Urology. He is one of only ten Urologic Oncologists practicing in the state of Georgia. He has extensive robotic surgical experience and has performed over 900 urologic robotic surgeries.

Utilizing da Vinci® Robotic Surgery, Dr. Katz performs a variety of surgical procedures for his patients, including radical prostatectomies, total removal of the prostate gland, and partial nephrectomy, removal of diseased kidney tissue. This innovative technology allows for more precision, faster recovery and a shorter hospital stay.

Dr. Katz and his wife, a pediatrician, currently live on St. Simons Island with their two children.

Hospital Privileges

Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus

Southeast Georgia Health System-Camden Campus


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR


University of New Mexico for Health Sciences, Albuquerque, NM


Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO

Healthy Partners Article

Partners in Marriage and Medicine

Article in Healthy Partners Winter 2020 Edition ButtonHealthy Partners, Winter 2020

They’re dedicated to medicine — and to each other. Some Southeast Georgia Health System providers are partners in matrimony. Meet two couples who both answer to “doctor.” While they often socialized and had mutual friends, Melissa and Matthew didn’t start dating until their fourth year of medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. They were part of a group who often gathered in the campus halls between lectures to talk, mostly about school.

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