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,
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.
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.