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Matthew David Katz, M.D.

Dr. Matthew D. Katz is the only two-year Society of Urologic Oncology accredited fellowship-trained urologist in Arkansas.  Dr. Katz is board certified by the American Board of Urology and a fellowship-trained urologic oncologist specializing in laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  Dr. Katz sees patients at the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Dr. Katz's advanced training brings new treatment techniques to UAMS, including new approaches in laparoscopic robotic-assisted removal of kidney tumors and robotic-assisted bladder removal.  He also recently performed – with the help of UAMS' Stephen Canon, M.D. – the first robotic pediatric urologic surgery in Arkansas.

Dr. Katz received his medical degree from UAMS and completed an internship and residencies in surgery and urology at the University of New Mexico for Health Sciences in Albuquerque, N.M.  He then completed an intensive two-year combined fellowship in minimally invasive urologic oncology and endourology/laparoscopy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.


Awards

  • 2011 Best Doctors in Arkansas - Arkansas Times
  • Resident/Fellow Excellence in Research Award, American College of Surgeons (2008)
  • Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Award, American Urological Association (2008)
  • Cum Laude, with honors in Biology
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

Professional Certifications and Education

  • American Board of Urology
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: Robotic/Laproscopic/Endourology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship: Urologic Oncology Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Urology Residency, University of New Mexico for Health Sciences
  • Residency: Surgical Residency, University of New Mexico for Health Sciences
  • Internship: Surgery, University of New Mexico for Health Sciences
  • University: M.D. DEGREE: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Specialties

Conditions/Diseases Treated

UAMS doctors treat a broad range of conditions some of which may not be listed below.

  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular cancer

Tests/Procedures Performed

The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this doctor.

  • Robotic Cystectomy
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Prostatectomy

Additional Links

How Is Robotic Surgery Used to Treat Urological Cancers?

What Are the Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer?

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Appointments are by referral only. Please contact your primary care doctor or visit one of our Center for Primary Care doctors.

Clinic Location

Type of Doctor

  • For Adults, Children & Adolescents

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Institute Affiliations

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor
    Department: Urology

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Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

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