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Katherine Au, M.D.

Katherine Au, M.D.

Katherine Au, M.D., is a pediatric plastic and hand surgeon at Shriners for Children Medical Center — Pasadena and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She received an undergraduate degree in molecular and cellular biology from the University of California at Berkeley and her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Dr. Au completed her residency in plastic surgery at Penn State University - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, where she was given the Department of Surgery Resident Professionalism/Humanism Award and the Steven H. Miller Outstanding Plastic Surgery Teaching Award. Her fellowship in hand and microsurgery was completed at UCLA. Dr. Au is a clinical assistant professor of orthopedics at UCLA, a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at USC, and a surgeon at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Au include congenital and post-traumatic hand reconstruction, burn reconstruction, breast reconstruction and microsurgery.

Dr. Au is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Credentials:

  • Medical Degree, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
  • Residency, Plastic Surgery, Pennsylvania State University - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • Fellowship, Hand and Microsurgery, University of California, Los Angeles

Related information:

Shriners for Children Medical Center – Plastics and Burn Reconstruction video