Dr. Kathleen Kollitz is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes
in providing nonsurgical and surgical care for disorders of the hand,
wrist, and elbow. Having completed extensive training in the hand and
upper extremity, Dr. Kollitz is highly skilled at delivering the expert
orthopedic care her patients need to get back to the activities they love.
Dr. Kollitz completed her undergraduate training at Stanford University.
She went to medical school at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham,
North Carolina, where she spent one year performing basic science research
in hand surgery and was awarded the prestigious Dean of Medical School
Merit Scholarship in her final year.
She went on to complete her residency in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic
in Rochester, Minnesota, and she spent one year performing basic science
research in brachial plexus injuries and nerve regeneration. She holds
a master’s degree from Mayo Clinic and has given presentations at
numerous national hand surgery conferences.
She completed a combined orthopedic and plastic surgery hand fellowship
at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She received multiple
awards during training, including election to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor
Medical Society and election to the Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society
for her compassionate care of patients.