Press Release: Dr. Katie S. Artz

Get to know Surgeon Dr. Katie S. Artz, who serves patients in Tucson, Arizona. 

Dr. Artz is a surgeon serving Tucson and the surrounding communities. She is affiliated with Arizona Community Surgeons, a practice of surgeons that include specialists in general surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic surgery, colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, surgical oncology, breast surgery, joint surgery, hand surgery, foot and ankle surgery, and sports medicine. They operate at every major hospital in Tucson, as well as at a number of free-standing surgery centers. In regards to her education, Dr. Artz earned her Medical Degree from the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine. She completed her residency in general surgery at the Texas A & M College of Medicine and an internship for Obstetrics and Gynecology at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. Artz shares her love of medicine as she mentors high school students in both the Tucson and Vail School Districts aspiring to be doctors and surgeons. As an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona, she teaches medical students on the path to becoming physicians. Accepting most health care plans, Dr. Artz is currently accepting new patients. She is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tucson Medical Center, and Camp Lowell Surgery Center. To stay up to date in her field, she remains a professional member of the American College of Surgeons.

Katie S. Artz, MD, FACS

Katie S. Artz, MD, FACS, is a top general surgeon who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Southwestern Surgery Associates, an affiliate of Arizona Community Surgeons PC, in Tucson, Arizona, which she joined in 2006 upon completing her surgical training. With eleven years of experience as a general surgeon, she specializes in all facets of her specialty, including general and laparoscopic surgery, i.e. hernias, ventral hernias, gallbladder, and breast surgery. Dr. Artz additionally serves as Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and can be found on staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as Tucson Medical Center and Camp Lowell Surgery Center in Tucson, Arizona. “Dr. Artz shares her love of medicine as she mentors high school students in both the Tucson and Vail school districts aspiring to be doctors and surgeons”, states the official website of Southwestern Surgery Associates.  Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care. For more information about Katie S. Artz, MD, FACS, please visit: https://acs-specialists.com/providers/katie-s-artz-md/

FindaTopDoc Profile

Katie S. Artz, MD, FACS, is a 2000-graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Her postgraduate training includes her obstetrics and gynecology internship conducted at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, and her general surgery residency served at Texas A & M College of Medicine/ Scott & White Medical Center – Temple in Temple, Texas. Dr. Artz attained board certification in general surgery with the American Board of General Surgery. Furthermore, Dr. Dunn has been honored with Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons, as well as multiple Patients’ Choice Awards (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016) and Compassionate Doctor Recognitions (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016). Dr. Artz completed her undergraduate education, i.e. a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry, at the University of San Diego in 1994. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Chemistry acquired in 1996 at Arizona State University. “Dr. Artz enjoys volunteering, movies, reading, running and soccer. She also participates in medical missions to Bolivia and Honduras. She volunteers at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center whose clinic focuses on treatment and care for the uninsured and the underserved”, states the official website of Southwestern Surgery Associates/Arizona Community Surgeons PC in Tucson, Arizona.  For more information about Katie S. Artz, MD, FACS, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/633184-Katie-Artz-surgeon-Tucson-AZ-85712.

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