Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery Expert Witness: Katherine Au, MD

Double Board-Certified Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery

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Dr. Au is highly experienced with most hand injuries. Her specialties include:

  • Hand lacerations
  • Burn reconstruction
  • Crushing hand injuries

Current CV for Dr. Katherine Au Hand Surgery Expert


Katherine Au, MD, is double board-certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery. She is available for Expert Witness Testimony or Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) at several locations throughout Los Angeles County. She specializes in hand lacerations, crushing hand injuries, burn reconstruction, breast reconstruction, and microsurgery.


Katherine Au Hand Surgery ExpertKatherine Au, MD, received her undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and earned her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She 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 University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Au is currently a pediatric plastic and hand surgeon at Shriners for Children Medical Center and the Orthopaedic Institute for Children. She is also a clinical assistant professor at both University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles. Her memberships include the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Pediatric Hand Study Group.