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Meet Dr. Kath

Born and raised in the Upper Midwest, Dr. Melissa Kath is the latest addition to the team of exceptional board-certified plastic surgeons at our practice in Grand Rapids, MI. It wasn't long after she started her fellowship program with Dr. Hammond that Dr. Kath felt like one of the Partners in Plastic Surgery family and fell in love with everything our area has to offer. She is pleased to have put down roots in this community, pursuing her passion as a plastic surgeon and cultivating lasting relationships with our patients, other physicians, and local hospitals.

To meet with Dr. Kath, a board-certified plastic surgeon in West Michigan, request a consultation with her using our online form or call (616) 464-4420.

Education & Training

Dr. Kath attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, completed her general surgery residency at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., and her plastic surgery residency at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. She further refined her surgical skills and pursued her passion for breast surgery by completing a rigorous 1-year fellowship program with Dr. Hammond in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery.

Cosmetic & Reconstructive Procedures

A kind, compassionate plastic surgeon, Dr. Kath helps women and men elevate their confidence by providing the improvements they desire. She offers a wide range of procedures including:

  • Breast surgery procedures such as breast reconstruction, breast reduction, breast augmentation, and male breast reduction for gynecomastia
  • Body contouring options including tummy tuck, liposuction, and post-massive weight loss surgery
  • Facial plastic surgery such as facelift and eyelid surgery, as well as facial fracture management

Personal Interests & Pursuits

In her free time, Dr. Kath likes to run and train for marathons. She thoroughly enjoys the food, music, and art of Grand Rapids and its surrounding areas.

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