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Catherine Avery (née Fox) is a brilliant urologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital who occassionally comes to Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital to consult on a case or to visit her boyfriend Richard Webber and her son Jackson. She's also the board chairman of the Harper Avery Foundation.

History Edit

Penile Transplant at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital Edit

Catherine Avery first appeared at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital when she performed a penile transplant with the assistance of Mark Sloan, Jackson Avery, Meredith Grey, and April Kepner. She said this was the first penile transplant ever done in the United States.

Relationships Edit

Romantic Edit

Richard Webber Edit

Catherine was a proctor at the boards exams. Her presence seemed to affect Jackson's concentration although in the end, he still passed his boards. She and Richard Webber began a sexual relationship during this time.

They continue to develop this relationship. Following the death of his wife, Catherine sent him a box of cookies and offered companionship. ("The End is the Beginning is the End")

Familial Edit

Jackson Avery Edit

Jackson Avery is her son. He gets irritated easily because she butts into his personal life.

Career Edit

Catherine is an attending urologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is also the chairman of the board of the Harper Avery Foundation.

She occasionally consulted at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital and performed the country's first penile transplant there.

In 2012, she served as a board examiner in San Francisco, CA.

Notes and Trivia Edit

  • When Catherine visits, she brings her own lab coat from Brigham and Women's Hospital.
  • Catherine says she has her own ways to know details about Jackson's life. 
  • She used to be Facebook friends with April Kepner. ("Love, Loss and Legacy")
  • When she was ten years old, she loved waffles. ("Fear (of the Unknown)")
  • She hates eggs. ("Fear (of the Unknown)")