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Orthopedic Surgery

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Michael J. Katz, M.D., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine. He has had an active Orthopaedic practice in New York since 1985, and has also served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the New York Harbor VA Medical Center. He treats neck, back, and joint problems as well as fractures. His surgical experience has included shoulder and knee arthroscopy, hip and knee replacement, upper and lower extremity surgery for acute and non-acute issues. He has considerable medical/ legal experience performing independent medical evaluations and testimony. He has an office in Queens County.

Dr. Katz received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his internship/residency at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Katz was initially certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1987 and was recertified in 2003 and again as of 2014.

Dr. Katz is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nassau County Medical Society, American Medical Association and American Fracture Association. Dr. Katz has been an expert consultant for the US Federal Court as well as NY State Attorney General.

Dr. Katz has been listed as one of the "Best Doctors in New York" in New York Magazine. He has been recognized in Marquis Who's Who in American Medicine, Castle and Connolly's Best Doctors, Top Orthopaedists in America and Cambridge Who's Who in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Katz is available to review medical records, provide consultation regarding case strategy and trial advice, provide IME's and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense attorneys.