A board-certified adult cardiac surgeon, Dr. Katz specializes in reconstructive
surgery of the mitral valve, surgery of the aortic and tricuspid valves,
off pump bypass surgery, ablative surgery for atrial fibrillation, left
ventricular reconstruction, and surgery of the aorta.
Dr. Katz has been a practicing surgeon for more than 25 years. After graduating
with honors from New York Medical College in 1985, Dr. Katz completed
his residency in general surgery at NYU Medical Center. Following his
residency, he remained at NYU Medical Center for a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery.
Prior to joining our team as Medical Director of Cardiac Surgery at Jupiter
Medical Center, Dr. Katz worked as a cardiothoracic surgeon at Palm Beach
Gardens Medical Center and Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
Dr. Katz is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and
a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Alpha Omega Alpha
Honor Medical Society. Dr. Katz has also been recognized as a “Top
Palm Beach Illustrated magazine, 2020.
In his free time, Dr. Katz enjoys running marathons. He is also a mineral
and fossil enthusiast.
Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y
Internship: NYU Medical Center
Residency: NYU Medical Center
Fellowship: NYU Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Recognized as a “Top Doctor” in Palm Beach Illustrated 2020