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Dr. Richard Katz

EDUCATION

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
-B.S. Biology

Rush Medical College, Rush Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
-Medical School

Rush Presbyterian, St Luke’s Medical Center
-General Surgery, Internship

The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington D.C.
-Residency

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Katz Orthopaedic Institute
-September 2009 – Present

The Center for Bone and Joint Disease
-August 1993 – August 2009

HCA Regional Medical center at Bayonet Point
-August 1993 – Present

New Port Ritchey Surgery Center
-August 1993 – Present

Medical Center at Trinity
-April 2012 – Present

Team Physician, Washington D.C. Public Schools
-1991 – 1993

Member of Medical Team, Prairie State Games
-1987-1988

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
-Department of Biochemistry, 1983

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Recurrent Anterior Dislocations of the Shoulder: A Long term Follow Up of the Results of the Bankart Procedure

The Evaluation of Proteoglycan Levels in Osteophytic and Normal Human Articular
Cartilage in Osteoarthrisitis

Assisted in the design and testing of Meridian Hip Stem System with Stryker Corp.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Named Among 2009 America’s Top Orthopedists for Adult Reconstruction and Sports Medicine
Listed Among Biltmore’s Who’s Who of America’s Leading Professionals
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society
Consult Physician of the Year for The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

U.S. Senate Committee Member on Physician’s for Health Care Reform
Pasco Medical Society
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Florida Medical Association
Southern Medical Association
University of Michigan Alumni Association
Florida Orthopaedic Society
Rush Medical Alumni Association

PUBLICATIONS 

Williams, James, Katz, R. J.; Childs, D.; Thonar, E.J. “Tropical Variation in Proteoglycans from Osteophytic and Normal Articular Cartilage”, The Anatomical record, 218:148A

Williams, James, Katz, R. J.; Childs, D.; Thonar, E.J. “Kerritian Sulfate Levels in Superficial and Deep Layers of Osteoarthritis”, Calcified Tissues In; 42-162-166

PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIP

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Florida Orthopaedic Society
Florida Medical Association
Eastern Orthopaedic Association

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