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Dr. Katz's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Graduated from Sackler School of Medicine Magna Cum Laude in 1976. After 4 years of military service as a physician in the Israeli Navy Special Forces, took his initial training in neurology in Israel, following which he served as the Commanding Officer of the Israeli Navy Hyperbaric and Medical Institute (INHMI). In 1987 he came to the US for a fellowship in Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders and Clinical Neurophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic. He continued his fellowship in Epilepsy at Yale, where he stayed as an Associate Research Scientist until 1993, when he started the Epilepsy Center at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT. He stayed as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, for the following 20 years. Dr. Katz received several prestigious Fellowship Awards by the American Epilepsy Society (Merritt Putnam Fellowship), the American EEG Society (Hans Berger Fellowship) and the William Gowers Fellowship by Abbott Laboratories. He received numerous other scientific, teaching and service awards including the Life Saving Award of the Milford Chief of Police in 1997 (Milford, CT). In his 10 years at Norwalk Hospital Dr. Katz served as the director of the Epilepsy Center, Director of Diving Medicine and the co-director of the Sleep Disorder Center. He also served as the Board Member and director of the Medical Advisory Committee of the American Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut. In 2002 Dr. Katz started a solo practice where he focuses on the treatment of the neurological complications of Lyme disease and neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative conditions associated with Lyme disease. In the past 20 years Dr. Katz conducted several clinical research studies including an IRB approved study on the treatment of Alzheimer's Didease with Intrathecal Immunoglobulins, which is still ongoing. Other IRB approved studies he conducted are related to the FDA approved medical device he invented and developed, FlowKeepers, that is about to be released in late fall 2017. Dr. Katz has been listed as America's Best Professionals top 5% (2016), Connecticut Top 10 Specialists (2015), Professional of the Year in Neurology by World Wide Registry (2016) and Most Compassionate Doctor (2010, 2013, 2015). Dr. Katz compiled over a 100 scientific published papers and abstracts in his fields of expertise. He practices in Orange, Connecticut."
This content was provided by Dr. Katz "1. Patients with complex health conditions need time to be heard. The standard time for a specialist is 45 minutes for an initial visit and 15 minutes for a follow up. Many of the patients I see come after visiting with dozens of physicians for several years. In 45 minutes they cannot cover the extent of their medical history. Nor will 15 minutes start addressing their ongoing condition on a follow up visit.
2. The doctor is the health advocate of his patient. The patient shouldn't feel that his doctor is confrontational or "doesn't believe" in the validity of his/her symptoms.
3. Any child, adolescent, or adult who develop abrupt changes in behavior, academic achievements, cognitive abilities, or physical condition should have a comprehensive medical and neurological work up, that in a Lyme endemic areas will include testing for tick borne diseases."
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Difficulty With Walking
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Trigger Point Injection
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Connecticut.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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U Tel Aviv
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
Tel Aviv University / Sackler Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1976
Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
Tel Aviv Med Ctr
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
Abba Khoushi School Of Medicine In Haifa
Other Education | Completed 1986
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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