Andrea Katz, MD, FAAP, attended the University of Pennsylvania as an undergraduate, and then received her medical degree from New York Medical College , in Valhalla , NY . She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (now known as New York Presbyterian Hospital ). After completing her residency, Dr. Katz worked as an associate in a pediatric practice in Summit , NJ . She opened Watchung Pediatrics in 1994. Dr. Katz is a board-certified pediatrician and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Katz is active in the NJ chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, working on various committees to ensure the proper health of children. She works closely with medical directors of the insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies so that they recognize policies that improve the healthcare of children, based on AAP guidelines.