Dr. Andres Katz, MD

Dr. Andres Katz, MD

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Dr. Andres Katz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Navarra / Faculty Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

8230 Walnut Hill Ln Ste 320

Dallas, TX 75231

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Katz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katz treats Venous Insufficiency more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Katz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katz treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Katz treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Katz treats Varicose Veins more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Katz treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Katz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patient care and wellness is the primary goal of a physician. As a surgeon with more than 30 years of experience I believe that it is more important to decide when not to operate than to perform an intervention that might not benefit the patient even...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1982
U Paris Paul Brousse Hosp
1978
U Manitoba
Fellowship Hospital
1978
University Of Manitoba / Faculty Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1977
University Hospital-St Paul
Residency Hospital
1973
University Hospital-St Paul
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Navarra / Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1965
Liceo Guatemala
Undergraduate School
1982
1978
1978
1977
1973
1972
1965

Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Katz

3.8

Based on 13 reviews

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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(3)

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The nurse, Jackie, was very rude and terse with me when I called for surgery info re: my 24 year old son (with his verbal permission.) I understand and respect hippa laws, but her demeanor was very unkind & impatient in her responses to me. It would have been so easy had she kindly said she...Read More
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Dr. Katz has done an excellent job with my laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder surgery). I feel so much better now and recovery is going very well. He explained everything very clearly to me and I felt completely comfortable and secure with his expertise going into surgery. I would highly...Read More
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Other than the front desk employees, my experience here was horrid! I was asked to come in 30 minutes early to fill out new patient paperwork, which I did. I still took over an hour before I was called back to see the doctor. His bedside manner leaves a lot to be desired. (Not enough characters to...Read More
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Would highly recommend. Dr. Katz is quiet and doesn't say much...he does what he needs to do, and leaves. So if you want to discuss your upcoming surgery with him, have your questions planned ahead of time. He answered all of my questions during my consultation...plus I discovered that he had...Read More
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Simply put, Dr. Katz saved my life in 1982, when I was 17 yes old. Awesome surgeon!!!
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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthPartners
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Paramount
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Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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