Dr. Arthur Katz, MD

Dr. Arthur Katz, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(61)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Arthur Katz, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Merrillville, IN. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

333 W 89th Ave Ste W1

Merrillville, IN 46410

Contact Information

(219) 769-8441

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Postnasal Drip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Sinus Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Chicago Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
4.4
based on 61 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Katz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
Houston, TX |
He was quick to recommend surgery, quick to cut, quick to leave the exam room, and the problem returned really quick. His nurse spent more time with me than he did.
in Chicago, IL |
If I could give zero I would. I went to see Dr. Katz for a clogged ear which turned out to be an accumulation of ear wax, no other complaints. By the end of the visit I Was TOLD I had a deviated septum and of the many problems it would cause me. I was prescribed medicine and told that I didn't need to take it, but to make sure I filled it because Insurance would justify that I would then need a Cat scan before eventual surgery. Bottom line, his business and making $ are his primary concern.
in Hobart, IN |
Since moving, I've change every doctor except, Dr. Katz. I will travel to his office. He is patient and speaks to you like a person and at you...not while looking down at a chart. All of my asthma, allergy relief has come from him and most recently, my hearing aids. I rapidly lost my hearing and he gave me options of treatment without cramming an expensive hearing aid at me. Although that is what I ultimately needed, but not without trying other alternatives. I will never change this doctor
in Olympia Fields, IL |
My nose was blocked for years. I went to many different doctors for different opinions until I found Dr. Katz. He tried me on many different medications with little relief and decided that I was a candidate for balloon sinuplasty. It was an outpatient procedure and I was breathing better within days. I cannot thank Dr. Katz enough.
in Crown Point, IN |
Great doctor, would recommend
in Olympia Fields, IL |
Very nice doctor! I was having sinus problems for years, I thought I had tried everything. I went to see Dr. Katz and I finally felt better!! Thank you so much!!
in Lynwood, IL |
Surprised by positive reviews. My experience was horrible. I put my trust, and my personal health, in the care of this specialist... For each of my 2 visits, I waited for an hour, listening to the staff's personal jibber-jabber. Spent a total of (maybe) 15 minutes for both visits - combined. Never felt like he listened to my concerns, but spent his time talking AT me instead. I will not return.
in Munster, IN |
went in because i couldn't hear out of my left ear-felt like water was stuck in there. the nurse cleaned out my ear and got a bunch of junk out of it and now i can hear again. the staff is very nice, and the doctor made me feel comfortable and was joking with me- actually took the time to speak with me-i would recommend dr. katz to others.
in Chicago Heights, IL |
My wife has been yelling at me for years because she wanted me to get hearing aides. I finally went to Dr. Katz and was evaluated for hearing aides and I now can hear very well. Thank you doctor!
in Merrillville, IN |
I was having trouble swallowing and food getting stuck in my throat and ive seen 2 doctors prior to seeing Dr. katz which did not know what my diagnosis was- I was being treated with acid meds which I did not have acid but the doctors did not want to believe me- I went to see Dr. katz and he ordered thyroid testing come to find out I had an issue with my thyroid. After all the treatment I was receiving from other doctors which was useless now I no my issue. I would recommend him to anyone
in Richton Park, IL |
I'm really glad other people had a good experience with Dr. Katz. Mine was exceptionally bad. He spent about one minute with me, didn't listen to me, pushed allergy shots when I wasn't sure I wanted them, and spoke to me in such an unnecessarily demeaning way.
Denver, CO |
He canceled numerous appointments, delayed surgery with unneeded testing. Prescribed wrong dosage of a medication
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Dr. Katz accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Indiana
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Katz has admitting privileges

Community Hospital
901 MacArthur Blvd
Munster, IN 46321
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Franciscan Health Crown Point
1201 S Main St
Crown Point, IN 46307
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Franciscan Health Dyer
24 Joliet St
Dyer, IN 46311
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Franciscan Health Hammond
5454 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
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Franciscan Health Olympia Fields
20201 Crawford Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461
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Franciscan Healthcare Munster
701 Superior Ave
Munster, IN 46321
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St. Catherine Hospital
4321 Fir St
East Chicago, IN 46312
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St. Mary Medical Center
1500 S Lake Park Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
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