Dr. Avery Katz, MD

Dr. Avery Katz, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(29)
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Dr. Avery Katz, MD is a neurology specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurology.

905 Allwood Rd Ste 105

Clifton, NJ 07012

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Tension Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Patients come first. Primary care neurology to second opinion consults."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electronystagmogram

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • HealthGrades Honor Roll, 2011-2012
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
2.9
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Katz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Office staff is horrible. I was lucky enough to actually have someone answer the phone, was on hold for 24 minutes then they hung up. Was having a relapse and because I couldn't get in touch even after leaving several voicemails I ended up in ER twice. Dr said office will make appt for next day....more
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in Paterson, NJ |
I'm dealing with Lupus from 6 years with a horrible migraines, tingling, numbness in my arms; always in horrible pain I saw different doctors include different neurologist as well I saw finally Dr. Katz and with his diagnostic and 2 meds my migraines are in control together with the rest of the...more
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in Montclair, NJ |
Dr. Katz is a terrific Doctor. Very knowledgeable and caring. Thanks to him I am fully recovered from a stroke last June. He has also been very helpful in referring me to other excellent Doctors who have also been pivotal in my recovery.
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Clifton , NJ |
can never get in touch with the office. office staff rude, phone rings and rings they finally answer put you on hold for over a half hour. Dr. has no bed side manner what so ever makes you wait over a hour to be seen. I do not recommend this Dr. at all.
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in Nutley, NJ |
I have been dealing with Dr. Katz for a couple of years now and to be honest I am very impressed with him. He listens to the issues and does not make me feel like he is rushing me out the door. Because of that and his determination we have made great strides in my treatment. I would very much...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Katz accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Katz has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
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