Dr. Aviv Katz, DO

Dr. Aviv Katz, DO

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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42 y/o
(58)

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Dr. Aviv Katz, DO is a gastroenterology specialist in Atlantis, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

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Top Care Areas

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Unexplained Weight Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Katz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Originally from Israel, Aviv Katz, MD, was raised in South Florida. He completed an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida with high honors.Subsequently, he trained at the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. There he met his medical school sweetheart and together have three lovely boys.Dr. Katz completed seven years of post-graduate training as well as three years of internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami. He then was elected to serve an extra year as chief resident. Thereafter, he completed an additional three years of gastroenterology & hepatology fellowship training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine / Jackson Memorial Hospital where he performed more than 1900 various endoscopic procedures.His clinical interests include general gastroenterology, hepatology, inflammatory bowel diseases and nutritional disorders.He gladly welcomes new patients."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "We offer specialty expertise in almost all aspects of digestive disease care. Our specialty interests include care for complicated inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver diseases including treatment of chronic hepatitis. We plan on providing an esophageal assessment center in conjunction with some of our surgical colleagues in the near future."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

92  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteroscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Interferon Therapy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Photocoagulation
  • Polypectomy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Tube Feeding

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Nova Southeastern University / College Of Osteopathic Med Fort Lauderdale Fl
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center of Greater Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katz's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
58 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

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 (23)

A wonderful physician. Very caring. Sits with you and explains everything. You don't feel rushed. Office staff is very friendly
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Dr. Katz and his staff are amazing, I know sometimes we as patients feel angry because we do not feel well and do not come off as the nicest people but Dr. Katz and his staff made me feel important and welcomed not just a number.
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I feel so fortunate to have found Dr. Katz. After my doctor of 10 yrs. retired I tried several other doctors and none measured up to the high standard of care I was accustomed to. Then I met Dr. Katz. If you are looking for high quality medical care this is the right doctor. I'm receiving in...more
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Dr. Katz provided outstanding care for my 89 year old father. In an emergency situation, his diagnosis was completely accurate and his treatment was very effective. He was very accessible and always very helpful.
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Dr. Katz is a true professional. I trust him and his knowledge beyond any other GI Dr. I have encountered. He is friendly, outgoing, and very concerned. The office is a little busy, and sometimes communications is lacking but Dr. Katz is well worth these little inconveniences.
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