Dr. David Katz, MD

Dr. David Katz, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(41)
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Dr. David Katz, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

1765 Old West Broad St # 200

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

(706) 549-1663

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Emory University Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Emory University Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Vanderbilt Orthopedics Hand and Upper Extremity Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
4.8
based on 41 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 (11)

in CLAYTON
Dr. Katz very quickly determined what was causing pain in both wrists. He explained everything that I did not know about the condition and recommended a procedure that would eliminate the pain moving forward. The procedure was quick and painless and the problem was resolved. Great physician and...more
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in Monticello, GA
The first time, you meet Dr. Katz, you feel like you are talking to an old friend. Always courteous with a smile. He treated for dupuytrens contracture, explaned the problem,and gave me options for treatment. We went with "wide awake hand surgery". Everything, went well, healing well. Dr Katz, and...more
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in Elberton, Ga
I fell and broke my right wrist in Atlanta, Georgia visiting with my son. We called and Dr. Katz worked me on the following day. Surgery was scheduled for the next day. This happened in last of April 2017 and it has just been 3 months. I am doing wonderful. Dr. Katz and staff have been amazing. ...more
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in Madison, GA
I have been very satisfied with my treatment under Dr. Katz. His knowledge and expertise in Dupuytrens contracture is quite evident and, just as important, his courteous and caring attitude contribute strongly to making an otherwise unpleasant experience quite tolerable. I have no hesitation in...more
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in Hartwell, GA
I really liked Dr Katz. He was polite and friendly and had a smile when he greeted you. He explained exactly what needed to be done, his recommendations and what I should expect from the surgery for carpel tunnel (Hands) and cubital (Elbows). He answered all my questions and concerns, even though...more
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