Dr. Ian Katz, MD

Dr. Ian Katz, MD

Venous and Lymphatic Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Ian Katz, MD is a venous and lymphatic medicine specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in venous and lymphatic medicine and general surgery.Read his story

2675 N Decatur Rd Ste 611

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(404) 501-9377

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 67% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 49% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
more than 44% of peers

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Dr. Katz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "For more than 35 years, board-certified surgeon Dr. Ian Katz has been a top doctor sought after in his specialty. He prides himself on offering the best evidence-based solution for each of his patient's individual needs, and he has helped hundreds of patients successfully treat their Varicose and Spider Vein issues with minimal scarring. Dr. Katz specializes in Phlebology, the specialty of treating varicose vein disease and sclerotherapy. At DeKalb Vein Center, Dr. Katz utilizes advanced technology and minimally invasive procedures when possible. He seeks to offer the most efficient, safe, and effective procedures that treat the underlying issues and help patients get back on their feet with no downtime."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "We know how important it is to find the right physician and Dr. Katz is dedicated to making you feel at ease throughout the exam and the procedure. He will thoroughly evaluate your condition, discuss the details and present you with a course of action that works best for you. We have the confidence that we can provide the best treatment for you."

2  Specialties

  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Atlanta Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katz was patronizing and treated me like I was unintelligent. He called a lump I had in the armpit/ breast area “unimpressive”. I was explaining my believes in why I don’t use a certain product and his response was “oh so you’re a scientist now”. He felt around and said he could see but...Read More
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Dr. Katz is awesome. He spent a lot of time helping us understand the blood flow in the legs and help me understand that my issue was bigger than spider veins which is what I have going in to have treated. He explained what he was looking at and had suggestions that he provided. There was no...Read More
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Dr. Katz is the best surgeon I have come across so far. First, his office is very clean and friendly, which I love. I am so comfortable when I am there. I know that I will be taken care of. The front desk staff is also amazing. Dr. Katz not only explains thoroughly my procedure, but my pre-op and...Read More
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The entire experience was great! Parking was easy and very convenient to Dr. Katz's office. His office staff was very friendly and helpful. I really liked Dr. Katz. He was very personable and explained exactly what he was doing and why he was doing it. He was very good and very efficient. So far,...Read More
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Great experience at Dekalb Vein Center with Dr. Katz! The staff was very warm and attentive! I had vein ablation done on both legs and am feeling little to no pain in either of my legs. Prior to the procedure, both of my legs would swell and hurt all the time and now I'm looking forward to great...Read More
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