Dr. Joshua Katz, MD

Dr. Joshua Katz, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(38)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joshua Katz, MD is a general surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1993 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

6029 Walnut Grove Rd Ste 404

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 726-1056

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Our purpose is to care for people with colorectal conditions."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

28

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Yale College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • New York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Katz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Katz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
3.9
based on 38 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

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

Patient Comments (8)

Very caring to has patients and excellent bedside manners. I just love him.
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in Memphis, TN
Dr. Katz was one of the most caring doctors I had to deal with in my diagnosis of a colorectal mass. He tells you like it is, but you can definitely tell that he does care about his patients' well being. I put my life in his hands and trusted him and would do the same with any member of my...more
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in Memphis, TN
This was my first visit to Dr. Katz. I found his office and his staff to be both personable and efficient. My concern was a cyst I had and as I was going on a cruise, I wanted to get the issue resolved. Dr. Katz examined me, put my mind at ease, talked with me, and assured me I could go on with...more
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in Pell City, AL
Josh is the man! He cut out my cancer, explained everything and was accurate about recovery time. He's a lifesaver and a gifted cutter. I'm so lucky to have him in my area.
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in Tampa, Florida
Dr. Katz is extremely skilled in gastro related surgery. He performs numerous surgeries on daily basis. He is God sent. He saved my life. Highly recommend.
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