Dr. Paul Katzenstein, MD

Dr. Paul Katzenstein, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Paul Katzenstein, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Lees Summit, MO. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

20 NE Saint Lukes Blvd Ste 350

Lees Summit, MO 64086

Contact Information

(816) 943-0706

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 98% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Katzenstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katzenstein "Dr. Katzenstein completed his undergraduate training at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn., in 1976. He worked and participated in a master's program at the University of Minnesota, then attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine, graduating in 1983. He had internal medicine training Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, 1983-1986. He worked for the Hopkins Health Plan for one year as an internist, then moved to Cleveland for Rheumatology fellowship training at Case Western University, where he completed the training in 1989. He then moved to Houston, where he was a full-time faculty member at the University of Texas from 1989 to 1995. During his tenure at UT, he was involved in teaching, patient care and basic science research. He subsequently moved into private practice, first in Houston and since 1997 in Kansas City. Dr. Katzenstein is board-certified in rheumatology and in internal medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Katzenstein was born and raised in Baltimore, still has family there and misses Chesapeake Bay and Gulf blue crabs. He spends his spare team with his three children and with friends; interests and hobbies include swimming (for fitness), reading, and community service."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katzenstein "The practice of Rheumatology is largely based on clinical research, evidence based medical treatment of rheumatological disorders has helped patients lead near normal lives while minimizing disabilities."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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  • Macalester College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • John Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katzenstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katzenstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katzenstein to family and friends
39 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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Dr. Katzenstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I felt that Dr Katzenstein while I saw him in the Kansas City area during 2016 was wonderful. He was very detailed with everything that he did and was very problem focused in his approach. It's unfortunate for the people in the Kansas City area that he moved back to the east coast earlier this...more
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Dr Katzenstein is a great, hardworking Doctor. Very intelligent and takes time to listen and explain.
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