Dr. Philip Katz, MD

Dr. Philip Katz, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

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Dr. Philip Katz, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

Weill Cornell Gastroenterology

1315 York Ave # Ground

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Learn about Dr. Katz

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Katz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Katz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Katz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Dr. Katz received his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University, where he completed his residency, chief residency and fellowship training. Dr. Katz also served as the GI program director and Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Chief of Medicine at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia and Vice Chair of Medicine at John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Katz has had a distinguished academic career as a clinician, educator and researcher. He's a recognized national authority on esophageal disease. Dr. Katz's research include all aspects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including nocturnal recovery of gastric acid secretion during proton pump inhibitor therapy and esophageal pain perception. He has served as President of the American College of Gastroenterology from 2009-2010 and was honored with the Berk-Fise Clinical Achievement Award in 2013, recognizing his contributions to the field over his distinguished career. He was instrumental in establishing and is currently Co-editor in Chief of the ACG Universe, the on-line learning portal of that organization. He started the ACG national mentoring program during his presidency and has mentored numerous residents and GI fellows over the course of his career."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

69  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Katz is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Katz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Katz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He had knowledge of my medical history at our initial consultation and was able to start definitive procedures. Very impressed. Staff was most helpful. I feel I am in good hands.
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