Dr. Shani Katz, DO

Dr. Shani Katz, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
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Dr. Shani Katz, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Aventura, FL and has been practicing for 9 years. She specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story

Spine and Orthopedic Specialists of South Florida

21150 Biscayne Blvd Ste 101

Aventura, FL 33180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Katz

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 96% 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. Shani Katz, DO, has been in practice for over nine years, and is an Orthopedic Surgeon on staff at Aventura Hospital.Dr. Katz completed her medical school training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by her residency and internship at Peninsula Hospital Consortium.As an Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Katz treats conditions and performs procedures related to Orthopedic Surgery, including: Injection Therapy, Total Joint Surgery, Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy, Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Fractures, and Sports Medicine.Dr. Katz's primary office is located at Aventura Orthopaedics in Aventura, Florida."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "I believe the best care is given when the whole patient is treated. All patients deserve a physician who will listen to them and give them the care and attention they deserve."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Subluxation
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint - Varus Deformity
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spondylosis
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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55  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine / New York Institute of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Peninsula Hospital/North Shore/Lij
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Northshore/Lij/Peninsula Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • New York University-Masters In Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1995
  • Nyit/Masters In Business Administration
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Katz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Katz's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (6)

Obtaining an appointment was a nightmare. They so overbook that one is not seen for over an hour from appointment time.
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Without a doubt, the most compitent Doctor I have ever been too.
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Most AWFUL experience! My mother and I sat in the waiting room with my 1 yr old for over 2 hrs! They put my mother in the computer under the wrong name even after her filling out all that paperwork and writing her name on all 8 pages. My mother had x-rays of her hand, we sat in the room for almost...more
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Incompetent narcissist award goes to this DO. 3 HOURS waiting in the office and she didn't even read my test results nor notes from prior ortho that worked in the SAME office before telling me that I needed better insurance and walked out of the room. My insurance had already given prior...more
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Office is very bad about any followup. After first seeing Dr. Katz, she requested I get and MRI for knee pain. I did, expecting a call back. Never happened. I waited a week and left a message. No call back. Repeated a bunch of times and was able to get an appointment for 9:45 am today. Waited in...more
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