Dr. Howard Katz, MD

Dr. Howard Katz, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Howard Katz, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1982 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, brain injury medicine, and more.Read his story

1190 N State St Ste 202

Jackson, MS 39202

Contact Information

(601) 968-0894

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Bursitis
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more than 81% of peers
Elbow Injuries
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more than 72% of peers
Low Back Pain
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more than 66% 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. Howard T. Katz, MD is a physiatrist who regularly conducts Independent Medical Examinations with Gulf States Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Katz is also the medical director for TASS Brain Injury Rehabilitation, NeuroRestorative-Louisiana, 360 Total Rehab, Mid-South Rehabilitation, Southern Healthcare Agency, Inc. and the Neurologic Rehabilitation Living Center. He earned his M.D. degree from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in 1982. Besides being board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine, Dr. Katz is certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is a member of the American Medical Association, MSMA, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Home Care Physicians (charter member), the Southern Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, AAEM, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, and other professional organizations. He is the founder and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Mississippi."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Katz "Every patient  deserves the time to discuss their problems and concerns with their physician.

I never rush my patients.  I take the time to listen to them and try to help in any way I can."

3  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Univ Of Tn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

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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Dr. Katz's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Katz to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Katz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My first time meeting Dr. Katz when I went to an appt with my best friend Donald Turner had with him my first impression of him was that he was a very understanding and caring Doctor one who put his patients needs first and takes time with them to listen and discuss any issues that they are having....more
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DR. KATZ HAS BEEN MY DOCTOR FOR 28 YEARS AND FROM DAY 1 AND TO THIS DAY HE HAS PROVIDED ME WITH THE BEST CARE IN EVERY WAY YOU COULD ASK FOR.
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He is one of the finest doctors I have ever known ...He is so caring and understanding he is so professional also ...If you are looking for a doctor that really cares then you have found him ....He has a great team that works with him they all are so kind and nice and I" m so thankful to have found...more
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I can not begin to say enough wonderful things about Dr.Katz and his staff. He embodies everything you want in a physician. He is brilliant, kind, compassionate and understanding. These are difficult to find in a doctor, especially when you are in so much pain and misery. I highly recommend him...more
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I HAVE BEEN A PT WITH DR KATZ FOR MORE THAN 1 YEAR. I HAVE BEEN RECOVERING FROM A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND OTHER TRAUMATIC INJURIES. I RECOVERED FAR MORE THAN EXPECTED. DR KATZ AND SEVERAL OTHERS NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD RETURN TO WHERE I STAND TODAY, YET I HAVE AND HERE I AM. 3-29-2015 , I HAD A...more
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