Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Richard L. Katz, who serves patients in New York.
(ProNewsReport Editorial):- New York City, New York Feb 17, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Katz has been practicing orthopaedic surgery in the Capital District since 1991. He is in practice with OrthoNY, working out of the offices in Albany, Latham, and Clifton Park.
Board-certified in orthopaedics and fellowship-trained in joint replacement surgery, he is one of a handful of surgeons in Albany to offer the “Signature Knee,” a revolutionary, custom fit total knee replacement system. He also performs hip replacements and Birmingham Hip Resurfacing.
His practice accepts all areas of orthopaedics with his special interest being in patients with joint disorders and joint replacement surgery. He also performs patellofemoral replacements for relief of pain in the kneecap caused by arthritis and wear.
A native of Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from Vanier College. He then attended the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, followed by an internship at the Jewish General Hospital. After doing a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Montreal General Hospital, he did a fellowship at University Hospital in London, Ontario specializing in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery.
Recognized as a leader in his field, he is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopaedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopaedic surgeons.
In direct affiliation with his industry, Dr. Katz is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He also sits on the Board of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
A member of the Board of Directors of the Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center, his other hospital affiliations include St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany Memorial Hospital, and Samaritan Hospital.
Orthopaedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
On a more personal note, Dr. Katz’s favorite publication is the Journal of Arthroplasty. He is fluent in both English and French.
Learn More about Dr. Richard L. Katz:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1327702-Richard-Katz-Orthopedist or through OrthoNY, https://orthony.com/providers/richard-l-katz-md/
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