Michael J. Katz, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 516 593-5707
  • Cell: 516 642-2155
  • Fax: 516 593- 5815
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedics - Non-Surgical

Specialty Focus: Arthroscopic Surgery, Fracture Treatment, Joint Replacement, Neck Injury, Back Injury, Shoulder Injury, Hip Injury, Knee Injury, Ankle Injury, Orthopedic Surgery, Medical Legal Evaluation, Expert Witness, Deability Evaluation, Legal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Hand Surgery

Education: MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Surgery, University of Pennsylvania; Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania; Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 48

Additional Information

Michael J. Katz, M.D., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Medicine. He has had an active Orthopaedic practice in New York since 1985. He has considerable medical legal experience performing independent medical evaluations and testimony. He has an office in Queens County. He is currently Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at NY Harbor VA Medical Center. Dr. Katz received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his internship/residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Katz was initially certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1987 and was recertified in 2003 and again as of 2014. Dr. Katz is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nassau County Medical Society, American Medical Association and American Fracture Association. Dr. Katz has been an expert consultant for the US Federal Court as well as NY State Attorney General. Dr. Katz has been listed as one of the “Best Doctors in New York” in New York Magazine. He has been recognized in Marquis Who’s Who in American Medicine, Castle and Connolly’s Best Doctors, Top Orthopaedists in America and Cambridge Who’s Who in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Katz is available to review medical records, provide consultation regarding case strategy and trial preparation, provide IME’s and expert witness testimony for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Specialty: Determination of Permanent Impairment in high value cases. CV Link