Philip O. Katz, MD
Dr. Katz is Chairman of the Division of Gastroenterology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He served his residency and chief residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He completed a faculty development fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
A recognized national authority on esophageal disease, Dr. Katzs research interests include all aspects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including nocturnal recovery of gastric acid secretion during proton pump inhibitor therapy and esophageal pain perception. Dr. Katz is a practicing clinician with active teaching and editorial positions. In addition to lecturing on many gastroenterology-related topics, Dr. Katz is an editorial reviewer for Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Journal of the American Geriatric Association, and Digestive Diseases and Sciences. He has contributed to the publication of over 100 peer-reviewed papers, as well as numerous abstracts, books, book chapters, and monographs.