Education and Experience
- Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Cleveland OH)/ (1971)
- University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham AL)/ Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery (1980)
- University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham AL)/ Special Cardiovascular Surgery (1978)
- Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston MA)/ Surgery (1976)
- Children's Hospital (Boston MA)/ Chief Resident / Cardiovascular Surgery (1976)
- Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2011)
- Heart and Vascular Institute
In May 2010, Dr. Katz co-directed the first AATS/STS Symposium on Cardiothoracic Critical Care at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He then co-directed the 2011 Symposium at the AATS Annual Meeting. In January 2011, Dr. Katz co-directed the first STS Postgraduate Cardiothoracic Critical Care Symposium at the 47th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and then co-directed the Symposium at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Dr. Katz has participated in a variety of clinical and laboratory research studies. Dr. Katz has had a continuing interest in developing strategies to prevent and manage cardiac surgery-associated renal failure. He has participated in international meetings in this regard, including the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) VI of 2007, ADQI VII of 2008, and was a faculty member of the International Vicenza Course on Critical Care Nephrology in 2010.
His professional memberships include the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
In 2008 he was appointed to the Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and in 2012, he became Associate Editor for Perioperative Management.
- Cardiac Surgery
- Thoracic Surgery
Katz, N.M.; Blackstone, E.H.; Kirklin, J.W.; Karp, R.B.: Incremental Risk Factors for Spinal Cord Injury Following Operation for Acute Traumatic Aortic Transection. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 81:669-674, 1981.
Katz, N.M.; Kim, Y.D.; Ahmed, S.W.; Seigleman, R.; Ved, S.; Wallace,R.B.: Hemodynamics of Protamine Administration: Comparison of Right Atrial, Left Atrial, and Aortic Injections. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 94: 88l-886, l987.
Katz, N.M.; Buchholz, B.J; Howard, E.; O''Connell,J.; DePellegrini, K.; Wallace, R.B.: Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema After Coronary Bypass Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 46:462-464, l988.
Katz, N.M.; Wolfe-Pearce, J.L.; Chase, G.A. Comparison of Results and Risk Factors of Cardiac Surgery in Two Three-year Time Periods in the 1990''s. The American Journal of Cardiology 81:1400-1404, 1998.
Katz, N.M. Left and Right Ventricular Assist with the Bio-Medicus Centrifugal Pump. Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 4:268-276, 1999.
Greenberg M.D.; Katz N.M.; Iuliano S.; Tempesta B.J.; Solomon A.J. Atrial Pacing for the Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation Following Cardiovascular Surgery. J. Am Coll Cardiol, 35:1416-1422, 2000.
Katz, N.M. The Emerging Specialty of Cardiothoracic Surgical Critical Care: The Leadership Role of Cardiothoracic Surgeons on the Multidisciplinary Team. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 134:1109-1111, 2007.
Cruz, D.N.; Ronco, C.; Katz, N. Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin: A Promising Biomarker for Detecting Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury . Expert Commentary. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;139:1101-6.
Katz, N. The Evolution of Cardiothoracic Critical Care. Expert Review. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011;141:3-6.
- Effects of vasopressor therapy on patient outcomes
- Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury