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Richard M. Katz, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Research Interests: Gastroenterology; Nutrition

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-5089

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5089
Fax: 410-367-4196

Background

Dr. Richard M. Katz is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is pediatric gastroenterology. 

He serves as the vice-president of medical affairs at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins. He is also the medical director of the Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital Feeding Disorders Program.

Dr. Katz earned a B.A. from Washington University of St. Louis and received his M.D. from Northwestern University. He completed residencies in pediatrics at the University of Chicago and the University of California, San Diego, and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at the University of California, San Francisco. He also received a master of business administration degree from Johns Hopkins University.

He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member the North American Society of Pediatric Gastronomy and Nutrition, the American Gastroenterologic Association, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the American College of Physician Executives. 

He sits on the Child Health Quality Council and the National Task Force on Childhood Obesity and is a member of the Maryland Governor’s Commission Committee on Childhood Obesity. He holds certifications in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition from the American Board of Pediatrics.

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Education

Additional Training

Education

M.D.
Northwestern University School of Medicine
1978
Chicago, IL

M.B.A.
Johns Hopkins University
2000
Baltimore, MD

B.A.
Washington University
1974
St. Louis, MO

Training

University of Chicago
1980
Residency in Pediatrics
Chicago, IL

University of California, San Diego
1981
Residency in Pediatrics
San Diego, CA

Fellowships

University of California, San Francisco
Gastroenterology and Nutrition
1984
San Francisco, CA

Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
1990
Board in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

American Board of Pediatrics
1983
Pediatrics

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1984
  • Member, American College of Physician Executives
  • Member, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • Member, American Gastroenterologic Association
  • Member, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Member, Specialty Hospital Section, National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions

Professional Activities

  • Member, Child Health Quality Council, National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions, 2010
  • Member, Maryland Governor’s Commission Committee on Childhood Obesity, 2008
  • Member, National Task Force on Childhood Obesity, National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions, 2008
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