Richard M. Katz, M.D.

Headshot of Richard M. Katz
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics


General Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Research Interests

Gastroenterology; Nutrition


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5089
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-367-4196


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. more


  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes


Additional Training


Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Washington University
St. Louis, MO


University of Chicago
Residency in Pediatrics
Chicago, IL

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


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


American Board of Pediatrics
Board in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 

American Board of Pediatrics

Activities & Honors


  • 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, 2010
  • Member, Maryland Governor’s Commission Committee on Childhood Obesity, 2008
  • Member, National Task Force on Childhood Obesity, 2008

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