Jeffrey N. Katz, MD - Rheumatology

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD - Rheumatology

Dr. Jeffrey Katz reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Katz's areas of expertise include osteoarthritis, back pain, and consultation regarding surgical interventions. Dr. Katz is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Education and Training

MD: Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT, 1984

Intern in Medicine: New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 1984–1985

Resident in Medicine: New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 1985–1987

Clinical Fellow in Rheumatology: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1987–1988

Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1988–1990


American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Academic Appointments

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA:

  • Professor, Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2010–present
  • Associate Professor, Medicine, 1998–2010
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, 1991–1997
  • Instructor, Medicine, 1990–1991

Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA:

  • Professor, Epidemiology and Environmental Health, 2010–present
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology, 2008–2010
  • Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003–2010
  • Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management, 2003–2010
  • Associate Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, 1999–2010

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Katz serves as the President-Elect for the Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

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