Joshua A. Katz is the Director of Montgomery Colorectal Surgery LLC. Dr Katz is board certified in both general surgery and in colon and rectal surgery .
Prior to founding this practice, Dr Katz was an assistant professor and attending surgeon at the George Washington University Medical Center from July 2002 to August 2006.
A double major in chemistry and biology, Dr. Katz graduated from Yale University cum laude. He obtained his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed a residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. He also completed a Research Fellowship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He then completed his clinical training with a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, and served an additional year as Clinical Associate for the Department of Colorectal Surgery.
Dr. Katz’s professional memberships include the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, the Medical Advisory Boards of the Crohns and Colitis Foundation. Dr. Katz serves on the Web site Committee for the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the Education Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology. In addition, he sits on the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse Coordination Panel.
An expert in Colon and Rectal surgery, Dr. Katz’s scientific publications can be found in Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Archives of Surgery, American Journal of Physiology, American Journal of Health -System Pharmacy. He has authored patient information and education packets titled “Understanding Colorectal Cancer Screening,” “Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” “Familial Adenomatous Polyposis,” “Colorectal Diseases,” “Fecal Incontinence,” “Ask the Doctor,” and “What’s Up Down There.” Dr. Katz is a frequent speaker upon surgery for inflammatory bowel diseases, colorectal cancer, functional bowel disease and anorectal diseases.