Dr. Leon Katz

Bariatrics
Chester, PA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Chester, PA

Address

Professional office building 2, Suite 326, Chester, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Independence Blue Cross

Keystone Health Plan

Keystone Mercy Health Plan

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Hello, I am Dr. Leon Katz and I am a proud father of two fantastic boys. My wife and I have been married for the last 15 years. I enjoy jazz piano and exercising.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Bariatrics

General Surgery

Languages spoken

Russian

Doctor Q&A

202 Answers
67 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
Keep it up: As a surgeon it is hard for me to tell you if this is a typical result but you should be very proud of your accomplishment. To go from ef 20% to 50% m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
Second opinion: You certainly would benefit from seeing a vascular surgeon and especially one that has special interest in venous diseases. Please understand that the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leon Katz
Dr. Leon Katz answered
29 years experience Bariatrics
Hang in there: Remember you are not on a diet, you are changing your lifestyle and how you eat. It is perfectly normal for you to eat foods that are not healthy ever ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Dec 8, 2012
Dr Katz is very knowledgable and capable.
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Dec 16, 2012
I have had the honor of becoming a patient of Dr. Leon Katz M.D. I work in the healthcare community and I did my research on who's who in the weight loss surgical fields. I visited other programs and ...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
My entire life, I have struggled with my weight. I was always the "chubby, cute kid", always teased, that had a beautiful face, but the rest of me, could go to "hell in a hand basket" , hahaha......I ...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks! 15+yrs, have IBS-d treated with Bentyl, worse. 5+ yrs complicated migraine, joint pain & stiffness (neck, back, hips joints).
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I have diverticulitis and I can't get my stomach, lower abdomen to stop hurting. I feel sick everyday and can't eat anything.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This info is interesting but does not address my original question. I hope I will get an answer to that. Thank you.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston

Residency

Beth Israel Medical Center

Awards

Bausch and Lomb Medal for Science and Math, Bausch and Lomb

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
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