About Richard J Katz

Born in Detroit, Dr. Katz attended the University of Michigan and went on to study medicine at Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.  He interned at Rush Presbyterian-St Luke’s Medical Center and did his residency at The George Washington University Medical Center, where he was chief resident from 1992 – 1993.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the Medical Honor Society.  Dr. Katz was awarded Consulting Physician of the Year at the George Washington University Medical Center.

Dr. Katz specializes in Adult Reconstructive Surgery and Sports Medicine, including Arthroscopic repair of the Knees and Shoulders and Total Joint Replacement of the Shoulders, Knees and Hips.


Medical School
Rush Medical College of Rush University

Rush-Presbyterian -St.Luke's Medical Center

George Washington University Hospital

George Washington University Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

American Board Orthopedic Surgery



Languages Spoken


Procedures & Conditions

Injury, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Fracture Care, Arthritis, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy


Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

Katz Orthopedic Institute
14153 Yosemite Dr
Suite 103
Hudson, FL 34667
Phone: (727) 869-2662
Fax: (727) 869-2660

Accepted Insurance

Most Insurances Accepted