Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Director
Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MS graduated from Princeton University in 1980, attended Yale Medical School, and completed a medical internship and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a Rheumatology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received a Master’s Degree in 1990 at Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Katz is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Katz has focused his research on the evaluation and outcomes of musculoskeletal disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome, lumbar spinal stenosis and osteoarthritis and lower extremity joint replacement. Dr. Katz is Director of the Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Principal Investigator of the Brigham Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (an NIH P60 Center), the MeTeOR Trial (a five center RCT of the efficacy of arthroscopic partial meniscectomy) and a NIAMS funded T32 clinical research training program. He is Deputy Editor for Methodology of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and served on the National Academy of Sciences Panel on Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace.