Katz studied Medicine at Cambridge University (1985-1988) and University College London (1988-1991), qualifying in 1991. He began specialist training in endocrinology in 1994, whilst working in the internationally renowned Department of Endocrinology at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Dr Katz returned to University College London (UCL) for specialist registrar training from 1994-2001, working with eminent endocrinologists at UCL , The Royal Free and Whittington Hospitals. From 1996-1998, he undertook a 2-year research fellowship, culminating in an MD Thesis on “obesity and polycystic ovary syndrome”. In 1999, Dr Katz worked as a registrar in Sydney, Australia, gaining an international perspective on endocrinology.
Dr Katz has worked as a consultant physician and endocrinologist since 2001 and was appointed as Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Barnet Hospital in 2005. Dr Katz is Head of the Diabetes & Endocrinology Department at Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust. In 2009, Dr Katz was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)- an honour granted to consultants providing the highest standards of care.
Dr Katz has broad experience in diagnosing and treating the full range of endocrine disorders, with a special interest in thyroid disorders (overactive and underactive thyroid) , polycystic ovary syndrome and diabetes. He works closely with a highly skilled private dietician and private diabetes specialist nurse to support patients under his care.