Douglas G. Katz, MD

4.68 out of 5


Dr. Douglas Katz graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and served his ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. He then completed a fellowship in cornea, external disease and anterior segment surgery at the University of Minnesota. He treats medical and surgical conditions of the cornea and performs cataract and anterior segment surgery. He has an interest in corneal transplantation and infections, including herpetic eye disease and herpes zoster that affects the eye. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has written multiple textbook chapters in the field.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Conditions treated

    • Ocular Surface Disease
    • Herpes Simplex Eye Disease
    • Herpes Zoster Eye Disease
    • Corneal infections
    • Keratoconus
  • Surgeries performed

    • Corneal transplantation surgery
    • Cataract surgery
    • Pterygium surgery
  • Awards

    • Best Doctors® in America, 2015-16
    • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014

Training & Education


University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor


William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Mich.
University of Michigan, School of Medicine, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor


Cornea and External Disease, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Ophthalmology

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