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Douglas G. Katz, MD

| 4.68 out of 5
169 ratings | 12 comments
Douglas G. Katz, MD
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  • Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care)
  • About

    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


    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

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.68 out of 5
    169 ratings |12 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    January, 2020
    *Katz & staff - TOP NOTCH!

    December, 2019
    *Dr. Katz and his staff took away a lot of my fears about my eye surgery.

    December, 2019
    This was the first time I have seen Dr. Katz. It was also the first time that an opthalmologist saw me within 1 hour of the appointment time. I hope Dr. Katz will continue to be my doctor.

    December, 2019
    no issues at this visit, Dr. Katz and Staff were very professional.

    November, 2019
    Dr. Katz and his team provide excellent care. I could not be happier with their service.

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  • Conditions treated

    • Ocular Surface Disease
    • Herpes Simplex Eye Disease
    • Herpes Zoster Eye Disease
    • Corneal infections
    • Keratoconus
  • Awards

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


    UK Advanced Eye Care

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    110 Conn Terrace
    Fourth and Fifth Floors
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Fax 859-323-8510 (General) and 859-257-6718 (Referring Providers)

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

    UK Advanced Eye Care – Baptist Health Eye Clinic

    Baptist Health Lexington
    UK HealthCare - Baptist Health
    1760 Nicholasville Road
    Suite 203
    Lexington, KY 40503

    (Corneal and external diseases, primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders)


    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    1101 Veterans Way
    Lexington, KY 40502

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