Gregory J. Katz, M.D.

Dr. Katz, a graduate of the University of Illinois Medical School, completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. His fellowship in glaucoma was performed at the University of Michigan. He is board certified in ophthalmology and has been in practice with Huron Ophthalmology, P.C. since 1994.  He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Medical Association, the Michigan State Medical Society and the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.  He has published numerous articles in journals including Ophthalmology, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Journal of Glaucoma, Clinical Ophthalmology, Eye, Archives of Ophthalmology, JAMA Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Current Medical Research and Opinion, Ocular Surgery News, Glaucoma Today, Ophthalmology Times, and Ophthalmology Management.  

 

Dr. Katz is involved in multiple clinical drug and surgical trials looking at better ways to treat glaucoma.  He has lectured extensively at local, state, national and international meetings including the annual meetings of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Brazilian Glaucoma Society, the European Glaucoma Society, the Mexican Glaucoma Society, the Colombian Glaucoma Society, the Argentina Society of Ophthalmology, the Latin American Glaucoma Society, the Canadian Ophthalmology Society, the World Ophthalmology Congress and the World Glaucoma Congress.  He is a peer reviewer for the journals Clinical Ophthalmology, Jacobs Journal of Ophthalmology, European Ophthalmic Review, the Cochrane Library, and Advances in Therapy, as well as serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and the Clinical Journal of Ophthalmology.  He is a consultant to the State of Michigan's Bureau of Health Professions, Medical Director of Utilization Management for BCBS of Michigan, and serves on the FDA's division of Ophthalmic Devices.  He is a Committee Chair for the American Board of Ophthalmology's Examination Development Committee, which writes the questions for the Ophthalmology Board Examination.  He has also performed hundreds of cataract and glaucoma surgeries on numerous mission trips to West Africa and India.  Dr. Katz specializes in cataract surgery and the treatment of glaucoma.