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Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Director, Pediatric Selectives and Electives
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Robert K. Katz, MD, is an associate program director for the general pediatrics residency program at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. He is also an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Zucker School of Medicine where he directs the pediatric elective and selective program.

Dr. Katz is active in a number of professional committees and organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors and the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. As an associate program director, he has been awarded the “Teaching Attending of the Year” prize and the “Outstanding Achievement in Medical Student Teaching,” from the Leo Davidoff Society of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He is also very active in his community, previously serving on the board of directors for the Great Neck Synagogue and presently serving as chair of the Hebrew Board of Education at North Shore Hebrew Academy.

Dr. Katz received a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in biochemistry from New York University before attending Sackler School of Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital and served as chief resident. Over his career, he has published many papers and conducted research studies in topics ranging from the value of abdominal x-rays in pediatric emergency departments to growth and development of mice breathing.