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Richard L Katz, MDOrthopedic Surgeon in Albany, Clifton Park and Latham, NY

Richard L Katz

Board-certified in orthopedics and fellowship trained in joint replacement surgery, including hip and knee replacements. His practice accepts all areas of orthopedic need, with special interest in joint disorders and replacement, including patella femoral replacements for relief of kneecap pain caused by arthritis and wear.

Specialties: Hip , Knee , Total Joint Replacement


  • Albany


    121 Everett Road
    Albany, NY 12205

  • Clifton Park

    Clifton Park

    1768 Route 9
    Clifton Park, NY 12065

  • Latham


    711 Troy-Schenectady Road
    Suite 111, Latham, NY 12110

Dr. Richard L. Katz has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the Capital District since 1991. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from Vanier College and attended medical school at McGill University, followed by an internship at the Jewish General Hospital.  After doing a residency at the Montreal General Hospital in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Katz did a fellowship in London Ontario specializing in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery.

Dr. Katz is trained in robotic surgery for knee replacement and uses a new innovative, less invasive approach to hip replacement surgery called the superior approach.

He is a member of the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and sits on the Board of the New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Dr. Katz works out of the Albany, Latham and Clifton Park offices and performs outpatient surgery at two of OrthoNY’s ambulatory surgery centers.


  • College

    Vanier College

  • Medical School

    McGill University, Montreal

  • Internship

    Jewish General Hospital

  • Residency

    McGill University, Montreal

  • Fellowship

    Fellowship in Total Joint Anthroplasty at University Hospital in London, Ontario

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Everett Road Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital