Orthopaedic trauma surgeon joins UPMC Susquehanna

Howard Katz, MD

WILLIAMSPORT–Orthopaedic surgeon Howard Katz, MD, has joined the orthopaedic and trauma teams at UPMC Susquehanna.

Dr. Katz earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition to his education, he is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS), and Fellow of American College of Surgeons (FACS).

Dr. Katz has over 30 years of experience as an orthopaedic surgeon and specializes in orthopaedic trauma surgery. Before joining UPMC Susquehanna, he most recently served as chief of Orthopaedic Trauma and Reconstruction and General Surgery Attending physician at Saint Barnabus Hospital Health System Trauma Center, Bronx, N.Y.

“Throughout my career, I’ve been lucky to be a part of the many advances made in orthopaedic surgery,” said Dr. Katz. “Through my continued commitment to growing my skills and expanding my knowledge, I am able to address the ever-changing needs of patients and develop treatments for complex traumatic injuries. I’m looking forward to providing care to patients in northcentral Pennsylvania.”


Dr. Katz will see patients at SH Orthopedics, 1201 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport.

For more information, call 570-321-2020.