Eugene Katz, MD
Eugene Katz, MD is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive endocrinology. He received his medical degree in 1978 from The University of Chile, Magna Cum Laude and was top graduate in his class. Dr. Katz then went on to an OB/GYN residency at Catholic University in Santiago, Chile. In 1981 he came to the United States and completed his OB/GYN residency at Tulane University in New Orleans in 1985. In 1987, he completed a two-year fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Katz served as Assistant Professor and Director of In Vitro Fertilization at the University of Maryland from 1987 to 1992. Dr. Katz has been with GBMC Fertility since 1992 and became Director of the Center in 1997. Dr. Katz is currently Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine and a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland. He has served as the Director for the Baltimore - Washington Area Reproductive Endocrinologists (BWARE), an educational organization of specialists, between 1995 and 1997.
Dr. Katz has published over 60 journal articles and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for Fertility and Sterility. He has pioneered the use of the Robotic DaVinci laparoscope for tubal surgery, particularly for outpatient reversal of tubal ligations having performed the first of such procedures in a non-academic center in the Mid-Atlantic area in 2005. Dr. Katz has consistently been named TOP DOC by Baltimore Magazine (2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012) and was recognized as being among the Best Doctors in America®. In 2012, Dr. Katz has been named in the Washingtonian's "Top Doctors" list for Infertility. He is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew and understands German.
In the News:
CBS - WJZ - Report: Women Lose 90 Percent of Eggs by 30
Awards & Recoginition:
Baltimore Magazine's Top Doctor (2000, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
Washingtonian Top Doctor (2012)
Best Doctors in America®
"Dr Katz was an excellent Doctor, I felt very comfortable with him. He was experienced and knowledgeable. He showed me empathy during my failed cycles and he encouraged me at the same time." – December 2009
"Dr Katz has been incredible. He has been great about explaining things and helping me manage expectations. He seems to read his patients well and knows when to joke, and when to be serious. I truly appreciate that- especially because things can get stressful." – December 2009
"Dr Katz is a no nonsense, which I appreciate. He was on the level about my chances of getting pregnant given my history, age and response to the fertility stimulating drugs. He was great with the embryo transfer- I barely felt a thing!" – December 2009
"Dr Katz presented a very realistic approach to my situation. He is very kind and upbeat." – December 2009