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Jerald Katz, MD

Dr. Katz is an orthopedic surgeon in the Fall River area. He is affiliated with Robert Stoico Fed Center for Breast Care St Anne's Hospital.
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Dr. Katz saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more broken bone patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more scoliosis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more cerebral palsy patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more foot condition patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more sprained joint patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more broken arm patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw torticollis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Katz saw more broken hand patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more sprained ankle patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more back pain patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more bunion patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more sprained back patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Katz saw more broken foot patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more abnormal gait patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more torn meniscus patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw lipoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Katz saw more tendonitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more Achilles tendinitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Katz saw more contracture patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw more broken leg patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Katz saw hammer toe patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Katz saw more joint dislocations patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Repeat hip replacement rate

Dr. Katz’s repeat hip replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
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repeat hip replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat hip replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Katz’s rate of repeat hip replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We measure how many of Dr. Katz’s primary hip replacements resulted in a second hip replacement within 90 days of the first one — we call this their repeat hip replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary hip replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat hip replacement rate for patients like Dr. Katz’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Katz’s rate of repeat hip replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Repeat knee replacement rate

Dr. Katz’s repeat knee replacement rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
2%
repeat knee replacement rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a lower rate of repeat knee replacement to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

If you need a knee replacement, chances are you only want to have the procedure once. But some people need to have knee replacements done over again, sometimes due to prosthetic damage or infection from a first surgery. Not only is there pain, inconvenience, additional cost, and recovery time associated with a second surgery, but studies have also shown that the rate of complications after a revision of a knee replacement surgery is greater than for a primary knee replacement.

To help you understand how Dr. Katz’s rate of repeat knee replacement compares to a typical doctor’s:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Katz’s primary knee replacements resulted in a second knee replacement within 90 days of the first one— we call this their repeat knee replacement rate.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform primary knee replacements, using a statistical model to predict the repeat knee replacement rate for patients like Dr. Katz’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Katz’s rate of repeat knee replacement is lower than, similar to, or higher than the predicted rate.

This prediction is adjusted based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients will have a different predicted rate than one who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Katz sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
277 Pleasant St
Fall River, MA 02721
46 miles away

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Credentials
  • New York University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1980

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Katz is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Robert Stoico Fed Center for Breast Care St Anne's Hospital
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    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield