An internationally-recognized expert in pediatric gastroenterology, Dr. Katz serves as director of CHOC Children’s multidisciplinary feeding team, pediatric gastrointestinal lab services, and the division of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.
On the forefront of pediatric gastroenterology research and innovative treatments, Dr. Katz and his team are involved in a number of clinical trials testing medications for inflammatory bowel disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). He serves as principal investigator in three studies testing new drugs for treating children and adolescents with Crohn’s disease. He is conducting studies of single- and multiple-day doses of rabeprazole sodium in neonates and preterm infants with corrected ages of less than 44 weeks who have presumptive diagnosis of GERD.
A sought-after expert in his field, Dr. Katz has been invited to give talks at professional meetings and has been published in numerous journals, including “Pediatric Infectious Disease and Gastro Endoscopy.”
Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Katz is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. He earned his medical degree from State University of New York at Downstate Medical School. He completed his internship and residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital and served his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Katz is consistently voted as one of Orange County’s Top Doctors by the Orange County Medical Association.
Chuang MH, Singh J, Ashouri N, Katz MH, Arrieta AC. Listeria meningitis
after infliximab treatment of ulcerative colitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterology Nutr.
Ward RM, Kearns GL, Tammara B, Bishop P, O’Gorman MA, James LP, Katz MH, Maquire MK, Rath N, Meng X, Comer GM. A multicenter, randomized, open-label, pharmacokinetics and safety study of pantoprazole tablets in children and adolescents aged 6 through 16 years with gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Jun;51(6):876-87, Epub Sep 17 2010. 15 Mitchell Katz, MD
W. Robinson, Robyn, NP, Katz, Mitchell, MD, Kim, Cindy, PhD. The Effect of Feeding on Quality of Life. Poster presentation National Assoications of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, March 22-26, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland.
Katz, Mitchell, MD, Robinson, Robyn, CPNP. Quality of Life Changes Following an Intensive Feeding Program. Poster presentation North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, National Conference October 19-22, 2011, Orlando Florida
Katz, Mitchell,MD, Brown, Jessica, RD, Kim, Cindy, PhD Successful Gastrostomy Feed Weaning Program Using An Intensive Multidisciplinary Team Approach, CHOC Children’s, Orange, CA. Poster presentation North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, National Conference Oct 18-21, 2012.
Lauridson, Sarah, MS CCC-SLP, Katz, Mitchell,MD,. CHOC Children’s, Orange, CA. Non Surgical Management of Dysphagia, Secondary to Cricopharyngeal Achalasia In Infants. Poster presentation North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, National Conference Oct 18-21, 2012. Revised Nov 2012
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