A partner with Radiology Associates of South Florida, PA, Dr. Katzen is the president of the organization and serves on its executive committee and board of directors. He is also the founder and medical director of Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida, and a clinical professor of radiology at the University of Miami's School of Medicine.
Dr. Katzen's numerous hospital and university appointments include director of cardiovascular and interventional radiology and director of the noninvasive vascular laboratory at the Alexandria Hospital in Virginia. While in practice in the Washington, DC area, he also served as a consultant for the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He was a lecturer at Georgetown University Medical Center and was director of resident research and a clinical professor of radiology at George Washington University Medical School. He is a fellow in the American College of Radiology, American College of Cardiology, Society of Interventional Radiology, and one of the few radiology members of the Society of Vascular Surgery.
In 1987, Dr. Katzen founded what was then called Miami Vascular Institute at Baptist Hospital. After developing a unique multidisciplinary infrastructure, Baptist Hospital proceeded with the development of a $20 million free-standing facility attached to the main hospital, of which he is currently medical director. He is chairman of the Institute's executive committee and serves in numerous capacities throughout Baptist Health, including serving as a board member of the Baptist Hospital Foundation.
Dr. Katzen has authored approximately 53 textbooks and book chapters and more than 153 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals. He is considered one of the pioneers of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (balloon dilation) and peripheral thrombolysis for less invasive treatment of vascular disease. More recently, he has been actively involved with the development of endovascular repair of AAA and carotid stenting. Dr. Katzen is the founding editor of Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology and is currently one of the chief medical editors of Endovascular Today. Dr. Katzen has been national or site principal investigator for many clinical trials of AAA and other aneurysms, stents, and other medical devices. He has given invited and named lectures throughout the world. Additionally, he has worked to assist the development of innovative procedures in countries including Singapore, Thailand, Japan, and Korea. Dr. Katzen also created with his colleagues the Endovascular Forum, one of the first interactive Web sites for physicians about circulatory diseases. He has also been chosen as Radiology's 20 Most Influential by Diagnostic Imaging magazine, as well as being listed in "Best Doctors in America."
He is a past president of the Society of Interventional Radiology, has participated in its executive committee member for several years, and was awarded the Society of Interventional Radiology's Gold Member for lifetime achievement. He has also served as chairman of the American Heart Association's Council of Cardiovascular Radiology.
Dr. Katzen graduated from the University of Miami 's School of Medicine. He was honored with the Golf Medal of the Alumni Association and entered into the "Hall of Fame" of the medical school. He completed an internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital and a radiology residency at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center. He was awarded a fellowship in cardiovascular radiology at St. Vincent 's Hospital and Medical Center in New York, where he became chief of cardiovascular and interventional radiology.