Dr. Avi Katz M.D.
Nephrologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Nephrology1600 7th Ave S Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Avi Katz is a pediatric nephrologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Katz specializes in caring for children with chronic conditions such as hypertension, kidney disease, and chronic dialysis. Pediatric nephrologists have extensive knowledge on the dialysis and transplant processes, while simultaneously developing lasting relationships with the families of their young patients.
Education and Training
Tel Aviv Univ- Sackler Fac Of Med- Tel Aviv- Israel 1981
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Nephrology
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