Kenneth D. Katz, MD, FACMT, FACEP, FAAEM, is a highly trained, dual board-certified physician serving the population of Allentown, Pennsylvania. He is currently affiliated with Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG), which is among the biggest medical groups in the country. It is comprised of 13 hospital campuses plus numerous health centers, physician practices, rehabilitation locations, ExpressCARE sites and other outpatient care locations in 10 eastern Pennsylvania counties. A prime example of a true leader in health care, Dr. Katz specializes in emergency medicine and medical toxicology. He is a great asset to the field and embodies the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients.
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Education and Training
Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 1996
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American Board of Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology
American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine
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- Naja Kaouthia: two cases of Asiatic cobra envenomations.
- The effect of single-dose tramadol on oxycodone clearance.
- Tramadol is an opioid.
- Safety and effectiveness of acetadote for acetaminophen toxicity.
- The epidemiology of acute poisonings in women of reproductive age and during pregnancy, California, 2000-2004.
- Right atrial thrombus secondary to pacemaker wires.
- Birth outcomes following self-inflicted poisoning during pregnancy, California, 2000 to 2004.
- Whole fentanyl patch ingestion: a multi-center case series.
- Intravenous multivitamins ("banana bags") for emergency patients who may have nutritional deficits.
- Extensive facial hematoma following third molar removal.
- Pentobarbital Toxicity after Self-Administration of Euthasol Veterinary Euthanasia Medication.
- A 17-Year-Old Girl With Cough--Pulseless After Drug Overdose. Sodium benzonatate overdose.
- Baclofen Toxicity Causing Acute, Reversible Dyskinesia.
- Clonidine Overdose in a Toddler Due to Accidental Ingestion of a Compounding Cream.
- Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center medical toxicology
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Get to know Emergency Physician Dr. Kenneth D. Katz, who serves patients in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
A double board-certified and fellowship-trained emergency physician, Dr. Katz is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Physician Group.
Lehigh Valley Physician Group (LVPG) is among the largest medical groups in the United States. Nearly 1,000 physicians and 600 advanced practice clinicians represent 48 medical specialties in more than 160 practices in the Allentown and Bethlehem areas. Their mission is to heal, comfort and care for the people of their community by providing advanced and compassionate health care of superior quality and value, supported by education and clinical research.
Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Yale University, Dr. Katz graduated with his medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Christiana Health Care Services Inc., and his fellowship in medical toxicology at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center.
Following his training, the doctor attained board certification in emergency medicine and medical toxicology through the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). The ABEM is one of 24 medical specialty certification boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Moreover, he is board-eligible in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. An emergency physician works in an emergency department to care for acutely ill or injured patients on an unscheduled basis. Medical toxicology is the medical subspecialty concerned with the treatment of poisoned and envenomated patients; a medical toxicologist also treats those suffering from substance use disorders, adverse drug reactions and occupational and environmental exposures.
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