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Laurie M. Katz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Wellesley, MA 02481 (1 other location)
Accepting New Patients Visit Website
(617) 286-5198

Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis

About Laurie M. Katz MD

Laurie M. Katz, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Wellesley, MA, with another office in Newton Lower Falls, MA. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Katz is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She speaks English.

Laurie Katz has received the following awards:

Locations

Laurie M. Katz has 2 locations

Newton Wellesley Orthopedics Associates 40 Washington St Wellesley, MA 02481
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Newton Wellesley Orthopedics Associates 2000 Washington St Ste 341 Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Laurie M. Katz has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Laurie M. Katz has the following 8 areas of expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)

Awards

8 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2009)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

Education

20 Years Experience

Tufts Combined Orthopedic Residency Program

Graduated in 2007

Sports Medicine Fellowship New England Baptist Hospital

Graduated in 2008

Tufts University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2002

Laurie M. Katz Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Oxford
  • Tufts PPO
  • Unicare HMO
  • Unicare PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • Workers Compensation

More about Laurie M. Katz

Dr. Laurie M. Katz is a magna cum laude graduate of Tufts University where she received numerous athletic awards as a varsity diver. She is a 2002 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Katz completed her orthopedic residency training at the Tufts Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program, and went on to complete a fellowship program in Sports Medicine at New England Baptist Hospital. During her fellowship, she gained training room experience working as an assistant team physician for the Boston Celtics.

Dr. Katz is the current medical director of the Lasell University Sports Science and Athletic Training Education program, as well as the team physician for Lasell University student athletes. Dr. Katz is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She is board certified in orthopedic surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Katz has been named to Castle Connolly’s Best of Boston Top Doctors for 2020 and 2021, Regional Top Doctors for 2019, 2020 and 2021, and Exceptional Women in Medicine for 2019 and 2020. She has a special interest in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery.