Alan A. Katz, MD
Pioneering Advances in the Use and Acceptance of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Regenerative Medicine
Alan A Katz, MD, FUHM, FACEP, FAEEM, has been a leader in the fields Hyperbaric Medicine and Emergency Medicine for over 30 years.
He is double board-certified in both Hyperbaric and Emergency Medicine and is an elected Fellow of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Katz has also previously served as a Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and is also a past President for the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) - Northeast Chapter. Recently, Dr. Katz was appointed as the Chair of The Committee on Office Based Hyperbaric Medicine Practice for the UHMS.
Currently, Dr. Katz is National Medical Director for Hyperbaric Medical Solutions (HMS), directing clinical operations, as well as education and research initiatives for all HMS locations. A particular clinical interest of Dr. Katz is to further explore the effects of Hyperbaric Medicine (HBOT) in the treatment of traumatic brain injury and anti-aging. Additionally, he incorporates the use of regenerative medicine procedures and techniques such as IV Vitamin therapy and PRP therapy (platelet rich plasma).
Dr. Katz strives to raise awareness and educate all, including medical leaders, policymakers, insurers, as well as the general population about the benefits of hyperbaric oxygen, the needs and methods for further research, and the increased opportunities for the expanded use of HBOT.
1986 – 1990 Doctorate of Medicine, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, New York
1991 - 1994 Residency - Emergency Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York
1990 – 1991 Internship - Internal Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York
- Board certified Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine
- Elected Fellow Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine
- Board certified Emergency Medicine
- Elected Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Medicine
- Elected Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physician
- Master Scuba Diver - NAUI
Dr. Katz diving in Nassau, Bahamas. Diving has always been a passion of his, and it was what initially sparked his interest in hyperbaric medicine. This curiosity led him to pursue additional training and board certification in hyperbaric and undersea medicine.
Good Morning America – on ABC television. Discussed Meniere’s Disease. December 29, 2020.
Good Morning America – on ABC television. Discussed potential dangers of Hand Sanitizer. September 8, 2020.
CBS News Radio – New York/Los Angeles. Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen in the treatment of COVID-19. April 13, 2020.
News 12 - on cable news New York. Interview about Legionnaires Disease outbreak. August 8, 2015.
Role of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Vasodilators in Repeat Genital Surgery. UHMS Northeast Chapter Meeting. October 23-24, 2021. Virtual.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Osteoporosis. UHMS Northeast Chapter Meeting. October 12-13, 2019. University of Pennsylvania.
Enhanced Brain and Concussion Recovery. UHMS Northeast Chapter Meeting. October 20-21, 2018. Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Enhanced Brain and Concussion Recovery. Grand Rounds. Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Ischman Learning Center, October 9, 2018.
Round 1: Knock Out Brain Injury- An evolving paradigm in healing. HBOT 2018 – 12th Annual International Symposium, International Hyperbaric Medicine Association (IHMA), Denver, Colorado. August 10, 2018.
Hyperbaric Oxygen – Everything you ever wanted to know. April 4, 2017. The Touro College and University System, New York, New York.
Hyperbaric Oxygen – The Natural Regenerative Medicine. April 2, 2017. International Society of Regenerative Medicine. New York, New York.
Hyperbaric Oxygen Program – Overview and Introduction. Mount Sinai Hospital. September 19, 2017. New York. New York.
Neurologic Indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen. Grand Rounds – Neurology. Winthrop University Hospital. May 25, 2017.