Richard L Katz, MD

Hip, Knee, ROSA® Knee Replacement, Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement

Richard L Katz, MD


Sports Medicine
Total Joint Replacement


Vanier College

Medical School
McGill University, Montreal

Jewish General Hospital

McGill University, Montreal

Fellowship in Total Joint Anthroplasty at University Hospital in London, Ontario

McGill University, Montreal

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery

121 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205

Phone : (518) 489-BONE(2663)
Fax : (518) 689-6106

711 Troy-Schenectady Road
Suite 111
Latham, NY 12110

Phone : (518) 489-BONE(2663)
Fax : (518) 220-9163

Clifton Park (NEW LOCATION!)
1768 Route 9
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Phone : (518) 489-BONE(2663)
Fax : (518) 373-1602

Orthopedic Surgeon in Albany, NY

Board-certified in orthopaedics and fellowship trained in joint replacement surgery, including hip and knee replacements. His practice accepts all areas of orthopedic need, with special interest in joint disorders and replacement, including patella femoral replacements for relief of kneecap pain caused by arthritis and wear.

Dr. Richard L. Katz has been practicing orthopedic surgery in the Capital District since 1991. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Katz received his undergraduate degree from Vanier College and attended medical school at McGill University, followed by an internship at the Jewish General Hospital.  After doing a residency at the Montreal General Hospital in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Katz did a fellowship in London Ontario specializing in both primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery.

Dr. Katz is trained in robotic surgery for knee replacement and uses a new innovative, less invasive approach to hip replacement surgery called the superior approach.

He is a member of the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and sits on the Board of the New York State Society of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Dr. Katz works out of the Albany, Latham and Clifton Park offices and performs outpatient surgery at two of OrthoNY’s ambulatory surgery centers.



Everett Road Ambulatory Surgery Center
Executive Woods Ambulatory Surgery Center
St. Peter’s Hospital
Albany Memorial Hospital
Samaritan Hospital