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Jeffrey Katz, MD, Anesthesiology, North Las Vegas, NV, Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Anesthesiology North Las Vegas, NV

Pain Medicine

Affiliate Professor of Anesthesiology UNLV, Site Director Pain Medicine, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare Service, North Las Vegas, NV

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  • Office

    VA Southern Nevada Healthcare Service
    Pain Medicine Service
    North Las Vegas, NV 89086
    Phone+1 702-791-9000
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Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Anesthesiology, 1983 - 1987
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityClass of 1983
  • Northwestern University
    Northwestern UniversityBSMS, 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2017 - 2019
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1988 - 2024
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1983 - 2020
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Voted Top 10% of Pain Physicians in Chicago Region US News and World Report, 2011
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Outstanding Teacher Recognition Northwestern Medical School, 2009-2010, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • COX-2 Inhibition: What We Learned - A Controversial Update on Safety Data  
    Katz J, Pain Med, 12/14/2013
  • Letter to the Editor on Herpes Zoster  
    Katz J, NEJM, 10/31/2013
  • Brain Activity for Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis: Dissociating Evoked Pain from Spontaneous Pain  
    Parks EL, Geha PY, Baliki MN, Katz JA, Schnitzer TJ, Apkarian AV, Eur J Pain, 9/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Brain Activity for Osteoarthritis Pain: An fMRI Study
    M. V. Centeno, P. Y. Geha, A. V. Apkarian, J. A. Katz, M. N. Baliki, D. R. Chialvo, Society for Neurosciences Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, USA, 10/16/2006
  • Brain Activity For Stimulating The Painful Knee in Osteoarthritis Contrasted With Brain Activity For Back Pain and Acute Thermal Pain
    A.V. Apkarian, P.Y.Geha, J.A. Katz, T.J. Schnitzer, R.I.Jabakhanji, H.H. Berra, D.R. Chialvo, Society for Neurosciences Annual Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 10/16/2005
  • Treatment with Parenteral Parecoxib after Oral Valdecoxib Followed by Major General Surgery Reduces Opioid Consumption and Opioid Related Adverse Effects
    J. Katz, M. Ferrante, M. Boye, M. Brown, European Society of Anaesthesiologists Annual Meeting, ISPOR Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 2005; Washington DC, 2005, 5/28/2005
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  • Current Topics in Acute Pain 
  • Cadaver Workshops in Radiofrequency Lumbar Neurolytic Procedures and Sympathetic Chain Blocks 
    Illinois Masonic Hospital Chicago, IL - 9/20/2014
  • Creation of MOCA Simulator sessions in Pain 
    Northwestern University Medical Center Simulation Center - 1/1/2014
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  • Acute Pain Management 
    VISN 12 Pic-Tel Conference
    Lakeside Chicago Veterans Hospital - 8/1/2002
  • Role of COX-2 Inhibition in Chronic Pain 
    CME Teleconferences, Pharmacia/Pfizer
  • Tips for Pre-flighting Your Anesthesia Workstation 
    Katz J, Outpatient Surgery Magazine
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Hospital Affiliations