Steven Katz MDDr. Katz graduated from Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985 and from the Ohio State University with a medical degree in 2000.  He did a transitional internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital before going on to complete a residency in Ophthalmology at Ohio State in 2004.  He completed fellowship training in Orbital Diseases and Oculoplastics with Dr. Jack Rootman and Neuro-ophtalmology with Dr. Duncan Anderson at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada before returning to a faculty position at Ohio State in 1996. 

In 1999, he was honored with the Makley-Battles teaching award in recognition of outstanding contributions to resident education.  He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2002 and named the Torrence A. Makley Research Professor in Ophthalmology in 2009.  In 2013, Dr. Katz co-directed the first annual Eyelid, Orbit, Temporal Fossa and Midface cadaver dissection course for 2nd and 3rd year residents in ophthalmology and otolaryngology.  The dissection course has continued on as an annual event. 

He has given countless lectures nationally and internationally and has co-authored 44 peer-reviewed journal articles and 13 book chapters to date.  Dr. Katz has been a reviewer for 17 academic journals, and a grant reviewer for the Columbus Foundation, the American Institute of Biological Sciences, NASA Human Exploration Research Opportunities and NASA International Space Life Sciences Working Group.  He has participated in 33 clinical trials and was a principal investigator in the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial, sponsored by the National Institute of Health and National Eye Institute.  He took part in the training of over 100 residents in ophthalmology and was directly responsible for training 6 fellows in Neuro-ophthalmology, Orbital Disease and Oculoplastics. 

First and foremost, Dr. Katz enjoys direct patient care and has been elected by his peers to Best Doctors in America for 14 consecutive years beginning in 2005.