Neil R. Katz, MM, FAAO is a board certified ophthalmologist who has been in practice since 1996 in Westchester County, New York. While Dr. Katz practices general ophthalmology and treats patients of all ages, he has a sub-specialty in pediatric ophthalmology and caring for children’s eyes. He also performs both routine and challenging contact lens fittings. Dr. Katz is certified to fit patients with orthokeratology contact lenses which can provide the benefit of corneal refractive therapy while they sleep. As a physician in practice for more than 20 years, Dr. Katz has come to enjoy treating patients both adults and children. He enjoys the challenges that come with being able to treat and diagnose eye conditions relating to patients of any age. Patients presenting for routine eye care, surgical consultations or emergency-related issues are all welcome.
Over the past eight years, Dr. Katz has proudly contributed to medical missions in the Dominican Republic, performing needed examinations and surgery for patients from underserved rural communities. Last year the team from Volunteer Health Program performed over 200 surgeries and 500 patient exams in their time on the mission. When Dr. Katz is not working he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. His outside interests also include ceramics, gardening, snowboarding, swimming and cycling. He has participated and finished in several ironman 70.3 competitions and marathons.