Douglas I. Katz, MD

Professor of Neurology
Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital
250 Pond Street
Braintree, MA 02184-5351

Department of Neurology
Boston University Medical Center
72 East Concord Street, C-3
Boston, MA 02118

Phone: 781-848-5353
Fax: 781-380-4809
Email: dkatz@bu.edu

Medical School: Stony Brook University, School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY (1980)
Residency: Boston Medical Center/Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boston, MA (1984)
Fellowship: Behavioral Neurology, Boston University/Boston VAMC
Board Certifications: Neurology, Neurorehabilitation
Special Interests: Neurorehabilitation, Behavioral Neurology, Traumatic brain injury

 

Recent Publications

Williams ST, Conte MM, Goldfine AM, Noirhomme Q, Gosseries O, Thonnard M, Beattie B, Hersh J, Katz DI, Victor JD, Laureys S, Schiff ND. Common resting brain dynamics indicate a possible mechanism underlying zolpidem response in severe brain injury. Elife. 2013 Nov 19;2:e01157. doi: 10.7554/eLife.01157.

Giacino JT, Katz DI, Whyte J. Neurorehabilitation in disorders of consciousness. Semin Neurol. 2013 Apr;33(2):142-56. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1348960. Epub 2013 Jul 25. Review.

Strangman GE, O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Supelana C, Goldstein R, Katz DI, Glenn MB. Fractional anisotropy helps predicts memory rehabilitation outcome after traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation. 2012;31(3):295-310. doi: 10.3233/NRE-2012-0797.

Brownell H, Lundgren K, Cayer-Meade C, Milione J, Katz DI, Kearns K. Treatment of metaphor interpretation deficits subsequent to traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013 Nov-Dec;28(6):446-52. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e31825b5e85.

Giacino JT, Whyte J, Bagiella E, Kalmar K, Childs N, Khademi A, Eifert B, Long D, Katz DI, Cho S, Yablon SA, Luther M, Hammond FM, Nordenbo A, Novak P, Mercer W, Maurer-Karattup P, Sherer M. Placebo-controlled trial of amantadine for severe traumatic brain injury. N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 1;366(9):819-26. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1102609.

Hohler AD, Amariei DE, Katz DI, DePiero TJ, Allen VB, Boyle S, Phenix HA, DeAngelis TA, Geibel CD, Smith KM, Saint-Hilaire M, Ellis T. Treating orthostatic hypotension in patients with Parkinson’s disease and atypical Parkinsonism improves function. J Parkinsons Dis. 2012;2(3):235-40. doi: 10.3233/JPD-2012-012101.

Hohler AD, Zuzuárregui JR, Katz DI, Depiero TJ, Hehl CL, Leonard A, Allen V, Dentino J, Gardner M, Phenix H, Saint-Hilaire M, Ellis T. Differences in motor and cognitive function in patients with Parkinson’s disease with and without orthostatic hypotension. Int J Neurosci. 2012 May;122(5):233-6. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2012.642038. Epub 2011 Dec 22.

Hohler AD, Tsao JM, Katz DI, Dipiero TJ, Hehl CL, Leonard A, Allen V, Gardner M, Phenix H, Saint-Hilaire M, Ellis T. Effectiveness of an inpatient movement disorders program for patients with atypical parkinsonism. Parkinsons Dis. 2012;2012:871974. doi: 10.1155/2012/871974. Epub 2011 Nov 10.

Bardin JC, Fins JJ, Katz DI, Hersh J, Heier LA, Tabelow K, Dyke JP, Ballon DJ, Schiff ND, Voss HU. Dissociations between behavioural and functional magnetic resonance imaging-based evaluations of cognitive function after brain injury. Brain. 2011 Mar;134(Pt 3):769-82. doi: 10.1093/brain/awr005.

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brain Injury-Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group, Disorders of Consciousness Task Force, Seel RT, Sherer M, Whyte J, Katz DI, Giacino JT, Rosenbaum AM, Hammond FM, Kalmar K, Pape TL, Zafonte R, Biester RC, Kaelin D, Kean J, Zasler N. Assessment scales for disorders of consciousness: evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice and research. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Dec;91(12):1795-813. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.218. Review.

Strangman GE, O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Supelana C, Goldstein R, Katz DI, Glenn MB. Regional brain morphometry predicts memory rehabilitation outcome after traumatic brain injury. Front Hum Neurosci. 2010 Oct 14;4:182. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00182.

O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Goldstein R, Strangman GE, Katz DI, Glenn MB. Test-re-test reliability of the virtual planning test in individuals with traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2010;24(3):509-16. doi: 10.3109/02699051003601697.

O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Strangman GE, Goldstein R, Katz DI, Savage CR, Kelkar K, Supelana C, Burke D, Rauch SL, Glenn MB. A controlled treatment study of internal memory strategies (I-MEMS) following traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010 Jan-Feb;25(1):43-51. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e3181bf24b1.

Katz DI, Polyak M, Coughlan D, Nichols M, Roche A. Natural history of recovery from brain injury after prolonged disorders of consciousness: outcome of patients admitted to inpatient rehabilitation with 1-4 year follow-up. Prog Brain Res. 2009;177:73-88. doi: 10.1016/S0079-6123(09)17707-5.

Whyte J, Gosseries O, Chervoneva I, DiPasquale MC, Giacino J, Kalmar K, Katz DI, Novak P, Long D, Childs N, Mercer W, Maurer P, Eifert B. Predictors of short-term outcome in brain-injured patients with disorders of consciousness. Prog Brain Res. 2009;177:63-72. doi: 10.1016/S0079-6123(09)17706-3.

Silver JM, Koumaras B, Meng X, Potkin SG, Reyes PF, Harvey PD, Katz DI, Gunay I, Arciniegas DB. Long-term effects of rivastigmine capsules in patients with traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2009 Feb;23(2):123-32. doi: 10.1080/02699050802649696.

Strangman GE, Goldstein R, O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Kelkar K, Supelana C, Burke D, Katz DI, Rauch SL, Savage CR, Glenn MB. Neurophysiological alterations during strategy-based verbal learning in traumatic brain injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2009 Mar-Apr;23(3):226-36. doi: 10.1177/1545968308324225.

Strangman GE, O’Neil-Pirozzi TM, Goldstein R, Kelkar K, Katz DI, Burke D, Rauch SL, Savage CR, Glenn MB. Prediction of memory rehabilitation outcomes in traumatic brain injury by using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 May;89(5):974-81. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2008.02.011.

Ellis T, Katz DI, White DK, DePiero TJ, Hohler AD, Saint-Hilaire M. Effectiveness of an inpatient multidisciplinary rehabilitation program for people with Parkinson disease. Phys Ther. 2008 Jul;88(7):812-9. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20070265.

Neurobehavioral Guidelines Working Group, Warden DL, Gordon B, McAllister TW, Silver JM, Barth JT, Bruns J, Drake A, Gentry T, Jagoda A, Katz DI, Kraus J, Labbate LA, Ryan LM, Sparling MB, Walters B, Whyte J, Zapata A, Zitnay G. Guidelines for the pharmacologic treatment of neurobehavioral sequelae of traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2006 Oct;23(10):1468-501.

Silver JM, Koumaras B, Chen M, Mirski D, Potkin SG, Reyes P, Warden D, Harvey PD, Arciniegas D, Katz DI, Gunay I. Effects of rivastigmine on cognitive function in patients with traumatic brain injury. Neurology. 2006 Sep 12;67(5):748-55.

Romero JR, Babikian VL, Katz DI, Finklestein SP. Neuroprotection and stroke rehabilitation: modulation and enhancement of recovery. Behav Neurol. 2006;17(1):17-24. Review.

Povlishock JT, Katz DI. Update of neuropathology and neurological recovery after traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2005 Jan-Feb;20(1):76-94. Review.

Katz DI, White DK, Alexander MP, Klein RB. Recovery of ambulation after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Jun;85(6):865-9.

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of BU School of Medicine