Ryan David Katz, MD| Hand Surgery | MedStar Health

Ryan David Katz, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (845 reviews)

Specialities: Hand Surgery

Languages: English

410-467-5459

About me

Dr. Katz is a hand surgeon who specializes in complex reconstructions and microvascular surgery.  He is board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery and fellowship trained in hand surgery.

Dr. Katz was named a Baltimore magazine Top Doctor in 2013.Dr. Katz graduated cum laude from Duke University as an undergraduate, with a BS in biology and a BA in economics. He attended the University of Maryland Medical School, and graduated summa cum laude in 2002. He completed his plastic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2009 and his hand surgery fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in July 2010.

Dr. Katz's primary interests include microsurgery, complex soft tissue and bone reconstruction, nerve and vascular disorders, fractures of the upper extremity, nerve compression and limb salvage. He is committed to teaching and is involved in the microsurgical training program, guiding fellows and residents through dissection, laboratory sessions and lecture.

Learn more about Dr Katz's work here:
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Clinical areas of focus

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Wrist Fracture
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Hands
  • Animal Bite Of The Hand
  • Anterior Interosseous Compression Neuropathy
  • Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome
  • Arm Fracture
  • Avascular Necrosis Of Scaphoid
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Fingers
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Hand
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Lunate
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Wrist
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Buckle Fracture
  • Bursitis Of The Hand
  • Bursitis Of The Wrist
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Carpometacarpal Boss
  • Cat Bite Of Hand
  • Cellulitis Of Finger
  • Claw Hand
  • Cold Sensitivity Hands
  • Colles Fracture
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Congenital Radial Ulnar Synostosis
  • Contracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain Tendinitis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease Of The Hand
  • Developmental And Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Developmental Hand Deformities
  • Digital Ischemia
  • Digital Mucous Cysts
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Problem
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Dog Bite Of Hand
  • Dupuytren Contracture
  • Ectrodactyly
  • Extensor Tendon Laceration
  • Felon Infection
  • Finger Abscess
  • Finger Arthritis
  • Finger Deformity
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Injury
  • Finger Osteoarthritis
  • Finger Pain
  • Finger Sprain
  • Finger Tendon Tear
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Forearm Injury
  • Foreign Body (FINGER)
  • Foreign Body (HAND)
  • Frostbite Of Finger
  • Galeazzi Fracture
  • Gamekeeper's Thumb
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Giant Cell Tumor Of Tendon Sheath Of Hand
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Gout Of The Hand
  • Gout Of The Wrist
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Infection
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Mass
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Hand Tendonitis
  • Hand Wound
  • High Pressure Injection Injury Of Hand
  • Human Bite Of The Hand
  • Human Bites
  • Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
  • Lesion Of Ulnar Nerve
  • Lunate Fracture
  • Madelung Deformity
  • Mallet Finger
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Forearm
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Hand
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Upper Extremity
  • Malunion Fracture Of The Wrist
  • Median Neuropathy
  • Melanoma On Finger
  • Melanoma On Hand
  • Mp Joint Arthritis
  • Nail Injury
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Nonunion Fracture Of The Forearm
  • Nonunion Fracture Of The Wrist
  • Oligodactyly Hand
  • Osteochondral Lesions Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Osteonecrosis Of The Hand
  • Palmar Fasciitis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Polydactyly Hand
  • Postraumatic Radioulnar Synostosis
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Radial Club Hand
  • Radial Fracture
  • Radial Nerve Injury
  • Radial Nerve Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC)
  • Sports Related Finger Injury
  • Sports Related Hand Injury
  • Sports Related Thumb Injury
  • Sports Related Wrist Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Swan Neck Deformity
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendinitis Of The Wrist
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tenosynovitis Of Hand
  • Thumb Aplasia
  • Thumb Dislocation
  • Thumb Fracture
  • Thumb Hypoplasia
  • Traumatic Amputation Of The Arm
  • Traumatic Amputation Of The Hand
  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb
  • Ulnar Claw
  • Ulnar Club Hand
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression At/In Wrist Or Hand
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Nerve Subluxation
  • Ulnar Variance
  • Ulnocarpal Abutment Syndrome
  • Upper Extremity Non Union Fracture
  • Volkmann Ischemic Contracture
  • Wartenberg Syndrome
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Contracture
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injury
  • Wrist Instability
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Wrist Tendon Tear
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Procedures I perform

  • Amputation Of The Finger Surgery
  • Amputation Of The Thumb Surgery
  • Arthrodesis Of The Wrist
  • Arthroscopy Of Forearm
  • Arthroscopy Of Wrist
  • Basal Joint Arthritis Surgery
  • Benign Tumor Removal Of The Hand
  • Brachial Plexus Exploration And Repair
  • Bursectomy Of Hand
  • Cancerous Tumor Removal Of The Hand
  • Carpal Sequestrectomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery
  • Cmc Thumb Arthroplasty
  • Colles Fracture Surgery
  • Correction Of Syndactyly
  • Cosmetic Hand Surgery
  • Cubital Tunnel Surgery
  • Cyst Removal
  • Digital Nerve Repair
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Extensor Tendon Repair
  • Fasciotomy Of Hand
  • Finger Deformity Surgery
  • Finger Flexor Recession
  • Finger Fracture Surgery
  • Finger Injection
  • Finger Reattachment
  • Finger Tendon Lengthening
  • Fingernail Avulsion Procedure
  • Fingertip Repair
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Forearm Fracture Surgery
  • Galeazzi Fracture Surgery
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Hand Fracture Surgery
  • Hand Steroid Injection
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Therapies
  • Hand Transplant
  • Joint Surgery Of Hand
  • Joint Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Lunate Fracture Surgery
  • Metacarpal Sequestrectomy
  • Metacarpophalangeal Fusion
  • Micro Vascular Epiphyseal Plate Transplant
  • Microsurgery Of The Hand
  • Microsurgical Replantation Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Nail Bed Surgery
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Arm
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Finger
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Hand
  • Open Reduction And Internal Fixation Orif Wrist
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Pollicization
  • Polydactyly Hand Surgery
  • Post Traumatic Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Finger
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface (RPNI) Upper Extremity
  • Repair Laceration
  • Repair Mallet Finger
  • Replantation Of Extremities
  • Scapholunate Advanced Collapse (SLAC) Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Styloidectomy
  • Surgery For De Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • Synovectomy Of Wrist
  • Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) Upper Extremity
  • Tendon Pulley Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Tenoplasty Of Hand
  • Tenotomy
  • Thumb Fracture Surgery
  • Thumb Reattachment
  • Thumb Surgery
  • Toe Transfer
  • Treatment For Post-Traumatic Deformity
  • Trigger Finger Injection
  • Trigger Finger Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Thumb Injection
  • Trigger Thumb Surgery
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression
  • Ulnar Nerve Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Flexor Recession
  • Wrist Fracture Surgery
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Wrist Tendon Lengthening
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Practice locations

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2410 Evergreen Road
Gambrills, MD, 21054

410-554-6844

Fax 410-554-4326

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3333 North Calvert Street
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-235-5405

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9101 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 200
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-6788

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

Fellowship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2010)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2009)

Internship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2003)

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2002)

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.8
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.7
  • Provider showed respect

    4.8
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.8
  • Sep 26, 2022

    Outstanding physician. Worth waiting for!!

  • Sep 19, 2022

    Dr Katz is the best. I recommend him to everyone!

  • Sep 12, 2022

    Dr. Katz is a great listener and empathetic. His explanations are clear and easily understood. Thank you!!