Douglas I Katz, MD, is a neurologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and a professor of Neurology at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Katz is an expert in traumatic brain injury, neurorehabilitation, cognitive/behavioral neurology, acquired brain injury, and disorders of consciousness. Dr. Katz helped develop the Brain Injury Program at Encompass Health Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital in Massachusetts, one of the first dedicated brain injury rehabilitation programs in the United States, where he has served as medical director of for over 35 years. Dr. Katz’ research interests include traumatic brain injury, neurorehabilitation, disorders of consciousness and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and he has published extensively in these areas. He has co-edited several books, including three editions of a comprehensive text on Brain Injury Medicine. From 2015 to 2017, Dr. Katz served as president of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM).

  • Administrative Title

    Professor of Neurology, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Boston Medical Center/Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1984
  • Fellowship

    Behavioral Neurology, Boston University/Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Education

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, 1980
  • Board Certifications

    Adult Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine, and Neural Repair and Rehabilitation, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties