David Y. Graham Lecture
A View From the Other Side of the Bed: Lessons Learned
Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG

Wednesday, October 19 • 10:20–10:50 am • Venetian Ballroom F

Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG
Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG

Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and Chairman of the Division of Gastroenterology at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Katz received his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. He served his residency and chief residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology, at Wake Forest University/North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He completed a faculty development fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.


Dr. Katz has served on numerous ACG committees and is currently Co-editor in Chief of the ACG Education Universe. He was President of the ACG from 2009-2010.

A recognized national authority on esophageal disease, Dr. Katz’s research interests include all aspects of gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders and esophageal pain perception. Dr. Katz is a practicing clinician and the fellowship director at Einstein. He has contributed to the publication of over 170 peer-reviewed papers, as well as numerous abstracts, books, book chapters, and monographs.

About the David Y. Graham Lecture: The David Y. Graham Lecturer is a distinguished individual in the field of gastroenterology. The presenter is chosen by the President and is subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. This named lectureship was established in 2004 in recognition of the many contributions to clinical gastroenterology by David Y. Graham, MD, MACG. The lectureship was made possible through a donation by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and Meretek Diagnostics, Inc. Dr. Graham gave the inaugural presentation.