Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD

Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Westside Orthopaedic Clinic

Meet Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD

Dr. Katz is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Westside Orthopaedic Clinic in Marrero, LA, serving the greater New Orleans metro area.

He and his team specialize in the treatment of all spinal disorders, offering onsite physical therapy, offsite MRI and CT scan, and an array of spinal injections.

Dr. Katz at a Glance

  • Dr. Katz is one of a few local surgeons performing both cervical and lumbar disc replacement.
  • He has performed over 750 procedures, utilizing the latest minimally invasive techniques.

Discover the benefits of joining Dr. Katz for spine care.

Doctor Quote

To treat each patient as an individual with there unique problems.

Directions to our primary location in

Marrero, LA

How Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Years in Practice

  • 20 Years


  • Medical School, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Surgical Internship, Tulane division of Charity Hospital
  • Residency, University of Iowa


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain And Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Sports Injuries
  • Upper Extremity Pain


  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Corpectomy
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Replacement Surgery
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections / Blocks
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Orthopaedic Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Trauma/Spine - University of Iowa
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tulane University School

Professional Affiliations

  • North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1998, Re-certified in April 2016


  • West Jefferson Medical Center Designated as Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery
  • West Jefferson Medical Center Ranked #1 in the Region for Spine Surgery, 2012, Healthgrades

Office Information for Dr. Ralph P. Katz, MD

1301 Barataria Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072
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Primary Location:

1301 Barataria Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 3:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts Most Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Workers' Compensation

Profile last updated: July 16, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.