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Brian M. Katt, MD

Specializing in Hand & Upper Extremity
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About Brian M. Katt, MD

Specializing in Hand & Upper Extremity

Dr. Brian Katt is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery. He received his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine. He went on to complete his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and followed with a fellowship in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery at Duke University.

Dr. Katt is committed to providing excellent musculoskeletal care while maintaining a meaningful doctor-patient relationship. Drawing from his experience at one of the top research universities, he practices medicine using the best evidence available. Furthermore, he is constantly staying current with the latest technologies and innovations in orthopedic care in order to most optimally treat each problem. He hopes that all patients treated at this practice will feel as if their experience is worthwhile and informative, that personal concerns are considered in determining a treatment plan and that questions are sufficiently answered. He strives to accomplish these goals while being conscious and respectful of each patient’s time.

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Professional Associations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of The American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Training & Education

  • Fellowship: Duke University, Orthopaedic Hand Surgery, Durham
  • Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • MD, SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine, Syracuse
  • BS – Chemistry, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg


  • Currently, Dr. Katt is available to see patients in Brick Township, NJ.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ocean University Medical Center
  • Surgical Institute of Neptune
  • Toms River Surgery Center
  • CentraState Medical Center
  • JFK University Medical Center
  • Northern Monmouth Surgery Center
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


  1. Smith TA, Bueno B, Phelan JV, Anand D, Kirschenbaum D, Katt BM. Stener-Like Lesions in the Hand: A Qualitative Review [published online ahead of print, 2023 May 22].Hand (N Y). 2023;15589447231171655. doi:10.1177/15589447231171655
  2. Townsend CB, Katt B, Tawfik A, et al. "Functional Outcomes of Cubital Tunnel Release in Patients with Negative Electrodiagnostic Studies" [published online ahead of print, 2023 Jan 9].Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023;10.1097/PRS.0000000000010185. doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000010185
  3. Chan PYW, Silver JM, Phelan J, Moore K, Green A, Katt B. How Are Radial Height and Radial Shortening Defined in the Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures? A Critical Review [published online ahead of print, 2023 Jan 24].Hand (N Y). 2023;15589447221150506. doi:10.1177/15589447221150506
  4. Toci GR, Tecce ER, Katt BM, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. Splinting versus Percutaneous Pinning for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Mallet Finger: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis [published online ahead of print, 2022 Dec 1].J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2022;1-5. doi:10.1142/S242483552250088
  5. Bueno BT, Smith TA, Lotito MJ, et al. Successful Non-operative Management of Metacarpophalangeal Collateral Ligament and Sagittal Band Rupture of the Long Finger: A Case Report.Cureus. 2022;14(6):e26231. Published 2022 Jun 23. doi:10.7759/cureus.26231
  6. Avendano JP, Gallagher DO, Hawes JD, et al. Interfacing With the Electronic Health Record (EHR): A Comparative Review of Modes of Documentation.Cureus. 2022;14(6):e26330. Published 2022 Jun 25. doi:10.7759/cureus.26330
  7. Katt BM, Tawfik AM, Aryee J, Aita D, Beredjiklian PK, Fletcher D. The Efficacy of Intra-Articular Versus Extra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint.J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2022;4(3):128-134. Published 2022 Feb 11. doi:10.1016/j.jhsg.2022.01.002
  8. Nasra M, Chen V, Kirschenbaum D, Katt BM. Posttraumatic Ulnar Translocation of the Carpus: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature.J Hand Surg Glob Online. 2021;4(1):49-52. Published 2021 Nov 5. doi:10.1016/j.jhsg.2021.10.002
  9. Glasser L, Frey M, Frias GC, et al. Ballet Rehabilitation: A Novel Return to Sport Protocol.Cureus. 2022;14(8):e27896. Published 2022 Aug 11. doi:10.7759/cureus.27896
  10. Pizzo, Dane, Peter Filtes, Akhil Chandra, Matthew Nasra, Jomar Aryee, Stephen Adolfsen, Thomas McPartland, and Brian Katt. 2022. “Preparedness for Matching into an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Student Perspectives as a Model for Institutional Progression.” Journal of Orthopaedic Experience & Innovation, October.
  11. Simon M, Gencarelli P Jr, Yang J, Elkhechen JN, Avendano JP, Kirschenbaum D, Katt BM. Postoperative Immobilization of Scaphoid Fractures: A Comprehensive Review of the Literature. Hand (N Y). 2022 May 16:15589447221093675. doi: 10.1177/15589447221093675. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35575303.
  12. Butler A, Berke C, Zareef U, Tawfik AM, Varghese B, Frias G, Gatt C, Katt BM. Social Media and the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Application Process. Cureus. 2022 Apr 7;14(4):e23933. doi: 10.7759/cureus.23933. PMID: 35535296; PMCID: PMC9079009.
  13. Parekh Y, Romeo P, Baskar D, … Katt, BM (May 07, 2022) Orthopaedic Surgery Boot Camp: An Immersion Course for Medical Students. Cureus 14(5): e24806. doi:10.7759/cureus.24806
  14. Tawfik AM, Elkhechen JN, Aryee J, Sirch F, Filtes P, Katt BM. The Effect of Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Corticosteroid Injections on Outcomes Following Arthroplasty [published online ahead of print, 2022 Apr 2].Hand (N Y). 2022;15589447221081862. doi:10.1177/15589447221081862
  15. Katt, B (as a part of the ASSH Self-Assessment Examination committee).  ASSH Self-Assessment Examination 2020. Editor LE Weiss. Am Soc Surg Hand. 2022.
  16. Lutsky K, Schindelar L, Seigerman D, Jones C, Katt B, Beredjiklian PK. Incidence of Operating Room Fires During Hand Surgical Procedures.Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2022;10(1):56-59. doi:10.22038/ABJS.2021.47850.2382
  17. Alter TH, Varghese BB, DelPrete CR, Katt BM, Monica JT. Reduction Techniques in Volar Locking Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures [published online ahead of print, 2022 Feb 8].Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2022;10.1097/BTH.0000000000000380. doi:10.1097/BTH.0000000000000380
  18. Katt BM, Tawfik AM, Imbergamo C, McEntee R, Beredjiklian PK, Ilyas AM. Patient Comprehension of Operative Instructions With a Paper Handout Versus a Video: A Prospective Randomized Control Trial [published online ahead of print, 2022 Jan 7].J Hand Surg Am. 2022
  19. Toci GR, Filtes P, Lau V, Imbergamo C, Varghese B, Tawfik A, Sirch F, Fletcher D, Katt BM. Patient Comprehension of Trigger Finger Concepts Based on Distribution Format: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Handout Versus Video. Hand (N Y). 2021 Dec 30:15589447211058816. doi: 10.1177/15589447211058816. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34969311.
  20. Skibicki H E, Katt B M, Lutsky K, et al. Three Dimensionally Printed Versus Conventional Casts in Pediatric Wrist Fractures. Cureus 202113(10): e19090. DOI 10.7759/cureus.19090
  21. Toci GR, Green A, Mubin N, et al. Patient Adherence With At-Home Hand and Wrist Exercises: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Video Versus Handout Format [published online ahead of print, 2021 Oct 26].Hand (N Y). 2021;15589447211052750. doi:10.1177/15589447211052750
  22. Bueno BT, Gencarelli P Jr, Nasra MH, Buckley PS, Monica J, Katt BM. Postoperative Rhabdomyolysis in the Bilateral Shoulder Areas After Cardiac Surgery.Cureus. 2021;13(10):e18522. Published 2021 Oct 6. doi:10.7759/cureus.18522
  23. Schindelar L, McEntee R, Gallivan R, Katt BM, Beredjiklian P. Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures in Women Over 80 Years Old: A Preliminary Report of Functional and Radiographic Outcomes After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation. J Hand Microsurg 2021
  24. Schindelar L, Katt B, Townsend C, Imbergamo C, Takei R, Beredjiklian P. The Incidence of Psychologic Stress following a Fall and Surgical Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures.J Wrist Surg. 2021;10(5):401-406. doi:10.1055/s-0041-1726409
  25. Tawfik AM, Imbergamo C, Chen V, et al. Perspectives on the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Application Process During the COVID-19 Pandemic.J Am Acad Orthop Surg Glob Res Rev. 2021;5(10):e21.00091. Published 2021 Oct 4. doi:10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-21-00091
  26. Coyle RM, Tawfik AM, Green A, Katt BM, Glickel SZ. Coding Practices in Hand Surgery and Their Relationship to Surgeon Compensation Structure.Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.jhsg.2021.04.004.
  27. Imbergamo C, Tawfik A, Bueno B, Kouwenberg EV, Shah A, Katt BM. Techniques for Injection of the Scaphotrapezium-Trapezoid Joint Without Image Guidance.Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.jhsg.2021.05.003.
  28. Tawfik A, Hozack B, Melendez J, Katt BM Beredjiklian, PK, Nakashian M. Impending Upper Arm Compartment Syndrome Secondary to Intravenous Fluid Infiltration.Cureus. 2021. doi:10.7759/cureus.15671.
  29. Tawfik AM, Silver JM, Katt BM, Patankar A, Rivlin M, Beredjiklian PK. Patient Perceptions of COVID-19 Precautions and Their Effects on Experiences With Hand Surgery.Journal of Hand Surgery Global Online. 2021. doi:10.1016/j.jhsg.2021.04.003.
  30. Tawfik AM, Katt BM, Beredjiklian PK, Nakashian M. Wire Extrusion After Flexor Tendon Repair with a Multifilament Stainless Steel Cable-Crimp Suture System: A Case Report.JBJS Case Connect. 2021;11(2):10.2106/JBJS.CC.21.00029. doi:10.2106/JBJS.CC.21.00029
  31. Katt BM, Tawfik A, et al. Distal Radioulnar Joint Osteoarthritis: An Update on Treatment Options. J Hand Microsurg, ePub ahead of print, doi:1055/s-0041-1725222
  32. Katt, BM (as a part of the ASSH Self-Assessment Examination committee).  ASSH Self-Assessment Examination 2020. Editor LE Weiss. Am Soc Surg Hand. 2021.
  33. Katt BM, Tawfik A, Lau V, et al. The Planning Fallacy in the Orthopedic Operating Room. Cureus 2021 13(1): e12433. doi:10.7759/cureus.12433
  34. Katt BM, Imbergamo C, Padua F, Leider J, Fletcher D, Nakashian M, Beredjiklian P. Diagnostic Value of a Carpal Tunnel Corticosteroid Injection in Patients with Negative Electrodiagnostic Studies. J Hand Microsurg, ePub ahead of print, doi: 1055/s-0040-1717830
  35. Katt B, Imbergamo C, Seigerman D, Rivlin M, Beredjiklian P. The use of 3D printed customized casts in children with upper extremity fractures: A report of two cases. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2021; 9(1): 126-130. doi:10.22038/abjs.2020.47722.2342
  36. Katt BM, Imbergamo C, Fletcher, Daniel MD; Aita, Daren MD; Nakashian, Michael MD; Kwok, Moody MD; Beredjiklian, Pedro K. MD Telehealth for Upper Extremity Conditions: Perceptions of the Patient and Provider, JAAOS: Global Research and Reviews: September 2020 - Volume 4 - Issue 9 - p e20.00127-13 doi:10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-20-00127
  37. Katt B, Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Beredjiklian P. Distal Radius Malunion. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2020. doi:10.1016/j.jhsa.2020.02.008.
  38. Aldridge JM, Katt B, Rizzo M, Beredjiklian P, Urbaniak JR, Aldridge JM. Anterior elbow release for post-traumatic flexion contractures in patients 21 years or younger. Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery. 2020;29(7):1394-1400. doi:10.1016/j.jse.2020.01.081
  39. Katt B, Lucenti L, Mubin N, et al. An Evaluation of the Source and Content of Kienböck’s Disease Information on the Internet. J Hand Microsurg, ePub ahead of print, doi:10.1055/s-0040-1701150
  40. Katt B, Mubin, N., Beredjiklian, P. Atraumatic posterior thigh compartment syndrome presenting as an acute sciatic nerve palsy. A case report and review of literature.. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, ePub ahead of print, doi:10.22038/abjs.2020.43632.2195
  41. Okoli M, Lutsky K, Rivlin M, Katt B, Beredjiklian P. Metacarpal Bony Dimensions Related to Headless Compression Screw Sizes.J Hand Microsurg. 2020;12(Suppl 1):S39-S44. doi:10.1055/s-0039-3400443
  42. Baker W, Rivlin M, Sodha S, et al. Variability in Medicaid Reimbursement in Hand Surgery May Lead to Inequality in Access to Patient Care.Hand (N Y). 2022;17(5):983-987. doi:10.1177/1558944720964966
  43. Wang WL, Lutsky KF, McEntee RM, et al. Does Undergoing Outpatient Hand Surgery Lead to Prolonged Opioid Use? A Comparison of Surgical and Nonsurgical Patients.Hand (N Y). 2022;17(4):701-705. doi:10.1177/1558944720964967
  44. Aldridge JM 3rd, Katt B, Rizzo M, Beredjiklian P, Urbaniak JR. Anterior elbow release for post-traumatic flexion contractures in patients 21 years or younger.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020;29(7):1394-1400. doi:10.1016/j.jse.2020.01.081
  45. Katt, B (as a part of the ASSH Self-Assessment Examination committee).  ASSH Self-Assessment Examination 2020. Editor LE Weiss. Am Soc Surg Hand. 2020.
  46. Epstein SH, Sussmann AR, Katt BM, Epstein RE, Abboud JA. Complete transections of the coracobrachialis and short head of biceps brachii after skurfing injury: a case report and brief review of the literature. JSES Open Access. 2019;3(4):361-364. doi:10.1016/j.jses.2019.08.001.
  47. Seigerman D, Lutsky K, Fletcher D, Katt B, Kwok M, Mazur D, Sodha S, Beredjiklian PK. Complications in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures: How Do We Avoid them? Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2019;12(2):204-212. doi:10.1007/s12178-019-09544-8.
  48. Rizzo M, Katt B, Carothers JT. Comparison of locked volar plating versus pinning and external fixation in the treatment of unstable intraarticular distal radius fractures. Hand 2008 Jun;3(2):111-7. doi:10.1007/s11552-007-9080-0


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