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Burton J. Katzen, DPM is a native Washingtonian who comes from a medical family. His father, Dr. Bernard Katzen, practiced family medicine for 50 years in southeast Washington. His brother is an oncologist. His nephew is a radiologist, and cousins who are an opthamologist, a dentist, and a hematologist. Dr. Katzen also had an uncle, Dr. Cyrus Katzen, who practiced dentistry in Washington for many years. Dr. Katzen is the only certified master surgeon in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia in the Hyprocure minimally invasive flatfoot correction procedure. He also is skilled in the use of the laser for eliminating nail fungus and has several years experience in extra corporial shock wave therapy (ESWT) for the non surgical treatment of plantar fasciitis/heel spur syndrome. Dr. Katzen attended The Bullis Preparatory School, George Washington University, and The Temple School of Podiatric Medicine graduating in 1971. Following graduation, Dr. Katzen served a surgical recidency at the prestigious Grand Community Hospital for Special Surgery in Detroit, Michigan. He presently serves on the alumni boards of Bullis and Temple. Dr. Katzen coached many different youth sports, but his first love has always been baseball. He coached baseball for eighteen years including eight years as the head coach of American Legion Post 105. He has been married to his wife Wendy for 39 years and has two grown children, both attorneys.
Verified Patient Reviews
I really felt good with understanding what the exact nature of what's going on with me. His recommendation to what needs to be done was very exceptional to the procedures that needs to happen for me to feel better. I went on the this website and found this good doctor.
Dr. Katzen is very personable and professional. He explains the procedure that he is recommending for you in language that you can understand. He has many slides showing how he handled different cases similar to your own. I liked him very much. His staff was also very personable and professional and could answer questions about insurance.
Excellent and straight to the point!! Very detailed when describing the problem and providing a solution.
Receptionist was rude.
I was very pleased with the service received at Dr. Katzen's office. All the staff was very friendly and personable. The Dr. was great with my Mom and very attentive. He had terrific bed side manner. He was very forthcoming with knowledge and how to help my mom with her feet. I would definitely recommend this Dr. to others. A great experience for first timer.
Professional as usual, answered all questions. In and out within 20 minutes. Love it!!!
This was my first visit and I was very impressed with the office, the staff, and the Doctor. Very friendly and knowledgeable. I felt very much at ease.
Staff was great...Dr. Katzen took his time and explained the treatment he is going to give me. Made sure I understood before I left his office
He remains one of the best podiatric physician I have ever known.
Dr. Katzen was very thorough explaining my problem and solutions. He took the conservative approach to solve my foot pain so I wouldn't end up with unnecessary treatment. The staff was very professional and friendly.
Dr. Burton was quite efficient and informed me of the procedure every step of the way. Professionally friendly as was most of his staff. Definitely recommend.
Don't be put off by the location of the office, Dr. Katzen is a great guy and helped me to feel at ease during an uncomfortable procedure. I've had ingrown toenails cut out about four times now, and his process was the easiest and least painful.
I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. Dr. Katzen was very knowledgeable and thorough and his staff was very friendly.
Dr Katzen is very professional and knowledgeable! There was no wait time because his staff where also very professional! He made me feel very comfortable in his office during my first visit. Dr. Katzen answered all my questions and concerns.
Very knowledgeable and took time to explain everything in detail. Definitely a positive experience.
Awesome Doctor and staff, highly recommend him.
This was my second time with this doctor and each time, he was excellent!
Dr. Katzen was warm, personable and gave great information. I will definitely use him again.
Great caring practitioner, I will continue using him.
He is Wonderful
Excellent doctor, very professional, very knowledgable, and also very nice - explained my injury fully and I look forward to speaking to him again when I go for my follow-up! I highly recommend Dr. Katzen! His staff was similarly excellent - definitely one of the best experiences I have had with a doctor's office.
It was good. The office staff is very friendly and Dr. Katzen seems to know all about feet--after all, he is a podiatrist! I will be going for a follow-up visit and a decision on how to treat my neuropathy.