Thursday, 06 July 2017 17:48

New Role for City Doctor at Glens Falls Hospital

GLENS FALLS — Last week, Glens Falls Hospital announced that Dr. Benjamin Katz of Saratoga Springs has been named vice president of medical affairs as well as chief medical officer (CMO).

Katz was the hospital’s associate chief medical officer, and he succeeded retiring CMO Dr. Robert Pringle effective July 3. Pringle will remain as an internal physician consultant through December 1.

In addition to his role as associate CMO, Katz also served as associate medical director of the Glens Falls Hospital Emergency Department. Previously, he worked in the emergency department at Albany Medical Center as associate residency director and director of quality assurance.

Katz is an avid community volunteer and has served as the medical director for area ambulance and fire departments and currently serves on the ski patrol for Gore Mountain. He is also a trustee for the Saratoga Independent School.

Katz attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts where he received a B.A. in Philosophy in 2000. He is a 2004 graduate of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Albany Medical Center in 2007. 

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