David A. Katzka, MD, received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York. He then completed his residency in internal medicine at the same institution, and his gastroenterology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr. Katzka is a professor of medicine and consultant at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Katzka’s research focuses on eosinophilic esophagitis, esophageal motility disorders, gastroesophageal reflux, Barrett’s esophagus and unusual esophageal diseases. He has many publications and 30 years of experience in the treatment and understanding of esophageal diseases. He has received numerous honors and awards for his work in the field, including AGA’s Distinguished Clinician Award in 2010, and the Mayo Department of Medicine Outstanding Mentorship Award in 2016.
Dr. Katzka has made a lasting impact on AGA’s scientific publications, serving as an editorial board member of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and as a reviewer of Gastroenterology. He has been a member of multiple committees at AGA, including the Clinical Practice Updates Committee, Education & Training Committee, and CME subcommittees, the Digestive Disease Week® council and as a director of the AGA Postgraduate Course. In 2019, he joined the AGA Institute Governing Board as education & training councillor.