Dr. Mitchell Katz
Director, L.A. County Department of Health Services
Mitchell H. Katz, MD has been the Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, the second largest health system in the nation, for the last five years.
Previously, he was the Director of Health for the City and County of San Francisco for thirteen years. Prior to becoming the Director in San Francisco, he served the Department in a number of positions, including Director of the AIDS Office and Director of the Emergency Medical Services Agency. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCLA. He practices as an outpatient primary care doctor at Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center and sees inpatients at LAC+USC, Harbor-UCLA, and Olive View-UCLA Medical Centers.