Anna B. Katz

Anna B. Katz, M.D.

825 South Milwaukee Avenue

Libertyville, Illinois 60048

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Anna B. Katz, M.D.

General Surgery

Breast Surgery

825 South Milwaukee Avenue

Libertyville, Illinois 60048


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As a fellowship trained breast surgeon, it is a privilege to take care of patients. I strive to provide care in a compassionate and warm environment. Every patient is an individual and my goal is to provide the highest level of care which is tailored to their individual needs. I want to ensure that patients are well informed to make educated healthcare decisions.

About Me



  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Rush University Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Internship: Rush University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Breast Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Condell Medical Center
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Ratings and Comments

Anna B. Katz, M.D.

4.9 out of 5

225 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

5 out of 5

189 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.9 out of 5

225 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.9 out of 5

225 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.8 out of 5

225 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

5 out of 5

223 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.9 out of 5

223 Patient Ratings


Dr. Katz is a top-notch breast surgeon, one I have complete confidence in. I would recommend her to anyone, whole heartedly. She is extremely personable and interested in her patients.

Reviewed on September 17, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on September 14, 2019 7:00 PM

she is very warm and always reassuring I'm doing well

Reviewed on September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Waited 1 hour once I was in the room (in a gown) from the time of my appointment. Scheduled at 9 a.m., seen at 10 a.m. I wish the med. asst. would have came in to update me on the status of my appt. time when Dr. Katz came in she was very apologetic and explained the reason she was late (giving previous pt cancer diagnosis) which is 100% understandable. I'd expect the same care if I were that patient - I only wish someone had came in to update me while I waited for an hour. Dr. Katz is great! Kind, smart and confident.

Reviewed on August 27, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent! Great to see her!

Reviewed on August 25, 2019 7:00 PM

excellent. loved the physician. would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on August 23, 2019 7:00 PM

I love Dr. Katz!

Reviewed on August 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was very reassuring and caring at a time when I was very scared. Excellent bedside manner!

Reviewed on August 12, 2019 7:00 PM


Reviewed on August 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is wonderful!

Reviewed on July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Katz always spends plenty of time with me. We discuss my options and what follow-up I will need. Made appointments for me with another doctor I needed to see...made a list of tests I needed done before surgery. The office made several appointments for me and set up date that both surgeons would be available for my surgery

Reviewed on July 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Horrendous wait time, got 5 minutes with provider. No time to discuss care plan, concern.

Reviewed on June 30, 2019 7:00 PM

I was very pleased with Dr. Katz - She was very professional but with warmth and kindness.

Reviewed on June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Comfortable, vary atmosphere, Dr. Katz spends time answering questions without making you feel rushed.

Reviewed on June 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a warm, caring, professional doctor & have great trust in her. She helped me greatly & went over-board. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on June 6, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr Katz has a bedside manner that makes me comfortable and the insights to set me at ease.

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is amazing!

Reviewed on May 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was confident, reassuring and warm. She seemed to genuinely care about me and my situation.

Reviewed on May 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is wonderful - She makes me feel great.

Reviewed on March 24, 2019 7:00 PM

I had a great experience with Dr. Katz. She was very supportive & explained my procedure fully. Very kind person.

Reviewed on March 21, 2019 7:00 PM

As always a very pleasant visit with answers to questions I might ask in regards to my condition.

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was excellent and very accommodating. She worked me in, even though her schedule was very full. Therefore, I DID NOT mind waiting to see her -

Reviewed on February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is always upbeat and pleasant.

Reviewed on February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

I found a lump in my breast. I'm in excellent healthy, early detection & quick surgery to take care of the problem. Wonderful people who called & made sure I knew services that are available thru your hospital. Love Condell!

Reviewed on February 6, 2019 6:00 PM

Calmed all my fears, made me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on February 6, 2019 6:00 PM

great she is a wonderful caring person

Reviewed on February 2, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is the best and she makes you feel so comfortable and validated for your concerns. She is a true treasure to me! I am so lucky that I have her to go to for problems and she did a wonderful job w/ my recent surgery.

Reviewed on January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Katz is the best doctor I have ever seen in my life. She is very genuine, kind, knowledgeable and explains everything in way that you can understand. As she's explaining, she draws pictures and writes notes for you to take home. I have never had such a positive experience with a doctor before. She is absolutely incredible!

Reviewed on January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

Fantastic Doctor. Great bedside manner.

Reviewed on January 29, 2019 6:00 PM

she is very warm and shows how much she cares. she is extremely knowledgeable and very easy to ask any questions.

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz treated my mom and is now working with me. Shes absolutely wonderful and exertemelt knowledgeable in her field. love her to pieces.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

This appointment was a follow-up after breast cancer surgery. Dr. Katz is very thorough, and knows exactly what I am there. She takes excellent care of her patients.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Excellent communicator.Listens to my issues and concerns. I have a lot of trust in Dr. Katz.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a caring, sweet doctor. She takes the time to explain everything. I would recommend her to everybody.

Reviewed on January 7, 2019 6:00 PM

Excellent Doctor. Horrible wait time (over an hour). Receptionist rang the co-pay for ME under someone else.

Reviewed on December 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I love Dr. Katz! She is the best!

Reviewed on December 3, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is very kind & caring.

Reviewed on November 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Anna Katz is a wonderful surgeon & doctor & PERSON!!

Reviewed on November 28, 2018 6:00 PM

I was so pleased with Dr. Katz - she was recommended by my Primary Physician and also by Dr. X. She was very pleasant and friendly, like we had known each other for years. Spent time explaining what she wanted me to do, the genetic test, and once we have results, we will discuss what may be necessary.

Reviewed on November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

She's the best. I would definitely recommend her.

Reviewed on November 17, 2018 6:00 PM

very respectful, explained very well everything. took time to listen, never rushed. made me feel comfortable. overall Great Dr.

Reviewed on November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a WONDERFUL health care provider. She is kind, knowledgeable, genuinely interested in what I have to say, empathetic, open to alternative ideas based upon my desires. She is great!

Reviewed on November 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent bedside manner, very sweet & caring.

Reviewed on October 31, 2018 7:00 PM

she is awesome and I am lucky to have her for my doctor.

Reviewed on October 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz and her staff are always personable and therefore make my visit less stressful.

Reviewed on October 13, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent customer care!!

Reviewed on October 8, 2018 7:00 PM

I am in good medical care and feel my emotional health, medical symptoms/conditions and concerns are validated by the staff, doctors, and professionals in charge of my health care.

Reviewed on October 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Friendly, warm, reassuring

Reviewed on September 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a compassionate, well versed surgeon. She shares information needed and always asks me if I have any questions and provides answers.

Reviewed on September 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is AMAZING! So happy and personable, relatable & sooo friendly! She has a difficult job & you would never guess it by her great attitude! Wish all doctors were like her! LOVE HER!!!

Reviewed on September 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz - She is always very pleasant and caring. Out of all of my doctors that I am currently seeing _ she is my favorite!

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is the best.

Reviewed on September 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Every time I've had a check-up with Dr. Katz, she is very interested in me and my health. Questions I ask are answered expertly & clear that I understand.

Reviewed on September 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is the ideal doctor. She is warm, friendly, personable, and extremely knowledgeable.

Reviewed on September 5, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was very professional and very efficient. She provided the info I needed to make the right decision regarding a procedure.

Reviewed on September 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Ver good

Reviewed on September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent!!! Dr. Katz was very friendly in a professional way. I would recommend her to my family & friends.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Anna Katz is the best.

Reviewed on August 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz and her team are wonderful people and wonderful professionals. I'm so happy with their care.

Reviewed on August 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Lovely lady.

Reviewed on August 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is very thorough and carefully examines you. The way she treats you you feel like she really, really cares about you and wants the best for you. She should teach other doctors about bedside manner and how to care for patients medically and personally.

Reviewed on August 6, 2018 7:00 PM

She is a very nice Doctor. A bit too fast.

Reviewed on July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a caring & competent physician/surgeon. She encouraged me to have an expanded panel of a genetic screening for ovarian cancer.

Reviewed on July 29, 2018 7:00 PM

This is my first time visit. I like it and happy.

Reviewed on July 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is always current with my tests and exams, and is prepared to discuss my continuing care following a lumpectomy last year.

Reviewed on July 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Knowledgeable, efficient, proficient, caring and a good listener

Reviewed on June 17, 2018 7:00 PM

All is good

Reviewed on June 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz & her nurse & the rest of her staff have always been excellent in service, care, answering questions, explaining procedures & making me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on June 7, 2018 7:00 PM

Very kind and caring.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is a very nice informative doctor, she listens and answer questions very well.

Reviewed on May 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Regular check-up for breast cancer- checking the scar area and discussing the length of time I need to take the prescription anastrozole. Dr. Kaatz was easy to talk to and answered my concerns.

Reviewed on May 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I'm very happy with Dr. Katz. I've heard from multiple providers how great she is and I'm happy to be in such good hands with her.

Reviewed on May 2, 2018 7:00 PM

This provider is very professional, knowledgeable, personable. Always available to answer questions and doesn't hesitate to give pros and cons of treatment. She takes time needed and is very thorough. Wish I could see her for all my medical needs.

Reviewed on April 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was extremely helpful, considerate, & most of all COMPASSIONATE!! I will keep her FOREVER!! I would HIGHLY recommend her to my friends & family. I wish more drs. had her personality & CARE! I LOVED HER!!

Reviewed on April 17, 2018 7:00 PM

1st time visit. Wonderful dr. very nice, friendly. Listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on April 14, 2018 7:00 PM

very thoughtful and kind. she was interested in me

Reviewed on April 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is very personable; she is easy to talk to and related to. I would recommend her to all I know.

Reviewed on April 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Caring doctor. Dr. Katz is a very. She makes me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on April 10, 2018 7:00 PM

This was a post-op follow-up appt. There was a delay because of the building flooding in December. The doctor and I discussed and I believe she addressed it well with her staff, she was very apologetic for the delay. I would HIGHLY recommend Doctor Katz. Extremely warm and communicative.

Reviewed on April 7, 2018 7:00 PM

love dr Katz

Reviewed on March 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Some of these questions are a little confusing - A second opinion - is that a checkup? Very happy with Dr. Katz. Professional & pleasant -

Reviewed on March 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr Katz is an amazing surgeon. I would recommend her to anyone who needed her services. She's an amazing person as well. I cannot say enough good things about her.

Reviewed on March 2, 2018 6:00 PM


Reviewed on March 2, 2018 6:00 PM

the Dr was informative and daring

Reviewed on February 18, 2018 6:00 PM

She counseled me on a referral for breast reconstruction. Discussed several surgeons, and most importantly put my mind at ease due to a traumatic personal life situation.

Reviewed on February 9, 2018 6:00 PM

always a pleasure to meet and talk with Dr. Katz

Reviewed on February 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr Katz was awesome. Facing a biopsy is not what you want to do, but Dr Katz framed it in a way that made me feel much more comfortable.

Reviewed on January 22, 2018 6:00 PM

Great doctor. I will definitely see Dr. Katz again if I need another cyst aspirated.

Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

Love, love Dr. Anna Katz!! She's the best.

Reviewed on January 12, 2018 6:00 PM

Felt very comfortable and the doctor took good care of me. She listens and explains things well.

Reviewed on December 8, 2017 6:00 PM

Dr. Katz is very reassuring - professional and always answers all your questions - very compassionate.

Reviewed on November 13, 2017 6:00 PM

This was a first visit and she was amazing, very calming and made me very comfortable.

Reviewed on October 31, 2017 7:00 PM

dr katz is an excetional physician. very professional while being extremely caring

Reviewed on October 13, 2017 7:00 PM

I highly recommend Dr. Katz for breast surgery.

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

She was very kind. Explained in detail about the surgery she was going to do. Made me feel very confident that everything will be ok.

Reviewed on September 17, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz is very helpful - recommends different ways to help decrease anxiety & occ. panic attack. Will make future appointment to be first in a.m. to decrease panic situation.

Reviewed on September 9, 2017 7:00 PM

All I can say is, Dr. Katz is personable and can easily understand all medical aspects so I can understand.

Reviewed on September 7, 2017 7:00 PM

Best possible visit.

Reviewed on August 28, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was the most compassionate, informative doctor ever. She spent so much time going over my diagnosis and treatment plan. She even gave me her cell phone number and I talked with her a few times on that. She also helped me better understand treatment from the other doctors she referred me to. She was very comforting in this stressful time and I felt I was going to be okay.

Reviewed on August 21, 2017 7:00 PM

Dr. Katz was recommended by a health navigator at Condell Women's Center for breast cancer. She was more than I could have hoped for. Thorough, respectful, informative, compassionate, explains very well and takes time with you, not rushing to get to the next patient.

Reviewed on August 6, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Benign (Non-Cancer) Breast Disease
  • Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Follow Up Care
  • Breast Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Breast Conserving Surgery
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cyberknife Sterotactic Radiation for Breast Cancer
  • Hidden Scar Surgery
  • High Risk Breast Cancer Genetic Counseling
  • High Risk of Breast Cancer Clinic
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Nipple Sparing Surgery
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Specializes in Breast Cancer Surgery


  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO - POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Precision Bronze HMO
  • Blue Precision Gold HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • Blue Precision Platinum HMO
  • Blue Precision Silver HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • Coventry Workers Comp PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Harken Health Choice Plus
  • Harken Health Compass Plus
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HealthSpring Medicaid ICP
  • HealthSpring Medicare HMO
  • HealthSpring MMAI
  • HFN Platinum EPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO
  • Humana DuPage Medical Group HMO - HMO Select
  • Humana EPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus Integrated-Medicare-Medicaid Plan
  • Humana HMO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana Illinois Platinum HMO
  • Humana Integrated Care Program of Illinois
  • Humana Medicaid Managed Care Plan
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National PPO
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • Tricare POS
  • Tricare PPO
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare Navigate POS
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select EPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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