Dr. Alejandro Katz was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1953. He received his MD degree from the University of Buenos Aires in 1976 and operated a private acupuncture/medical practice in Argentina for six years before relocating to the United States.
In 1983, Dr. Katz received his OMD degree from Samra University of Oriental Medicine. He later became a clinical instructor at Samra and helped establish a Latino acupuncture clinic at the university.
Dr. Katz currently maintains two busy acupuncture clinics in Los Angeles and Van Nuys, California. He is a member of the National Acupuncture Network and the Sociedad Argentina de Acupuncture, and he has hosted various Spanish-language radio and television programs designed to educate the Hispanic community about improving health through alternative medicine.