Dr. Katibah is a Sacramento native. After graduating from Mira Loma High School as valedictorian, he obtained his undergraduate degree in Zoology from the University of California, Davis with Highest Honors. He then completed his dental training at the University of California, San Francisco. Upon graduation he received numerous class honors including awards for clinical excellence from the Academy of General Dentistry, the U.C. San Francisco Dental Alumni Association and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, and received the Robert W. Rule, Jr. Award given to the outstanding clinician of the graduating class. Dr. Katibah has been in private practice in Sacramento since 1981 and enjoys endurance athletics, nature photography and music composition in his spare time.