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William Rocamora Katowitz, M.D.

William Rocamora Katowitz, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Ophthalmology
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-0603
Fax: 267-425-5015
Education:
B.A. (Music, Religious Studies)
Brown University, 1989.
(Post-Bac/Pre-Med)
Harvard University, 1997.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Adult and Pediatic Orbital Tumors
Adult and Pediatric Thyroid Eye Disease
Adult and Pediatric Lacrimal Disease
Tearing Abnormalities
Eyelid Tumors
Ptosis
Eyelid Malposition
Facial Recontrsuction after MOHS removal of skin cancer
Orbital and Eyelid Trauma
Repair of Orbital Bone Fractures
Microphthamia
Craniofacial Disorders

Selected Publications

Fayet B, Katowitz WR, Racy E, Ruban JM, Katowitz JA: An Update to Monocanalicular Stent Surgery. Int J Ophthalmol. 9(5): 797-8, May 2016.

Revere KE, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Rorke-Adams L, Fisher MJ, Liu GT.: Childhood Optic Nerve Glioma: Vision Loss Due to Biopsy. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. Apr 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Swanson J, Xu W, Aleman T, Mitchell B, Wes A, Chen SS, Bender L, Heuer G, Katowitz W, Bartlett S, Taylor J.: Optical Coherence Tomography Can Detect Intracranial Hypertension in Young Children with Craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg 136(4): 39, Oct 2015.

Fayet B, Katowitz WR, Racy E, Ruban JM, Katowitz JA: Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy: The keys to surgical success. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 30(1): 69-71, Jan-Feb 2014.

Fayet B, Racy E, Katowitz WR, Ruban J-M, Katowitz JA: Management of extruding bicanalicular nasolacrimal stents: Primun non nocere. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 29(5): 413-4, Sep 2013.

Fayet B, Katowitz WR, Racy E, Ruban JM, Katowitz JA: Pushed monocanalicular intubation: an alternative stenting system for management of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstructions. JAAPOS 16(5): 468-72, Oct 2012.

Chambers Christopher B, Katowitz William R, Katowitz James A, Binenbaum Gil: A controlled study of topical 0.25% timolol maleate gel for the treatment of cutaneous infantile capillary hemangiomas. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery 28(2): 103-6, Mar 2012.

Forbes BJ, Katowitz WR, Binenbaum G: Pediatric canalicular tear repairs - revisiting the pigtail probe. JAAPOS 12(5): 518-520, Oct 2008.

Katowitz WV, Shields CL, Shields JA, Eagle RC Jr, Mulvey LD: Pilomatrixoma of the eyelid simulating a chalazion. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 40(4): 247-8, Jul - Aug 2003.

Grosskreutz CL, Katowitz WV, Freeman EE, Dreyer EB: Lidocaine toxicity to rat retinal ganglion cells. Current Eye Research 18(5): 363-7, May 1999.

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Last updated: 02/21/2017
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