William Rocamora Katowitz

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Attending Surgeon, The Scheie Eye Institute
Attending Surgeon, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Surgeon , The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia
Attending Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
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 Itmat Expertise

Ptosis
Orbital disease
Lacrimal surgery
Lacrimal disease
Neurofibromatosis
Craniosynostosis

Selected Publications

Swanson Jordan W, Aleman Tomas S, Xu Wen, Ying Gui-Shuang, Pan Wei, Liu Grant T, Lang Shih-Shan, Heuer Gregory G, Storm Phillip B, Bartlett Scott P, Katowitz William R, Taylor Jesse A: Evaluation of Optical Coherence Tomography to Detect Elevated Intracranial Pressure in Children. JAMA Ophthalmology. Epub ahead of print, Feb 2017.

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.

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Last updated: 03/06/2017
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