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
B.A. (Music, Religious Studies)
Brown University, 1989.
Harvard University, 1997.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Orbital disease
Lacrimal surgery
Lacrimal disease

Selected Publications

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

Jakobiec FA, Stagner AM, Katowitz WR, Eagle RC Jr: A Microanatomic Abnormality of the Lacrimal Gland Associated with Goldenhar Syndrome. Surv Ophthalmol. Feb 2016.

Katowitz WR, O'Brien M, Kiskis E, Elliott EM: An asystolic event after eyelid skin bupivicaine injection during chalazion surgery. J AAPOS 20(1): 75-7, Feb 2016.

Eftekhari K, Chambers CB, Goldstein SM, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA.: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma Masquerading as Embryonal Subtype: The Value of Modern Molecular Diagnostic Testing. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg March 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.

Nagae Lidia M, Katowitz William R, Bilaniuk Larissa T, Anninger William V, Pollock Avrum N: Radiological detection of intraorbital wooden foreign bodies. Pediatric emergency care 27(9): 895-6, Sep 2011.

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Last updated: 01/11/2017
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