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William R. Katowitz, M.D.

William R. 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
B.A. (Music, Religious Studies)
Brown University, 1989.
Harvard University, 1997.
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
Eyelid Malposition
Facial Recontrsuction after MOHS removal of skin cancer
Orbital and Eyelid Trauma
Repair of Orbital Bone Fractures
Craniofacial Disorders

Selected Publications

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.

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.

Eftekhari K, Chikwava KR, Katowitz WR: Idiopathic orbital inflammation leading to unilateral blindness over a 2-day presentation in a child. Ophthal Plas Reconstr Surg 27(2): e46-7, Mar-Apr 2011.

Iyengar SS, Chambers CB, Katowitz WR: Update on pediatric lacrimal disorders. Int Ophthalmol Clin 50(4): 67-72, Fall 2010.

Katowitz WR, Katowitz J: Congenital and developmental eyelid abnormalities. Pediatric plastic surgery supplement. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 124: 93e-105e July 2009.

Metry DW, Garzon MC, Drolet BA, Frommelt P, Haggstrom A, Hall J, Hess CP, Heyer GL, Siegel D, Baselga E, Katowitz W, Levy ML, Mancini A, Maronn ML, Phung T, Pope E, Sun G, Frieden IJ: PHACE syndrome: current knowledge, future decisions. Pediatr Dermatol 26(4): 381-398 Jul-Aug 2009.

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Last updated: 12/07/2015
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