William Rocamora Katowitz

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Associate 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

Shen A, Katowitz WR, Revere K: A 12-Month-Old Boy With Bilateral Facial Swelling and Proptosis. JAMA Ophthalmol April 2018 Notes: Published online April 12, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.0786.

Fayet B, Racy E, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Ruban JM, Brémond-Gignac D.: Intralacrimal migration of Masterka® stents. J Fr Ophtalmol March 2018.

Chua MR, Tomlinson LA, Binenbaum G, Katowitz WR: Pediatric Thyroid Eye Disease: Clinical Characteristics and Orbital Decompression Outcomes. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication in March 2018.

Khatib L, Nazemzadeh M, Revere K, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Use of the Masterka for complex nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children. J AAPOS 21(5): 380-383, Sep 2017.

Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Li J, Mills MD, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA.: Simultaneous Versus Sequential Ptosis and Strabismus Surgery in Children. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg June 2017.

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.

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Last updated: 05/14/2018
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