William KATOWITZ

William R. Katowitz, M.D.

Department of Ophthalmology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and The Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, USA;

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - PERELMAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Curriculum Vitae
Date: 10/11/2012
William R. Katowitz, M.D.
Address: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Ophthalmology
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104 US
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Education:
1989 B.A. Brown University (Music, Religious Studies)
1997 Harvard University (Post-Bac/Pre-Med)
2001 M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments:
2001-2002 Transitional Internship, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center,
Philadelphia, PA
2002-2005 Resident in Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania,
Department of Ophthalmology
2005-2006 Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia, PA
2005-2007 Fellowship, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, Children's
Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Center
for Human Appearance
2007-2008 Fellowship, Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery, Moorfields Eye
Hospital NHS Trust, London, England
Military Service:
[none]
Faculty Appointments:
2008-present Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, University of
Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Hospital and/or Administrative Appointments:
2008-Present Attending Surgeon, The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Other Appointments:
[none]
Specialty Certification:
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2008 American Board of Ophthalmology
2008 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery
Licensure:
2008-Present Pennsylvania
2008-present New Jersey
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies:
1989 Honors in Music, Brown University, Providence, RI
1989 The Jean and Francis Madiera Award for Excellence in Music
2012 Best of" Symposium at the Academy Meeting. For "A
controlled study of topical 0.25% timolol maleate gel for the
treatment of cutaneous infantile capillary hemangiomas".
American Academy of Ophthalmology Fall Meeting, Chicago.
November.
Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies and Other Professional Activities:
National:
2005-Present American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Full member)
2007-Present American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (Full Member)
2008-Present American Academy of Ophthalmology (Full Member)
Editorial Positions:
2008-Present Peer-reviewer; Ophthalmology
2008-Present Peer-reviewer; Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2009-Present Peer-reviewer; Acta Ophthalmologica
Academic and Institutional Committees:
2009-Present Health Record Designer/Team Member for Implementation; CHOP
Electronic Health Record (EPIC)
Major Academic and Clinical Teaching Responsibilities:
2002-2005 Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, OP200
2005-2007 Lecturer, Ophthalmology Resident Lecture Series, Scheie Eye
Institute
2005-2007 Assistant Instructor, teaching residents and medical students on
CHOP Ophthalmology service
2005-2007 Assistant Instructor, Oculoplastic Service, Philadelphia VA Medical
Center
2006 Cource Co-Director, Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery, CHOP
sponsored CME, Philadelphia, PA
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2006 "To stent or not to stent, That is the question" The CHOP
Experience: Probing, Balloons and Silastic Intubation - Pediatric
Oculoplastic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 "Anophthalmia/Microphthalmia Innovations in Diagnosis and
Managment: Genetic Studies and the Role of Hydrogel Expanders -
Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery," Philadelphia, PA
2006 "Anophthalmia/Microphthalmia Innovations in Diagnosis and
Management: Genetic Studies and the Role of Hydrogel Expanders -­‐
Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery," Philadelphia, PA
2008 "The Four T's That Link Oculoplastics with Neuro-0phthalmology",
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric CME
2008 "Pediatric Nasolacrimal Surgery", Pediatric Ophthalmology Scheie
Eye Institute, Resident Lecture Series
2008 "Update on the Surgical Management of Adult Thyroid Eye
Disease", Center for Human Appearance, University of
Pennsylvania
2008-2009 Mentoring; Kate Lane (Oculoplastic fellow)
2008-2009 Mentoring; Naureen Mirza-George (Pediatric Ophthalmology
fellow)
2008-2009 Mentoring; Alejandra de Alba (Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow)
2008 Scheie Resident lecture; "Pediatric Ophthalmology" Scheie Eye
Institute, University of Pennsylvania Lecture - October 6
2009 "Pediatric Eyelid Disease and Craniofacial Disorders", Scheie Eye
Insitute Resident Lecture Series
2009-2011 Mentoring; Chris Chambers (Oculoplastic fellow)
2009-2010 Mentoring; Gerald Berry (Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow)
2009-2010 Mentoring; Emily Decarlo (Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow)
2009 "Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus" Ophtho 200; University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Lecture - May 13; April 20
2009 Scheie Resident lecture; "Oculoplastics" Scheie Eye Institute,
University of Pennsylvania Lecture - April 12
2010 "Orbital vascular lesions in pediatric patients: A multidisciplinary
approach." The Center for Human Appearance, Philadelphia, PA
2010 "Ocular and orbital trauma in children." Pediatric Trauma Nursing
Conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2010 "Tearing and discharge in children: Evaluation and management."
Center for Human Appearance, Plastics Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Scheie Grand Rounds: Implementing your electronic health record;
The CHOP experience with EPIC
2010-Present Fellowship Director: ASOPRS Fellowship in Oculoplastics, The
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2010-2011 Mentoring; Monica Khitri (Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow)
2010-2011 Mentoring; Lori Wilson (Pediatric Ophthalmology fellow)
2010 "Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus" Ophtho 200; University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Lecture - January 13, 26
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2010 Scheie Resident lecture; "Oculoplastics" Scheie Eye Institute,
University of Pennsylvania Lecture - March 29
2010 "Management of Pediatric Ocular, Adnexal and Orbital Trauma".
Trauma Nursing Conference. The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia. December
2011 "Ophthalmology in the 21st Century: Advances in Optical Imaging
and Telemedicine." The Center for Human Appearance, Hospital of
the University of Pennsylvania. October 11
2011 "The Management of Pediatric Ocular, Adnexal and Orbital
Trauma". Pediatric Ophthalmology CME. The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia. May.
2011 "Orbital Decompression Surgery in Pediatric Patients with Thyroid
Eye Disease (TED)". The Scheie Eye Institute Alumni Meeting.
May
2011 Medical School Lecutre: Ophtho 200. Pediatric Ophthalmology,
May 24
2011 Resident Lecture: The Scheie Eye Institute: Pediatric Oculoplastics.
October 4.
2011 "Innovations in Surgical Therapy: New Approaches to Tearing
Disorders", Pediatric CME, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
November
2012 "Orbital Examination and Disease", Scheie Eye Insitute Resident
Lecture Series
2012 "Lacrimal Surgery", Scheie Eye Insitute Resident Lecture Series
2012 BE400 Bioengineering Clinical Preceptorships. Mentorship of two
University of Pennsylvania undergraduate bioengineering students in
the proposal of a study and design of a device for lacrimal surgery.
2012 Ophtho 200 - Pediatric Ophthalmology Lecture, March 6, 2012
2012 Ophtho 200 - Pediatric Ophthalmology Lecture, March 28, 2012
2012 "Innovations in Surgical Therapy: Advances in the Management of
Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction". The Scheie Eye Institute
Anniversary Meeting. Philadelphia. May
Lectures by Invitation (Last 5 years):
Nov, 2007 "Silicone Rod Frontalis Suspension: A 3-year review of 160
Consecutive Procedures for Pediatric Ptosis Repair." ASOPRS Fall
Meeting, New Orleans, LA
Nov, 2007 "Pediatric Lacrimal Surgery." American Academy of
Ophthalmology LEO Course, New Orleans, LA
Jun, 2008 "Sockets - The management of the Clinically Anophthalmic Socket."
Moorfields Eye Hospital, NHS TRUST, London, England
Nov, 2008 "Update in Pediatric Nasolacrimal Surgery." Pediatric LEO Course,
American Academy of Ophthalmology Fall AAO, Atlanta, GA
Nov, 2008 "The Ocular Manifestations of PHACE Syndrom." PHACE
Syndrome Research Conference, Texas Children's Hospital,
Houston, TX
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Jan, 2009 "Excessive Tearing in Children: Medical and Surgical
Management."
Grand Rounds, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA,
Jun, 2009 "Care for the child with anophthalmia and microphthalmia."
International Children's Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia Network
Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Sep, 2009 "A graded approach to orbital expansion in congenital
microphthalmos: The use of osmotic expanders and dermis fat
grafts." International Society of Craniofacial Curgery, Oxford,
England
Sep, 2009 "Volume augmentation in congenital microphthalmos." World
Congres of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Barcelona,
Spain
Oct, 2010 "Topical timolol 0.25% for the treatment of infantile capillary
hemnagiomas." ASOPRS Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL
Oct, 2010 "Beta blocker therapy for the management of infantile capillary
hemangiomas." AAO Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL
Oct, 2010 "Congenital sockets; The management of anophthalmia and
microphthalmia." AAO fall meeting, Chicago, IL
Dec, 2010 "Orbital decompression surgery in pediatric patients with thyroid
eye disease." Swiss Symposium on Thyroid Eye Disease, Pontresina,
Switzerland
Apr, 2011 "Oculoplastic Considerations in Craniofacial Patients: The Wet and
The Dry". American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and
Strabismus, San Diego.
Jul, 2011 "Care for the child with Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia (A/M)".
International Children's Anophthalmia and Microphthalmia
Network. Boston, MA.
Jan, 2012 Update on the Treatment of Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction,
Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.
May, 2012 "Pediatric Orbital Disorders: Current Concepts, Challenges and
Solutions", "Management of Congenital Nasolacrimal Problems",
"Management of Congenital Ptosis: A Pediatric Oculoplastic
Perspective", Walter Reed National Military Medical Center,
Bethesda, MD
Sep, 2012 "Congenital ptosis: management guidelines in Muller surgery",
World Congress of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
(WCPOS), Milan, Italy
Sep, 2012 "Orbital Blow Out Fracture in Children", World Congress of
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WCPOS), Milan, Italy.
Oct, 2012 "Simultaneous Combined Strabismus and Eyelid Surgery".
Innovations in Strabismus Diagnosis
and Treatment: CHOP Annual Update on Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus. Philadelphia
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Nov, 2012 "Reconstruction of the Upper Face from the Oculoplastic Surgery
Perspective". Comprehensive Facial Reconstruction, An
Interdisciplinary Approach to Restoring the Human Face. The
Center for Human Appearance, Philadelphia
Nov, 2012 Pediatric Orbital Swelling -­‐ tumors and more, American Academy of
Ophthalmology, Fall Meeting, Chicago
Nov, 2012 "Surgical Reconstruction of the Bony Orbit". American Society of
Ocularists meeting, Chicago
Organizing Roles in Scientific Meetings:
Nov, 2009 Fellowship Committee Meeting; ASOPRS
San Francisco
Oct, 2010 Fellowship Committee Meeting; ASOPRS
Chicago


Bibliography:
Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media):
1. Grosskreutz CL, Katowitz WR, D'Amore PA, Dreyer EB: Experimentally-induced
increased intraocular pressure produced by methylcellulose in the anterior
chamber of the guinea pig. ARVO April 1997.
2. Vorwerk CK, Simon P, Gorla M, Katowitz WR, Zurkakowski D, Levin LA, Dreyer
EB: Pilocarpine toxicity in retinal ganglion cells. Investigative Ophthalmology &
Visual Science 40(3): 813-6, March 1999.
3. Grosskreutz CL, Katowitz WV, Freeman EE, Dreyer EB: Lidocaine toxicity to rat
retinal ganglion cells. Current Eye Research 18(5): 363-7, May 1999.
4. Kherani F, Young T, Zhou J, Bardakigian T, Katowitz WV, Hughes M, Schimenti L,
Katowitz JA, Schneider A: Identification of novel mutations and sequence
variants in the SOX2 and CHX10 genes in patients with
anophthalmia/microphthalmia. Mol Vis. 24: 583-92, March 2008.
5. Forbes BJ, Katowitz WR, Binenbaum G: Pediatric canalicular tear repairs - revisiting
the pigtail probe. JAAPOS 12(5): 518-520, October 2008.
6. Katowitz WR, Katowitz J: Congenital and developmental eyelid abnormalities.
Pediatric plastic surgery supplement. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 124: 93e-
105e July 2009.
7. 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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8. Iyengar SS, Chambers CB, Katowitz WR: Update on pediatric lacrimal disorders. Int
Ophthalmol Clin 50(4): 67-72, Fall 2010.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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), October 2012.
Research Publications, peer-reviewed reviews:
[none]
Contributions to peer-reviewed clinical research publications, participation cited but not by
authorship:
1. Metry D, et al.: Consensus Statement on Diagnositc Criteria for PHACE Syndrome.
Pediatrics 124(5): 1447-1456, November 2009.
Research Publications, non-peer reviewed:
[none]
Abstracts (Last 3 years):
1. Kaotwitz WR, Lee H. : Monocanalicular stenting in external dacryocystorhinostomy.
ASOPRS Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL. October 2010.
2. Kaotwitz WR: Monocanalicular stenting in external dacryocystorhinostomy.
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Orlando 2010.
3. Katowitz JA, Katowitz WR: Controversies in congenital ptosis. Bilateral surgery.
Controversies in Ophthalmology. Barcelona, Spain. March 2011.
4. Bruno Fayet, Emmanuel Racy, Jean-Marc Ruban, William Katowitz, James Katowitz :
Nasolacrimal Intubation with the Masterka Stent in Children Under Genereal
Anestheis with Spontaneous Ventilation. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery September 2011.
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5. Eftekhari KE, Chambers CB, Bilaniuk LT, Katowitz WR,Katowitz JA: Alveolar
Rhabdomyosarcoma _Masquerading as Embryonal Subtype_: The Value of
Modern Molecular Diagnostic Testing. American Academy of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery, Fall Meeting, Orlando, FL October 2011.
6. Katowitz WR, Fayet B, Racy E, Ruban JM, Katowitz JA: A comparison of the
"pushed" to the self-threading monocanalicular stent in the treatment of congenital
nasolacrimal duct obstruction. American Academy of Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery, Fall Meeting, Orlando, FL October 2011.
Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports (print or other
media):
1. Kropp TM, Goldstein JB, Katowitz WR: Management of lower system problems:
pediatric dacryocystrhinostomy. Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. Katowitz JA
(eds.). New York, Springer-Verlag, 2002.
2. 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,
July-August 2003.
3. Forbes BJ, Katowitz WR: Conjunctivitis. The five-minute pediatric consult. Schwartz
MW (eds.). Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005.
4. Forbes BJ, Katowitz WR: Evaluation and management of eye trauma. The five minute
pediatric consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Philadelphia, Lippincott, Williams and
Wilkins, 2005.
5. Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Congenital etiologies of lacrimal system obstructions. The
lacrimal system: diagnosis, management and surgery. Cohen A, Mercandetti M,
Brazzo G (eds.). New York, Springer, 2005.
6. Hwang CJ, Katowitz WR, Volpe NJ: Orbital metallic mesh causing chronic intraocular
foreign body and restrictive strabismus. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive
Surgery 23(4): 312-3, July-August 2007.
7. Katowitz WR, Kazim M: Venous-lymphatic malformations (Lymphangioma) of the
orbit: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Essentials of ophthalmology,
oculoplasticsand orbit. Katowitz J, Guthoff R (eds.). New York, Springer, 2007.
8. Miller C, Katowitz WR: Update on Mohs micrographic surgery techniques for excision
and reconstruction of periocular tumors a multidisciplinary approach. Essentials
of ophthalmology, oculoplastics and orbit. Katowitz J, Guthoff R (eds.). New
York, Springer, 2007.
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9. Goldstein SM, Katowitz WR, Moshang T, Katowitz JA: Pedatric thryroid-associated
orbitopathy: the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia experience and literature
review. Thyroid 18(9): 997-999, September 2008.
10. Katowitz WR, Colon MR, Satula F, Katowitz JA: Congenital eyelid disorders.
Principles and practice of ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Albert D, Jakobiec F (eds.).
Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2008.
11. Katowitz WR, Heher KL, Katowitz JA: Ptosis and eyelid abnormalities. Principles
and practice of ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Albert d, Jakobiec F (eds.).
Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2008.
12. Castelo-Soccio L, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Shah KN, Treat JR, Yan AC: Picture
of the month. Eyelid pilomatrixoma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163(10): 955-
956, October 2009.
13. Forbes B, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Congenital craniofacial anomalies and their
management. Duane's Ophthalmology. Edward Jaeger (eds.). 2010.
14. Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Curbside consultations in oculoplastic surgery: How do I
manage a child with congenital blepharoptosis Thorofare, Slack Inc. 2010.
15. Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Neurofibromatosis: Update on clinical management
Essentials of ophthalmolgy Essentials of ophthalmology,
oculoplastics and orbit. Katowitz J, Guthof (eds.). New York, Springer, 2010.
16. Katowitz WR: Pediatric Ptosis. Clinical Atlas of Procedures in Ophthalmic and
Oculofacial Surgery. Albert DM, Lucarelli MJ (eds.). Oxford University Press,
November 2011.
17. Katowitz WR, Mills M: Pediatric lacrimal surgery. Clinical Atlas of Procedures in
Ophthalmic and Oculofacial Surgery. Albert MD, Lucarelli MJ (eds.). November
2011.
18. Christopher Chambers, WIlliam Katowitz, James Katowitz: Considerations in
Pediatric Ocuolopastic Examination. Smith and Nesi's Ophthalmic Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery. Black, E.H.; Nesi, F.A.; Gladstone, G.J.; Levine, M.R.;
Calvano, C.J. (Eds.) (eds.). Springer, Page: Chapter 76, December 2011.
19. Christopher Chambers, WIlliam Katowitz, James Katowitz: Congenital Causes of
Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction. Smith and Nesi's Ophthalmic Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery. Black, E.H.; Nesi, F.A.; Gladstone, G.J.; Levine, M.R.;
Calvano, C.J. (Eds.) (eds.). Springer, Page: Chapter 42, December 2011.
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