William R. Katowitz, MD

William R. Katowitz, MD, is an attending surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology. He works with children with thyroid conditions, hemangiomas and vascular malformations.

Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.
Phone: 215-590-2791

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


    Transitional Internship - Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


    Ophthalmology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


    Pediatric Ophthalmology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust, London, England

    Board Certification


  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Surgeon

    Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications


    Iyengar SS, Chambers CB, Katowitz WR. Update on pediatric lacrimal disorders. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2010 Fall;50(4):67-72. No abstract available.

    Eftekhari K, Chikwava KR, Katowitz WR. Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation Leading to Unilateral Blindness Over a 2-Day Presentation in a Child. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep 20. Read abstract.

    Castelo-Soccio L, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Shah KN, Treat JR, Yan AC. Picture of the month. Eyelid pilomatricoma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Oct;163(10):955-6. Review. No abstract available.




    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 directions. Pediatr Dermatol. 2009 Jul-Aug;26(4):381-98. Read abstract.