Karen E. Revere, MD

Karen E. Revere, MD

Karen E. Revere, MD, is an attending oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Functional and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery, Ptosis, Eyelid and ocular surface tumors, Post-Mohs reconstructive surgery, Management of microphthalmia and the anophthalmic socket, Orbital tumors, fractures and inflammatory conditions, Lacrimal (tearing) disorders, Complex oculoplastic and orbital diseases, including thyroid eye disease and congenital fibrosis syndromes
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Karen E. Revere, MD, is an attending oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute as assistant professor at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She sees both children and adults.

Dr. Revere received her MD from the Perelman School of Medicine, where she was recognized as the most outstanding medical student entering ophthalmology. After earning “Intern of the Year,” in Miami, FL, and completing a residency in Ophthalmology at Penn, she completed a two-year fellowship at CHOP, which included training at the Scheie Eye Institute, the Center for Human Appearance and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Revere’s practice includes functional and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery in children and adults. Her clinical interests include ptosis; eyelid and ocular surface tumors; post-Mohs reconstructive surgery; management of microphthalmia and the anophthalmic socket; orbital tumors, fractures and inflammatory conditions; lacrimal (tearing) disorders; and complex oculoplastic and orbital diseases, including thyroid eye disease and congenital fibrosis syndromes.

Dr. Revere sees patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Main Campus; the CHOP Care Network Specialty Care Center, Princeton at Plainsboro; the CHOP Care Network Specialty Care& Surgery Center, Voorhees; and the Scheie Eye Institute in Philadelphia.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Intern in Medicine - Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL

Residency

Ophthalmology - Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

ASOPRS Fellow in Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, and The Center for Human Appearance, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Katowitz WR, Li J, Mills M, Katowitz JA. Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jun 28. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000949. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28661930

Gurwin J, Revere KE, Niepold S, Bassett B, Mitchell R, DeLisser H, Davidson SM, Binenbaum G. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Art Observation Training to Improve Medical Student Ophthalmology Skills. Ophthalmology, 2017.

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. 2017 May/Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S107-S109. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000000687. PMID: 27046034

2015

Li J, Orlin SE, Revere KE, Kempen JH. Acute onset anterior uveitis after darbepoetin alfa infusion. Journal of Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 5(1):31, 2015.

2013

Revere KE and Davidson S. Update on management of herpes keratitis in children. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 24:343-47, 2013.

2012

Revere KE, Shindler KS, Dutt M, Ying GS, Chung DC. In vivo detection of experimental optic neuritis by pupillometry. Exp Eye Res. 100:1-6, 2012.

2009

Revere KE, Chung DC. Recent breakthroughs in gene therapy for inherited retinal degeneration. Discovery Medicine. 42(8):125-29, 2009.

Abstracts

2016

Khatib L, Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA. Management of blepharophimosis in children. 2016 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct 2016, Chicago, IL. Oral presentation.

Nti AA, Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA. approach to Marcus Gunnjaw wink synkinesis. 2016 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct 2016, Chicago, IL. Oral presentation.

Revere KE, O'Sullivan R, Massaro-Giordano M, Nguyen PD, Binenbaum G, Katowitz WR. Transorbital sural nerve grafting for pediatric neurotrophic keratopathy. 2016 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct 2016, Chicago, IL. Oral presentation.

Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Li Jonathan, Katowitz J, Katowitz W. Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. Annual alumni Day, Scheie Eye Institute, May 2016. Oral presentation.

Revere KE, Katowitz WR, Li J, Katowitz JA, Mills M, Binenbaum G: Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. 2016 Annual Meeting of the AAPOS, Vancouver, Canada, April 2016. Poster presentation.

Revere KE. Case: Unique Presentation of Orbital Melanoma. 2016 Philadelphia Orbital Tumors Symposium, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, April 2016, Philadelphia, PA. Oral presentation.

2015

Revere KE. Case: A unique case of orbital inflanunation requiring enucleation. Annual alumni Day, Scheie Eye Institute, May 2015. Oral presentation.

Gurwin J, Revere KE, Davidson S, DeLisser H, Binenbaum G. Art, Empathy and Medicine Educational Collaborative. Northeast Group on Educational Affairs Annual Retreat, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Apri12015, Worcester, MA. Poster presentation.

Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Li Jonathan, Katowitz J, Katowitz W. Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fall Scientific Symposium, Sept 2015, Brussels, Belgium. Oral presentation.

Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Li Jonathan, Katowitz J, Katowitz W. Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. 2015 American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Fall Scientific Symposium, Oct 2015, Las Vegas, NV. Oral presentation.

Books

2017

Revere KE, Katowitz JA, Nazemzadeh M, Katowitz WR. Management of the Microphthalmic Orbit. In: Katowitz JA, Katowitz WR, editors. Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. 2nd ed. Springer; 2017.

Revere KE, Foster JA, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA: Developmental Eyelid Abnormalities. In: Katowitz JA, Katowitz WR, editors. Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. 2nd ed.. Springer; 2017.

Revere KE, Forbes B, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA:Congenital Craniofacial Deformities: Ophthalmic Considerations. In: Katowitz JA, Katowitz WR, editors. Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. 2nd ed. Springer; 2017.

2016

Revere KE, Katowitz W, Nazemzadeh M, Katowitz J: Eyelid Developmental Disorders. Diseases and Disorders of the Orbit and Adnexa, 1" Edition. Fay A & Dolman P (eds.). Elsevier, 2016.

Awards and Honors

2014, ORBIS Associate Ophthalmologist Fellowship, Davao, Philippines

2012, Intern of the Year, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, FL

2011, National Medical Fellowship for Minority Medical Students, Mbarara, Uganda

2011, Byron S. Hurwitz, MD, M'66 Memorial Prize for most outstanding medical student entering a residency in ophthalmology

2010, Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics for Medical Students, Germany and Poland

2009, Year-Long Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Permsylvania School of Medicine

2007, Agnew Surgical Society Scholarship, Department of Traumatology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1997-2004, National Institutes of Health Funded Annual Summer Fellowships, Minority Access to Research Careers/Physician Scientist Training Program, Temple University School of Medicine