Basil Williams Jr.

Basil Kenneth Williams Jr. , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Mary Knight Asbury Chair of Ophthalmic Pathology & Ocular Oncology

Medical Sciences Building

COM Ophthalmology - 0527

Education

Bachelor of Arts: Yale University New Haven, CT, 2004 (Psychology)

MD: The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Chicago, IL, 2011

Residency: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami, FL, 2015 (Ophthalmology)

Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Miami, FL, 2016 (Surgical Retina)

Fellowship: Willis Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA, 2018 (Ocular Oncology)

Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology (Certification Date: 06-10-2018 )

Clinical Interests

Ophthalmology

Specialities

Ophthalmology

Research and Practice Interests

Ocular Oncology, Vitreo Retinal Diseases and Surgery

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Lim, Li-Anne; Williams, Basil K; Shields, Carol L (2018. ) Pretty peachy.Indian journal of ophthalmology, , 66 (9 ) ,1238 More Information

Williams, Basil K; Di Nicola, Maura; Ferenczy, Sandor; Shields, Jerry A; Shields, Carol L (2018. ) Iris microhemangiomatosis: Clinical, fluorescein angiography, and optical coherence tomography angiography in 14 consecutive patients.American journal of ophthalmology, , More Information

Ang, Su Mae; Williams, Basil K; Shields, Carol L (2018. ) Sudden ocular pain from underlying mass.Indian journal of ophthalmology, , 66 (8 ) ,1059 More Information

Ang, Su Mae; Williams, Basil K; Shields, Carol L (2018. ) Rings on the eyes, matters of the heart.Indian journal of ophthalmology, , 66 (4 ) ,494 More Information

Cernichiaro-Espinosa, Linda Alejandra; Williams, Basil K; Martínez-Castellanos, María A; Negron, Catherin I; Berrocal, Audina M (2018. ) Peripheral Vascular Abnormalities Seen by Ultra-Widefield Fluorescein Angiography in Adults With History of Prematurity: Report of Three Cases.Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, , 49 (4 ) ,278-283 More Information

Ortega-Evangelio, Leticia; Navarrete-Sanchis, Javier; Williams, Basil K; Tomás-Torrent, Juan Miguel (2018. ) Aflibercept in the management of acute retinal necrosis syndrome-related macular edema.European journal of ophthalmology, , 28 (2 ) ,259-261 More Information

Gologorsky, Daniel; Williams, Basil K; Flynn, Harry W (2017. ) Posterior Pole Retinal Detachment Due to a Macular Hole in a Patient with a Boston Keratoprosthesis.American journal of ophthalmology case reports, , 5 ,56-58 More Information

Burke, Samuel; Albini, Thomas A; Silgado, Juan D; Williams, Basil K; Parel, Jean-Marie A (2016. ) Fluocinolone Implant Forceps: Instrument Modification for Enhanced Implant Insertion.International ophthalmology clinics, , 56 (4 ) ,113-8 More Information

Ventura, Camila V; Fernandez, Maria Paula; Gonzalez, Ivan A; Rivera-Hernandez, Delia M; Lopez-Alberola, Roberto; Peinado, Maria; Floren, Angelica A; Rodriguez, Patricia A; Williams, Basil K; de la Vega Muns, Gabriela; Rodriguez, Ana J; Negron, Catherin; Fallas, Brenda; Berrocal, Audina M (2016. ) First Travel-Associated Congenital Zika Syndrome in the US: Ocular and Neurological Findings in the Absence of Microcephaly.Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, , 47 (10 ) ,952-955 More Information

Ortega-Evangelio, Leticia; Navarrete-Sanchis, Javier; Williams, Basil K; Tomas-Torrent, Juan Miguel (2015. ) Spontaneous globe luxation in iatrogenic Cushing syndrome.Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie, , 253 (10 ) ,1809-11 More Information

Williams, Basil K; Chang, Jonathan S; Flynn, Harry W (2015. ) Optical coherence tomography imaging of chorioretinal folds associated with hypotony maculopathy following pars plana vitrectomy.International medical case reports journal, , 8 ,199-203 More Information

Tsui, Irena; Williams, Basil K; Kok, Yee Onn; Heilweil, Gad; Schwartz, Steven D (2015. ) Reliability of Ischemic Index Grading in Common Retinal Vascular Diseases.Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, , 46 (6 ) ,618-25 More Information

Williams, Basil K; Kiernan, Daniel F; Chau, Felix Y; Blair, Michael P; Mieler, William F (2012. ) Vitreomacular adhesion associated with foveal-sparing preretinal hemorrhage.Retinal cases & brief reports, , 6 (3 ) ,249-52 More Information

Williams, Basil K; Schefler, Amy C; Garonzik, Scott N; Gologorsky, Daniel; Shi, Wei; Cavalcante, Ludimila L; Cavalcante, Milena L; Feuer, William J; Murray, Timothy G Frequent prosthesis refitting to prevent implant exposure in patients with retinoblastoma.Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, , 48 (4 ) ,238-46 More Information

Gologorsky, Daniel; Schefler, Amy C; Williams, Basil K; Boutrid, Hinda; Dubovy, Sander R; Murray, Timothy G (2011. ) Medulloepithelioma: invasive versus noninvasive diagnostic methods and their impacts on outcome.Retinal cases & brief reports, , 5 (1 ) ,33-6 More Information

Williams, Basil K; Tsui, Irena; McCannel, Tara A (2010. ) Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of conjunctival mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma with presumed choroidal involvement.Graefe's archive for clinical and experimental ophthalmology = Albrecht von Graefes Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ophthalmologie, , 248 (12 ) ,1837-40 More Information

Gologorsky, Daniel; Schefler, Amy C; Ehlies, Fiona J; Raskauskas, Paul A; Pina, Yolanda; Williams, Basil K; Murray, Timothy G (2010. ) Clinical imaging and high-resolution ultrasonography in melanocytoma management. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), , 4 ,855-9

Williams, Basil K; Cebulla, Colleen M; Schefler, Amy C; Fernandes, Cristina E; Gologorsky, Daniel; Murray, Timothy G (2010. ) Required reduction in dose of chemotherapy for retinoblastoma due to down syndrome-associated chemosensitivity.Retinal cases & brief reports, , 4 (1 ) ,59-61 More Information

Book Chapter

Williams BK Jr (2017 ) Choroidal Melanoma Ophthalmology Review: A Case-Study Approach .Thieme (Author)

Williams BK Jr, Schefler AC (2012 ) Second Malignancies in Retinoblastoma: The Real Problem Retinoblastoma: An Update on Clinical, Genetic Counseling, Epidemiology and Molecular Tumor Biology .InTech (Co-Author)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Williams BK Jr, Huang LC, Harbour JW (08-2014. ) Peripheral Exudative Hemorrhagic Chorioretinopathy: A Focus On The Ultrasonographic Characteristics .National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly Ophthalmology Section, Honolulu, HI. Level:National

Poster Presentations

Maloney S, Williams BK Jr., Lally SE, Shields JA, Shields CL (03-2018. ) Chronic Minocycline Therapy with Scleral Pigmentation. Wills Eye Conference, Philadelphia, PA. . Level:Regional

Ang SM, Williams BK Jr., Shields CL (03-2018. ) Rings on the Eyes, Matters of the Heart: A Case Report .Wills Eye Conference, Philadelphia, PA. . Level:Regional

Williams BK Jr, Ayala Haedo J, Leung EH, Kossler AN, Alabiad CR (11-2015. ) Ultrasonographic assessment of Orbital Tumors: A 14-year experience .American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, NV. . Level:National

Williams BK Jr, Tenzel P, Gongalez MA, Bermudez JA, Harbour JW (06-2015. ) Biopsy Proven Ciliary Body Melanocytomas: Ultrasonographic Characteristics and Natural Course in 9 Patients .International Society of Ocular Oncology, Paris, France. . Level:International

Williams BK JR, Chao DL, Etienne G, Herro A, Lam BL (03-2014. ) Optic Canal Hemangioblastoma Treated with Canal Decompression in a Patient with von-Hippel Lindau Disease .North American Neuro- Ophthalmology Society, Rio Grande, PR. . Level:International

Williams BK Jr, Miller D, Banta JT (11-2011. ) A 15-Year Review of Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis: Shifting Susceptibilities .American academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, FL. . Level:National

Banta JT, Williams BK Jr, Miller D (11-2011. ) A 15-Year Review of Microbial Keratitis: Isolate Trends and Susceptibilities .American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, FL. . Level:National

Williams BK Jr, Schefler AC, Garonzik SN, Gologorsky D, Shi W, Feuer WJ, Murray TM (05-2010. ) Frequent Prosthesis Refitting to Prevent Implant Exposure in Patients with Retinoblastoma .The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Laderdale, FL. . Level:National

Williams BK Jr, Kiernan DF, Hariprasad SM, Mieler WF, Jager R (11-2008. ) The Effect of Internal Limiting Membrane Peel During Epiretinal Membrane Removal on Recurrence Rate .American Academy of Ophthalmology, Nov 2008. . Level:National

Liggett PE, Haffner G, Colina-Luquez JM, Tom D, Chaudhry NA, Yilmaz T., Williams BK Jr (05-2006. ) Post-Operative Severe Pain Subsequent to Pegaptanib Sodium Intravitreal Injection. Brief Report .The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. . Level:National

Paper Presentations

Williams BK Jr (04-2018. ) Mystery Case .Philadelphia, PA. Other Institution. Level:Regional

Williams BK Jr., Di Nicola M, Shields JA, Shields CL (03-2018. ) Iris Microhemangiomatosis: Clinical and Imaging Characteristics, Management and Outcomes .Philadelphia, PA. Other Institution. Level:Regional

Williams BK Jr (01-2018. ) Mystery Case .Philadelphia, PA. Professional Meeting. Level:Regional

Williams BK JR, Ko AC, Shields RA, Lee WW, Alabiad C (11-2013. ) Acute vision loss after cosmetic filler injection for gluteal augmentation .New Orleans, LA. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Williams BK Jr, Schefler AC, Garonzik SN, Feuer WJ, Gologorsky D, Murray TJ (06-2009. ) Prosthesis Refitting to Prevent Implant Exposure in Patients with Retinoblastoma .Las Vegas, NV. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Williams BK Jr, Kiernan DF, Jager RD, Lin R, Mieler WF (05-2008. ) The Effect of Internal Limiting Membrane Peel During Epiretinal Membrane Removal on Visual Acuity and Recurrence Rate in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Eyes .Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Professional Meeting. Level:National

Emerson MV, Huryn LA, Williams BK, Schefler AC, Dunkel IJ, Marr BP, Murray TG, Abramson DH (09-2009. ) Retinoblastoma in children born before 40 weeks gestation .Cambridge, England. Professional Meeting. Level:International