Basil Williams Jr.

Basil Kenneth Williams Jr. , MD

Volunteer Associate Professor

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

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD or ARMD)

Choroidal Hemangioma

Conjunctival Cancers

Conjunctival Lymphoma

Conjunctival Melanoma

Conjunctival Nevus

Conjunctival Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Detached Retina (Retinal Detachment)

Epiretinal Membrane

Extra Ophthalmic Primary Cancer Metastatic to the Eye

Eye Cancer

Eye Tumors

Intraocular melanoma (Eye melanoma)

Macular Holes

Ocular Melanoma

Retinal Cancers

Retinal Disease

Retinal Hemorrhage

Retinal Vein Occlusion

Retinoblastoma

Uveal Cancers

Uveal Melanoma (Ocular Melanoma)

Uveal Nevus

Vitreoretinal Disease

Vitreoretinal Lymphoma

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