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The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Katowitz is Excellent. Dr. Katowitz has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Katowitz, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Craniofacial Dysostosis (Cleft Palate)
  • Craniosynostoses
  • Eye Abnormalities
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Cancer
  • Eyelid Diseases
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Melanoma
  • Microsurgery
  • Orbital Cancer
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Vascular Tumor (Hemangioma)
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Katowitz graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Katowitz has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 
  • Hospital of the University of PA 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James A Katowitz MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 48 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. James A. Katowitz practice?
Dr. James Katowitz has 1 office location.
Dr. James Katowitz practices Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists.