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Basil K. Williams Jr., MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Mary Knight Asbury Chair of Ophthalmic Pathology & Ocular Oncology

Ophthalmology | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship: Willis Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University (Ocular Oncology)
  • Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Surgical Retina)
  • Residency: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Ophthalmology)
  • MD: The Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Bachelor of Arts: Yale University (Psychology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Ophthalmology (Certification Date: 20180610)

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Ocular Oncology, Vitreo Retinal Diseases and Surgery

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

Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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, ,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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