J. William Harbour, MD

J. William Harbour, MD

Ophthalmology Miami, FL

Vice Chairman, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL


Office Address

  • 900 NW 17th St
    Miami, FL 33136
    Phone: (305) 326-6166
    Fax: (305) 326-6417

J. William Harbour, MD

Ophthalmology Miami, FL

Vice Chairman, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Ocular Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Uveal Neoplasms; Eye Neoplasms; Retinal Neoplasms; Brachytherapy; Retinoblastoma; Melanoma; Neoplastic Gene Expression Regulation; Gene Expression Profiling

Education & Training

  • Washington UniversityWashington University
  • UCSF Medical Center
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Wills Eye HospitalWills Eye Hospital
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • National Cancer Institute

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2012 - 2015
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • MO State Medical LicenseMO State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2014
    • Paul Henkind Memorial Award and LectureMacula Society, 2014
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • A prognostic test to predict the risk of metastasis in uveal melanoma based on a 15-gene expression profile  Harbour JW, Methods Mol Biol, 1/1/2014
    • Distinguishing torpedo maculopathy from similar lesions of the posterior segment  Villegas VM, Schwartz SG, Flynn HW Jr, Capo H, Berrocal AM, Murray TG, Harbour JW, Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging Retina, 1/1/2014
    • Rapid regression of a subset of class 1 uveal melanomas after Iodine-125 plaque radiotherapy suggests an inflammatory mechanism  Chen RW, Harbour JW, Graefes Arch Clin exp Ophthalmol, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer Chapter: Retinoblastoma: Clinical and Molecular Perspectives 
      Harbour JW, Walter SD
      Editors: Coleman WB.Springer
      Edition 2nd,2015
    • Clinical Ocular Oncology Chapter: Cellular and Genetic events in Retinal Tumorigenesis 
      Dyer MA, Harbour JW
      Editors: Singh AD, Damato Be, Pe'er J, Murphree AL, Perry JD.elsevier
      Edition 2nd,2014
    • Orbital Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment Chapter: Second Primary Tumors in Retinoblastoma 
      Harbour JW, Mohsenin A
      Editors: Karcioglu ZA.Springer
      Edition 2nd,2014

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Relationships between clinical features, molecular classification, and driver gene mutation status in uveal melanoma. Chao D, Harbour JW, Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Vision Science Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2014
    • Clinical predictors of survival after hepatic arterial chemoembolization for stage IV uveal melanoma. Walter SD, Harbour JW, Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Vision Science Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2014
    • Natural history of circumscribed choroidal hemangiomas. Ortiz AG, Gonzalez MA, Harbour JW, Ayres B, Association for Research in Ophthalmology and Vision Science Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/1/2014

    Lectures

    • Uveal Melanoma - Current Status and Future Directions. New York, NY - 1/1/2014
    • Uveal Melanoma - The Present And The Future. Key Largo, FL - 1/1/2014
    • Genetic Prognostication in Uveal Melanoma. Tokyo, Japan - 1/1/2014

    Other

    Grant Support

    • The Genetics Of Ocular MelanomaNational Cancer Institute
      2011 - 2012
    • Molecular Predictive Testing In Ocular MelanomaNational Center For Research Resources
      2008 - 2009
    • Molecular Predictive Testing In Ocular MelanomaNational Cancer Institute
      2006 - 2012
    • Collaborative Ocular Melanoma StudyNational Eye Institute
      2000 - 2001
    • The Role Of RB In The Retina &Other TissuesNational Eye Institute
      2000 - 2009
    • Functional Analysis Of The Retinal Regulatory Protein RBNational Eye Institute
      1998 - 2002

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    • First Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • ODS Network
    • PacificSource Preferred PSN
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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