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Howard Wayne Francis, MD, MBA

Richard Hall Chaney, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology
Professor of Surgery
Campus Mail: DUMC 40 Duke Medicine Circle,, DUMC 3805, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery Fellow, Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1996 - 1997
  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Resident, Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1991 - 1996
  • Surgery Intern, Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1990 - 1991
  • M.B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2012
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1990

Publications

Hong, Hyejeong, Kelly E. Dooley, Laura E. Starbird, Howard W. Francis, and Jason E. Farley. “Adverse outcome pathway for aminoglycoside ototoxicity in drug-resistant tuberculosis treatment.” Arch Toxicol 93, no. 5 (May 2019): 1385–99. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-019-02407-8.

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Hong, Hyejeong, David W. Dowdy, Kelly E. Dooley, Howard W. Francis, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, and Jason E. Farley. “Aminoglycoside-Induced Hearing Loss Among Patients Being Treated for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa: A Prediction Model.” Clin Infect Dis, April 9, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz289.

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Brown, C Scott, Ralph Abi Hachem, Avani Pendse, John F. Madden, and Howard W. Francis. “Low-Grade Papillary Schneiderian Carcinoma of the Sinonasal Cavity and Temporal Bone.” Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 127, no. 12 (December 2018): 974–77. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489418803391.

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Pross, Seth E., Bryan K. Ward, Jeffrey D. Sharon, Heather M. Weinreich, Nafi Aygun, and Howard W. Francis. “A Prospective Study of Pain From Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Cochlear Implant Magnets In Situ.” Otol Neurotol 39, no. 2 (February 2018): e80–86. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000001661.

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Patel, M. A., A. E. Marciscano, C. Hu, I. Jusué-Torres, R. Garg, A. Rashid, H. W. Francis, et al. “Long-term treatment response and patient outcomes for vestibular schwannoma patients treated with hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy.” Frontiers in Oncology 7, no. SEP (September 4, 2017). https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2017.00200.

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Emmett, S. D., D. Pinder, D. G. Bervinchak, S. Juman, and H. W. Francis. “Establishing Hearing Implant Programs in Low Resource Settings: Practical and Economic Considerations.” In Implantable Hearing Devices, edited by C. de Souza, P. Roland, and D. Tucci, 261–75, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Balkany, Thomas, Kaming Lo, Howard Francis, Simon Angeli, Michael Novak, William Luxford, Rodney Lusk, and Heather Strader. “Development and Validation of the Cochlear Implant Surgical Competency Assessment Instrument.” Otol Neurotol 38, no. 4 (April 2017): 504–9. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000001349.

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Li, Lilun, Bryan Ward, Margaret Cocks, Amir Kheradmand, and Howard W. Francis. “IgG4-Related Disease of Bilateral Temporal Bones.” Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 126, no. 3 (March 2017): 236–40. https://doi.org/10.1177/0003489416672476.

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Nellis, Jason C., Jeff D. Sharon, Seth E. Pross, Lisa E. Ishii, Masaru Ishii, Jacob K. Dey, and Howard W. Francis. “Multifactor Influences of Shared Decision-Making in Acoustic Neuroma Treatment.” Otol Neurotol 38, no. 3 (March 2017): 392–99. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAO.0000000000001292.

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Nellis, Jason C., David W. Eisele, Howard W. Francis, Alexander T. Hillel, and Sandra Y. Lin. “Impact of a mentored student clerkship on underrepresented minority diversity in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.” Laryngoscope 126, no. 12 (December 2016): 2684–88. https://doi.org/10.1002/lary.25992.

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