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Howard Wayne Francis, MD, MBA

Richard Hall Chaney, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology
Chair, Department of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
Professor of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences
Campus Mail: DUMC 40 Duke Medicinecircle,, 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

Weinreich, Heather M., Benjamin Ostrander, Seth E. Pross, Raktima Dasgupta, and Howard W. Francis. “Prevalence of Xerostomia Among Cochlear Implant Recipients.” Jama Otolaryngology  Head & Neck Surgery, October 15, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3409.

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Buchman, Craig A., René H. Gifford, David S. Haynes, Thomas Lenarz, Gerard O’Donoghue, Oliver Adunka, Allison Biever, et al. “Unilateral Cochlear Implants for Severe, Profound, or Moderate Sloping to Profound Bilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss: A Systematic Review and Consensus Statements.” Jama Otolaryngology  Head & Neck Surgery, August 27, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0998.

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Hong, Hyejeong, David W. Dowdy, Kelly E. Dooley, Howard W. Francis, Chakra Budhathoki, Hae-Ra Han, and Jason E. Farley. “Prevalence of Pre-Existing Hearing Loss Among Patients With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa.” Am J Audiol 29, no. 2 (June 8, 2020): 199–205. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_AJA-19-00103.

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Bettger, Janet Prvu, Rowena J. Dolor, David L. Witsell, Judy R. Dubno, Carl F. Pieper, Amy R. Walker, Mina Silberberg, et al. “Comparative implementation-effectiveness of three strategies to perform hearing screening among older adults in primary care clinics: study design and protocol.” Bmc Geriatrics 20, no. 1 (May 11, 2020): 170. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-020-01576-x.

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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 70, no. 5 (February 14, 2020): 917–24. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz289.

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Hong, H., D. W. Dowdy, K. E. Dooley, H. W. Francis, C. Budhathoki, H. -. R. Han, and J. E. Farley. “Risk of hearing loss among multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients according to cumulative aminoglycoside dose.” Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 24, no. 1 (January 1, 2020): 65–72. https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.19.0062.

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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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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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