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Howard Wayne Francis, MD, MBA

Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences
Professor of Surgery

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

Patel, MA, Marciscano, AE, Hu, C, Jusué-Torres, I, Garg, R, Rashid, A, Francis, HW, Lim, M, Redmond, KJ, Rigamonti, D, and Kleinberg, LR. "Long-term Treatment Response and Patient Outcomes for Vestibular Schwannoma Patients Treated with Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy." Frontiers in Oncology 7 (September 4, 2017).

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Emmett, SD, Pinder, D, Bervinchak, DG, Juman, S, and Francis, HW. "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, 261-275. May 31, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Balkany, T, Lo, K, Francis, H, Angeli, S, Novak, M, Luxford, W, Lusk, R, and Strader, H. "Development and Validation of the Cochlear Implant Surgical Competency Assessment Instrument." Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 38, no. 4 (April 2017): 504-509.

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Li, L, Ward, B, Cocks, M, Kheradmand, A, and Francis, HW. "IgG4-Related Disease of Bilateral Temporal Bones." The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology 126, no. 3 (March 2017): 236-240.

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Nellis, JC, Sharon, JD, Pross, SE, Ishii, LE, Ishii, M, Dey, JK, and Francis, HW. "Multifactor Influences of Shared Decision-Making in Acoustic Neuroma Treatment." Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 38, no. 3 (March 2017): 392-399.

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Tang, L, Thompson, CB, Clark, JH, Ceh, KM, Yeagle, JD, and Francis, HW. "Rehabilitation and Psychosocial Determinants of Cochlear Implant Outcomes in Older Adults." Ear and Hearing 38, no. 6 (2017): 663-671.

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Nellis, JC, Eisele, DW, Francis, HW, Hillel, AT, and Lin, SY. "Impact of a mentored student clerkship on underrepresented minority diversity in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery." The Laryngoscope 126, no. 12 (December 2016): 2684-2688.

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Abt, NB, Reh, DD, Eisele, DW, Francis, HW, and Gourin, CG. "Does resident participation influence otolaryngology-head and neck surgery morbidity and mortality?." The Laryngoscope 126, no. 10 (October 2016): 2263-2269.

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Sharon, JD, Northcutt, BG, Aygun, N, and Francis, HW. "Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 1.5 Tesla With a Cochlear Implant Magnet in Place: Image Quality and Usability." Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 37, no. 9 (October 2016): 1284-1290.

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Thomas Roland, J, Buchman, C, Eisenberg, L, Henderson, L, He, S, Firszt, J, Francis, H, Dunn, C, Sladen, D, Arndt, S, May, B, Zeitler, D, Niparko, JK, Emmett, S, Tucci, D, Chen, J, McConkey Robbins, A, Schwefler, E, Geers, A, Lederberg, A, Hayes, H, Hughes, M, Bierer, J, Schafer, E, Sorkin, D, Kozma-Spytek, L, and Childress, T. "Proceedings of the Annual Symposium of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance." Cochlear implants international 17, no. 5 (September 16, 2016): 211-237.

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