Courtney E. Francis M.D. Accepting new patients

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Eye care (optometry exams), Multiple sclerosis, Pituitary disorders




Courtney Francis, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at the Eye Institute at Harborview, director of medical student education in Ophthalmology, a UW associate professor of Ophthalmology and an adjunct associate professor of Neurological Surgery.

Dr. Francis is a clinician educator whose primary clinical interest is neuro-ophthalmology. She enjoys being able to educate patients, residents and medical students. She feels the multidisciplinary approach at UW Medicine really helps to provide the best care for patients, many of whom have complex conditions.

Dr. Francis earned her M.D. at the University of Rochester, New York. Her clinical and research interests include optic neuropathies, adult strabismus/cranial nerve palsies, idiopathic intracranial hypertension/papilledema, pupillary abnormalities, benign essential blepharospasm/hemifacial spasm, tumors involving the visual pathways, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and thyroid eye disease.

Personal Interests

Dr. Francis lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and son. In her free time, Dr. Francis enjoys baking, hiking and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her family and two dogs.
Eye Institute at Harborview

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), Glaucoma

Ophthalmology (Eye) Clinic at Harborview

Ophthalmology (Eye) Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 4th Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


Cataracts, Cornea and external disease, Eye care (optometry exams), General surgery

Univ. of Rochester SOM

Medical education, 2005

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Residency, Ophthalmology

Baystate Medical Center

Internship, Internal Medicine

Doheny Eye Institute/USC

Fellowship, Neuro-Ophthalmology


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2010, American Board of Ophthalmology