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.
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.
Education and Training
Univ. of Rochester SOM
Medical education, 2005
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Baystate Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine
Doheny Eye Institute/USC
Ophthalmology, 2010, American Board of Ophthalmology