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Cataracts, Glaucoma, Pediatric eye care (optometry exams), Primary care - pediatrics, Strabismus




Francine Baran, M.D., is a board certified pediatric ophthalmologist at Harborview's Eye Institute.

Dr. Baran is committed is to providing children a comfortable and friendly environment so they feel at ease during eye exams. She understands that an unfamiliar environment can be intimidating so she tries to make the whole experience as much fun as possible, which makes each day an exciting opportunity to help young people. She loves making a difference in children's lives by helping care for one of their most precious abilities—their sight.

Dr. Baran earned her M.D. at Drexel University. She is an active principal investigator within PEDIG (Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group). Her clinical and research interests include pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, amblyopia, strabismus, pediatric and adult cataracts, congenital anomalies, ptosis, nasolacrimal duct obstruction, myopia, treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction and ocular colobomas.

Personal Interests

Dr. Baran lives in Seattle with her husband. Her personal interests include jogging, pure barre, traveling and cooking.
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

Drexel University College of Medicine

Medical education, 2001

Children's National Medical Center

Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Albert Einstein Medical Center


State Univ. of New York Downstate

Residency, Ophthalmology Surgery


Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2007, American Board of Ophthalmology