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Christine B. Franzese MD, FAAOA

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Associate Professor

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    • Focus Areas:
    • Allergies and allergy shots (Inhalant allergies, food and venomous insects)
      Sinus problems (Acute and chronic)
      Mild asthma
      Obstructive sleep apnea
      Thyroid masses or nodules
      Salivary gland disorders and nodules
      Pediatric ENT issues (Ear infections, tonsillitis)
      Sinus Surgeries - Fess (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery)
      Image-guided sinus surgery
      Balloon sinuplasty
      Skin lesion removals
      Sublingual immunotherapy
      Parathyroid disease and Parathyroidectomy
      Salivary glad disorders and infections
      Salivary gland stones
      Submandibular gland excision
      Nasal obstruction
      Deviated septum and Septoplasties
      Penicillin allergy testing
      Sublingueal Allergy Drops
      Allergy Tablets

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.388.6200

    • Office Location:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital - River Pavillion

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    • Medical Education:
    • SUNY Upstate Medical Center
      Syracuse, NY

    • Residency:
    • Penn State/Hershey Medical Center
      Hershey, PA

      University of Mississippi Medical Center
      Jackson, MS

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Franzese received her Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. She completed one year of General Surgery Residency and two years of Otolaryngology residency at Penn State/Hershey Medical Center and second additional years of Otolaryngology residency at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Franzese is board certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Franzese’s clinical interests and skills include: allergies and allergy shots (Inhalant allergies, food and venomous insects) sinus problems (acute and chronic); mild asthma; obstructive sleep apnea; thyroid masses or nodules; salivary gland disorders and nodules; pediatric ENT issues (ear infections, tonsillitis); tonsils; adenoids sinus surgeries - FESS (Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery); image-guided sinus surgery; balloon sinuplasty; thyroidectomies; parotidectomeis; Skin lesion removals; sublingual immunotherapy; parathyroid disease and parathyroidectomy; salivary gland disorders and infections; salivary gland stones; submandibular gland excision; nasal obstruction; deviated septum and septoplasties; penicillin allergy testing; sublingueal allergy drops and allergy tablets.

Clinical Practice Locations

Norfolk General Hospital
River Pavilion
600 Gresham Dr. Ste. 1100
Norfolk, VA 23507

Sentara Princess Anne
2075 Glenn Mitchell Drive
Suite 310
Virginia Beach, VA 23456