Locations

ENT and Allergy Center of Missouri
812 N Keene St
Columbia, MO

Phone: 573-817-3000

Other Phone Numbers:

Phone: (573) 817-3000

Fax: 573-876-6950

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1. ENT and Allergy Center of Missouri

812 N Keene St
Columbia, MO
Phone: 573-817-3000
Other Phone Numbers:
Phone: (573) 817-3000
Fax: 573-876-6950
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Profile

Dr. Christine Franzese is a general otolaryngologist with a specialty focus on allergy and sinus diseases. She has a special focus on biologics and treating allergic disorders including inhalant allergy, penicillin allergy, allergies to stinging insects, food allergy, asthma, atopic dermatitis and urticaria.

Gender

Female

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2017.

ALK

Greer-Stallergenes

Education & Training

Medical School

State University of New York

Residency

Otolaryngology

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center Sch Med
  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

General Surgery

  • Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Boards

American Board of Otolaryngology

Insurances

MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

In the News

Spring Cleaning Can Help Keep Dust Mite Allergy In Check (KRCG)
How Winter Weather Affects Your Sinuses (KXEO)

Academic Information

Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Medical Student Director

Research Profile

Dr. Franzese is the current immediate past president of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA). She previously served as the president, president-elect and treasurer of the AAOA and chair for the section of women in otolaryngology in the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). She has also served on the AAO-HNS Annual Program Committee and as consultant to the AAO-HNS Allergy and Immunology Committee. Dr. Franzese teaches many allergy courses and is currently co-course director for the AAOA Interactive Allergy & Rhinology. She served as the first president of the SUO-Otolaryngology Program Directors Organization as a member of the AAO-HNS Rhinology and Paranasal Sinuses Committee and as a Member-at-Large on the AAOA Board of Directors.

She has authored many scientific papers and is chief editor and one of the authors of “The Handbook of Otolaryngic Allergy” published in 2019.

Research Interests

  • Nasal polyps
  • Chronic sinusitis and sinus diseases
  • Allergies and allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Food allergy
  • Urticaria
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis Other allergic disorders

Areas of Expertise

  • Allergy and rhinology
  • Nasal polyps
  • Chronic sinusitis and sinus diseases
  • Allergies and allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Food allergy
  • Urticaria
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Other allergic disorders

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists