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Francis “Pete” Creighton, M.D.


Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate School: Georgia Institute of Technology (Biomedical Engineering)
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Research Interests: Biomedical device design, middle ear mechanics, cutaneous head and neck malignancy
FOCUS Project: A piezoelectric middle ear microphone for development of a fully implantable cochlear implant

Does septoplasty performed at the same time as oropharyngeal surgery increase complication rates? Creighton FX Jr, Bhattacharyya N. Laryngoscope. 2015 Aug 22. doi: 10.1002/lary.25494.
PMID: 26297935

Diagnostic delays in spasmodic dysphonia: A call for clinician education. Creighton FX, Hapner E, Klein A, Rosen A, Jinnah HA, Johns MM. J Voice. 2015 Apr 11. pii: S0892-1997(13)00235-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2013.10.022.
PMID: 25873547

Global health-related publications in otolaryngology are increasing. Chambers KJ, Creighton F, Abdul-Aziz D, Cheney M, Randolph GW. Laryngoscope. 2015 Apr;125(4):848-51. doi: 10.1002/lary.24906. Epub 2014 Aug 22.
PMID: 25155277

Malleus and incus: Correlates of size. Todd NW, Creighton FX Jr. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Jan;122(1):60-5.
PMID: 23472318

Radiation fibrosis of the vocal fold: From man to mouse. Johns MM, Kolachala V, Berg E, Muller S, Creighton FX, Branski RC. Laryngoscope. 2012 Dec;122 Suppl 5:S107-25. doi: 10.1002/lary.23735.
PMID: 23242839
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3596010

The growing geriatric otolaryngology patient population: A study of 131,700 new patient encounters. Creighton FX Jr, Poliashenko SM, Statham MM, Abramson P, Johns MM 3rd. Laryngoscope. 2013 Jan;123(1):97-102. doi: 10.1002/lary.23476. Epub 2012 Jul 2.
PMID: 22753091

Intensive medical student involvement in short-term surgical trips provides safe and effective patient care: A case review. Leeds IL, Creighton FX, Wheatley MA, Macleod JB, Srinivasan J, Chery MP, Master VA. BMC Res Notes. 2011 Sep 1;4:317. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-4-317.
PMID: 21884604

Learning from Haiti. Creighton FX Jr, Leeds IL, Master VA, Srinivasan JK. Lancet. 2011 Jun 11;377(9782):2054. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60409-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 21665039

Human mesenchymal stem cell differentiation on self-assembled monolayers presenting different surface chemistries. Phillips JE, Petrie TA, Creighton FP, García AJ. Acta Biomater. 2010 Jan;6(1):12-20. Epub 2009 Jul 24.
PMID: 19632360