Dr. Fransway is originally from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. After graduating with Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Notre Dame, he attended Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan with Alpha Omega Alpha society recognition. He then went on to complete his internship as well as his residency at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Fransway spent the first seven years of his professional career as an Assistant Professor and consultant in the Department of Dermatology at the Mayo Clinic, at which time he joined Associates In Dermatology in 1993. In addition to his practice of general dermatology, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery, Dr. Fransway specializes in immunodermatology and allergic contact dermatitis, with special interest in the investigation and assessment of occupational and allergic dermatoses. He has published hundreds of articles in peer-reviewed journals and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has also been recognized in the rolls of America's Best Doctors eight consecutive years and recently received the Lee County Medical Society Distinguished Investigator award.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, and the Dermatology Foundation; Dr. Fransway has also served as both Scientific Chairman and President to the exclusive Noah Worcester Dermatological Society. In his area of special expertise, he has been both vice president and board member of the American Contact Dermatitis Society and the secretary-treasurer of the prestigious North American Contact Dermatitis Group, of which he has been a member for twenty-five years.
Dr. Fransway enjoys music, playing the trumpet at church and with his bands Alter Ego and Nouveau Sol, Japanese martial arts, languages and travel along with his wife, daughter and son.