Dr. Franciose, a native of Massachusetts, graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine with distinction in 1989. He completed his general surgery internship and residency from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. In addition to his surgical duties, he serves on the Board of Directors at Vail Valley Medical Center. Dr. Franciose has special clinical interest in oncological surgery. He lives in Vail with his wife and daughter.