Elvis Francois

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Elvis Francois
Born1985 (age 36–37)
OccupationOrthopedic surgeon

Elvis Francois, M.D. (born 1985[1][2]), also known as Dr. Elvis,[1] is an American orthopedic surgeon and amateur singer known for making inspirational viral videos of his singing before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Francois was named after Elvis Presley, of whom his mother was a fan.[3]

In April 2020, Francois released an EP titled "Music is Medicine" to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.[1][4] It was recorded, mixed and mastered at Carpet Booth Studios in Rochester, Minnesota.[1][4]

Francois and Dr. William Robinson, known as the "Singing Surgeons", performed "God Bless America" during the NBC Special "Back Home Again" on May 24, and performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the 2020 Indianapolis 500.[5]

Francois completed a 5-year residency at the Mayo Clinic in June 2020, and completed a 3-month spine surgery fellowship at Harvard Medical School in November 2020.[2] He appeared on season four of The Masked Singer as "Serpent" who was the first character with animatronic parts. He was eliminated in the eighth episode alongside Lonzo Ball as "Whatchamacallit".[6]

Personal life

Francois was named to the People Magazine "Sexiest Man Alive" list for 2020.[2][6]


Year Title Role Notes
2020 The Masked Singer Serpent Season 4; Eliminated in Episode 8


  1. ^ a b c d "Singing surgeon: Mayo's Dr. Elvis cuts EP to aid COVID-19 fund". Minnesota Public Radio via Associated Press. April 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c Dana Rose Falcone (November 19, 2020). "Singing Surgeon Dr. Elvis Reveals the 'Deeper Meaning' Behind His Serpent Masked Singer Costume". People. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "'Singing Surgeon' Elvis Francois goes viral during the coronavirus crisis". Daily News. 26 March 2020.
  4. ^ a b Hudak, Joseph (April 28, 2020). "How a Singing Surgeon Is Raising Funds for COVID-19 Relief". Rolling Stone.
  5. ^ "Singing Surgeons pair with fan favorite Cornelison for emotional Indy 500 race day performances". Indianapolis Motor Speedway. August 19, 2020. Archived from the original on August 25, 2020. Retrieved August 19, 2020.
  6. ^ a b Ross, Carly (November 19, 2020). "Dr. Elvis from Mayo Clinic on 'The Masked Singer' and Sexiest Man Alive List". KDHL.

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