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Paul M. Kozlowski, MD
Paul M. Kozlowski, MD
Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars

157 Patient Ratings

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Prostate Cancer
Transplant Center
Cancer Institute (Oncology)

Clinics, Maps and Directions
Virginia Mason Issaquah Medical Center
Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center


Issaquah Medical Center  (425) 557-8000
Hospital & Seattle Medical Center  (206) 223-6600

Urology, Prostate Cancer Surgery, Prostate Cancer, Laparoscopic procedures, Kidney Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Board Certifications
American Board of Urology, 2002

Joined Virginia Mason - January 2000

Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.

Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars

Patient Comments
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June 2017
I heal a personal bond, I trust him with my life

May 2017
Dr. Kozlowski is one of VM´s best.

April 2017
Dr. Kozlowski has always explained everything so I can understand it. He is a great care provider.

April 2017
My doctor is concerned about my health and well-being in general and not just about his area of specialization. He works with other specialists and my PCP (who are over 100 miles away) to help us make the best decisions about my health needs.

March 2017
Every single person that I´ve dealt with at Virginia Mason has been wonderful.

March 2017
Very professional, inspires confidence.

January 2017
Outstanding, empathetic, professional and knowledgeable

January 2017
Dr. Kozlowski treats me great! Very caring -

January 2017
Paul is awesome- gives _____ of time of discussion & really easy-to-understand explanation.

December 2016
Dr Koz is great!

December 2016
Dr. Kozlowski is one of the most kind, professional, caring and empathetic physicians I have ever been treated by.

September 2016
Excellent in all matters and explanation.

August 2016
Dr. Kozlowski is the best doctor for any guy with prostrate cancer...

August 2016
Utmost confidence in Dr. K. He made me feel valued.

August 2016
#7. Excellent.

July 2016
Dr. Kozlowski is very professional and caring. His explanations were clear and concise.

July 2016
Dr. Kozlowski is a great doctor. And his staff was very professional, thank you.

June 2016
Dr. Kozlowski is very personable, explains situations well and is highly respected my entire family. He is a great asset for Virginia Mason.

June 2016
Dr. Kozlowski has called me directly several times, to give me feedback re critical lab results.

June 2016
Excellent treatment.

June 2016
We were discussing upcoming surgery & it was a lot of info at once.

May 2016
Dr. Kozlowaki took the time to explain what my issue was - showed me y images - drew pictures for telling a clear story.

April 2016
Great experience each time I visit.

March 2016
I will continue to see Dr. Kozlowski for all my future check-ups.

January 2016
while the appointment is made with the dr., the visit is actually carried out by an RN or PA. If the dr is available he stops in for an update.

December 2015
Feel wonderful to have such GREAT PEOPLE here looking after me!! (Couldn´t ask for better!!

October 2015
Everything was excellent.

July 2015
1st time seeing - I moved & now am seeing doctors for Virginia Mason at another clinic after 25 yrs.

July 2015
This was my first face to face meeting w/doctor & I was having major surgery 18 hrs. later. I felt very @ ease w/him & confident.

June 2015
I would´ve appreciated more help finding a convenient referral for the radiation.

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Areas(s) of Expertise

Laparoscopic surgery Robotic surgery Prostate cancer: robotic prostatectomy and radical prostatectomy Treatment of renal stone disease Urologic oncology, Minimally invasive renal surgery, robotic prostatectomy, renal reconstructive surgery, UPJ (ureteropelvic junction obstruction), complex stones

Special Interest(s)
Kidney cancer, Prostate cancer, Kidney stones, General urology, Laparoscopic and robotic surgery

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, 1993

Surgery, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1994

Urology, University of Rochester, N.Y., 1999

Laparoscopic Surgery and Endourology, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, Calif., 2000

On Patients
"Practicing medicine today involves forming a partnership between the patient and physician, so that decisions can be made together."

On Specialty
"It is an exciting time to be in the field of urology. Recent advances in minimally invasive surgery allow us to offer our patients shorter recovery times and a quicker return to their daily activities."

On Virginia Mason
"I am proud to be a member of the Virginia Mason team where the focus is placed on excellent medical care and the advancement of medicine."

Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Urological Association Member, Endourological Society Member, Western Section American Urologic Association Pfizer Scholar in Urology Associate Clinical Professor, University of Washington

Curriculum Vitae
Paul M. Kozlowski, MD - Curriculum Vitae

Recent Journal Articles and Abstracts

  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and wedge resection for the treatment of renal malignancy.
  • Laparoscopic repair of incisional and parastomal hernias after major genitourinary or abdominal surgery.
  • Morbid obesity and the prone position: a case report.
  • Laparoscopic lymph node dissection: Pelvic and retroperitoneal.
  • Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and wedge resection.