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Christian S. Kuhr, MD, FACS
Urology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Special Interests
kidney and pancreas transplantation and laparoscopic and kidney cancer surgery Dr. Kuhr's lab focuses on the mechanism of immune tolerance as they relate to organ transplantation and cancer treatment.
Personal Information
When not caring for patients or in the laboratory, Dr. Kuhr enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and dog, hiking, climbing, skiing, cycling and running. He also enjoys the outdoors, travel and music.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Urology, Laparoscopic procedures, Kidney Cancer, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Urologic Cancer
Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Urology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Carroll College, Helena, Mont., 1984 University of Washington, Seattle, 1988
Internship
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1989
Residency
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1990 Urology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1994
Fellowships
Transplant Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1996
Professional Activities and Awards
Fellow, American College of Surgeons Dr. Kuhr is part of Benaroya Research Institute, a clinical associate professor of surgery and urology at University of Washington and affiliate in research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle Magazine in 2009 and by Seattle Met in 2010.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Kuhr took all the time I needed to answer my questions when drawing diagrams & explaining.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Kuhr is on my favorites list!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Kuhr was very helpful and explained everything to the fullest.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Kuhr answered all my questions and set my mind at ease about some issues I was concerne dabout. Very nice doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
All good.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Kuhr is an excellent doctor - I have learned much with his complete explanations.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Kuhr explained everything in detail & in way I can understand, he spent considerable time with me & brought in the other surgeon to discuss the operation.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr. C. Kuhr is the best
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Kuhr is a very thorough, knowledgeable, doctor who exhibits sincerity and compassion for his patients. I am very confident about his treatment and recommendations.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
My experience was excellent with the provider when he very clearly explained to us using important information and professionalism.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I am so thankful to have *Dr. Kuhn as my physician. He has been very thorough and understanding of my medical problems. That puts me to ease.