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Christian S. Kuhr, MD, FACS
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
Urology, Laparoscopic procedures, Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation
Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Urology
Education and Professional Achievements
Carroll College, Helena, Mont., 1984 University of Washington, Seattle, 1988
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1989
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1990 Urology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, 1994
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
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
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.9 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
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2018
This was probably the best doctor visit I have ever had and I have had a lot.
January 2018
Great doctor.
October 2017
Dr. Kuhr was up to speed on my history. Appt. went well. Covered a lot of "ground."
October 2017
He is awesome.
August 2017
Drs. Kuhr is one of my favorite drs.!!
July 2017
excellent experience
July 2017
Dr. Kuhr is such a caring, thorough doctor. I have great confidence in his knowledge and treatment recommendations!
July 2017
Dr. Khur is very patient and kind. He has a bedside manner that far supercedes anyone´s expectation.
June 2017
Thanks Dr. Kuhr!
June 2017
Dr. Kuhr is amazing!! I thought Dr. Kuhr was wonderful! I am grateful he is my doctor. He is a very honest, kind, insightful & knowledgeable doctor.
April 2017
Ready like Dr. Kuhr, intelligent concern about me, explain very well my treatment and expectations. I had three appointments; Dr. Kuhr, Dr. Suttens and today. Love them all!!!
March 2017
Dr. Kuhr is the best!!!
March 2017
Dr. Kuhr was outstanding - many other practitioners @ VM could learn from his example.
February 2017
Dr. Kuhr was terrific. Apparently, he looked at my case the day before! And so when he saw me, he was very familiar with my situation.
January 2017
Loved him.
January 2017
Dr. Kuhr goes the extra mile to be clear, drawing body part affected, showing test results WITH history of tests, etc.
January 2017
Dr.Kuhr is exceptional in his ability to make me feel as if I am his only concern for the entire day.
December 2016
Dr. Kuhr has my total respect. He made 2 extensive phone calls to me at my home prior and answered all my questions.
October 2016
Dr. Kuhr saw me after I had experienced a great deal of frustration. He was calming & made me feel like he cared & he wanted to listen.
September 2016
SO appreciated the care I received from Kuhr!
September 2016
Dr. Kuhr is absolutely wonderful. I came from Tacoma to see him specifically because i have had serious operation with him in the past and I trust him completely. He´s a super dr. and a really nice man!
September 2016
Wonderful & very professional care.
September 2016
Dr.Kuhr was a source of great confidence, reassurance and encouragement. He spoke in a manner that was clear, concise, and edifying.
July 2016
Dr. Christian Kuhr is an excellent doctor. He makes me feel comfortable with my choices and, the medical decisions. It is difficult to get to Virginia Mason, but I will gladly do it to see Dr. Kuhr!
July 2016
Dr. Kuhr is exceptionally good at (1). Explaining things, and (2). Making the patient feel they are his only interest. He stands out from others in these regards. A
July 2016
Excellent care.
June 2016
Dr. Kuhr is a wonderful person. Easy to talk with, caring. Explains results very well. Not just another doctor but a concerned friend.
June 2016
Dr. Kuhr is courteous, empathetic and appears to be thorough. I have confidence in him and would not hesitate to recommend him. He is both professional and personable. I hope he continues to be my doctor.
May 2016
March 2016
1st visit to see this DR. but I felt like he knew me. He is a 1st rate DR.
February 2016
Dr. Kuhr is a very kind and compassionate phys.
February 2016
Dr. Kuhr is very professional and puts his patients at ease quickly.
January 2016
Highly recommend Dr. Kuhr.