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Christian S. Kuhr, MD, FACS
Urology
 
4.8 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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Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
*Dr. Kuhr is compassionate, caring doctor!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
I requested this doctor as he was my son-in-laws doctor -
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Dr alleviated many of our fears and had wonderful "bed side manner"
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Very positive 1st visit experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
*Dr. Kuhr is a fabulous dr. his concern and attentiveness to your concerns and questions are a rarity among caregivers these days.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Kuhr was very knowledgeable and detailed in his explanations.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
Very good.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
He was very clear in describing and showing me the scan. Assured me of being able to correct the problem.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr Khur is very competent and understanding, he always explains everything very well.