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Christian S. Kuhr, MD, FACS
Urology
 
4.9 out of 5
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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
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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
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4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  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.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
He explained all options for my type of cancer very well!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Kuhr is very approachable and was easy to understand, patient, answered our questions in thoughtful manner. Was a good listener.