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Christopher R. Porter, MD, FACS
Urology
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Urologic oncology, prostate cancer (MRI-based diagnosis, robotic prostatectomy, advanced prostate cancer), bladder cancer including radical cystectomy, testicular cancer treatment including treatment of advanced disease and complex retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND)

Special Interests
Urologic oncology, prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, general adult urology, bladder cancer, renal cancer and penile cancer, testicular cancer
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Urology, Testicular Cancer, Prostate Cancer Surgery, Prostate Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Robotic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Penile Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Urologic Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Urology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Rush University Medical School, Chicago, 1990
Internship
Surgery, Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1991
Residency
Urology, Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1997
Fellowships
Urologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1999
Professional Activities and Awards

Medical Director, Clinical Research at Virginia Mason, 2007-present Director
Urologic Oncology Fellowship Associate Clinical Professor, University of Washington
Director, Urologic Oncology Fellowship
Co-Director, Urologic Oncology

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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Chieh is clearly one of the most competent ophthalmologists I've ever had caring for me. She is a good listener and equally good in describing and explaining my eye problems. VM and I are both fortunate that she is on staff!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
The physician has an impeccable bedside manner; confident without being cocky - which for me was very comforting.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
*Dr. Porter is very personable yet professional. We arrived early, I was seen & counselled & on my way before my scheduled appointment.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
*Dr. Porter and his staff are great!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
As always, great discussion and provision of medical advice. *Doctor Porter.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
My experience with Dr. Porter was consistent with everything I have read about him and the fine reputation he has earned. His explanations were thorough and he made me feel confident that he would include me in any decisions he would be making about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Porter is an exceptional urologist.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
ALL of my contacts with *Dr. Porter over 13 years have been excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
A great experience for me!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Competence & good communication & respect & humor = great!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Very impressed with *Dr. Porter & *Dr. Frankel. They were professional, courteous, factual, and comprehensive in their analysis, explanations, and engagement in conversations with myself and wife.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Porter has made me feel comfortable and shown patience and understanding while treating my disease. Dr. Porter has excellent listening skills, he's referred reading materials that have been immensely helpful in understanding my disease. He clearly answers each of my questions when we meet.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Porter is fabulous he really knows how to put his patients at ease
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Porter was so kind, gentle, easy to talk with. So very professional and concerned.