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Kathleen Horan, MD
Pulmonary Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Pulmonary infections and cough, nodular bronchiectatic lung disease associated with Mycobacterium avium, lung cancer and interstitial lung disease
Personal Information
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Horan enjoys running, swimming, cooking and travel.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine, Lung Cancer
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Pulmonary Medicine, Subspecialty in Critical Care Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Texas - Southwestern, Dallas, 1998
Internship
Internal Medicine, University of Texas - Southwestern, Dallas, 1999
Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Texas - Southwestern, Dallas, 2002
Fellowships
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, 2006
Professional Activities and Awards
Clinical Instructor, University of Washington
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
 
4.9 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
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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June 2018
excellent Doctor. takes time with you and answers my concerns
June 2018
Dr. Horan provides excellent medical services. She is concerned and listens; and most importantly she includes the patient in decisions about treatment/ procedures. I have total confidence in her as a physician and appreciate her attention to excellent care and carefully informing the patient of test results, options for treatments/ procedures, etc. Couldn´t ask for more from a doctor.
June 2018
Dr. Horan is the best! She is both personable and professional.
June 2018
*Dr. Horan is a very good doctor/she is one of the reasons for me to continue being a patient of V.M.
June 2018
always enjoy the time spent with Dr. Horan very through, and shows genuine concern. would recommend her to anyone needing polmanary.
June 2018
I highly regard *Dr. Horan´s medical knowledge and practical approach to treatment. Above all, she cares about me and pays attention to details that may concern my health issues.
June 2018
both my husband and I are Dr. Horans patients. we both just love her. she is the best doctor I have ever seen, and I have seen a few. you should be very proud to have a doctor like her working for you. she is easy to talk to, and I always feel at ease around her. she explains everything very well, and has compassion and a wonderful personality. I trust her with my life.
May 2018
Competent, caring, personal.
May 2018
Best medical team as a coordinated group of providers.
April 2018
Again, always a pleasant visit and good review of current health concerns and options to treat by caregiver.
April 2018
Dr Horan is a wonderful, competent doctor. I would highly recommend her. Wharever you are paying her is not enough!
April 2018
*Dr. Horan is awesome. She is so caring and shows so much compassion and empathy for her patients. She listens and understands our concerns. I am very lucky to have her as my doctor.
April 2018
She´s the best!
April 2018
*Dr. Horan is the greatest! and the best! Great medical knowledge and always has a smile.
April 2018
*Dr. Horan spent a lot of time with us, answering questions, explaining her thoughts, and addressing our concerns. Cannot say enough about her professionalism. Awesome!!!
April 2018
Dr. Horan is caring and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend her.
April 2018
I was very impressed. Dr. Horan spent valuable time explaining my disease & what is the best management.
March 2018
*Dr. Horan is wonderful! She took time, explained the CT results and allowed me to decide course I wanted to pursue.
March 2018
I very much appreciated the affirmation that my complaint was valid. I also appreciate that Dr. Horan is taking an active approach to remedy the problem.
March 2018
Excellent doctor.
March 2018
Dr. Horan is an "excellent" doctor. The very best I have had in this department. Really liked and trusted her!
February 2018
Dr Horan is one of the best providers I have seen; knowledgeable, caring, personable
February 2018
Very good doctor, took time to answer all questions, wife will see her also.
January 2018
I have the best doctors!
January 2018
I have received excellent care from Dr. Horan. She spends as much time with me as needed and makes me feel very comfortable. She is an amazing doctor!
January 2018
Great doctor!
January 2018
Dr. Horan in my case is the best doctor in the hospital. She is kind and down to earth explaining everything. She discovered a problem on the x-ray which resulted in an operation with Dr. Low. I feel she saved my life. God bless this lady. Dr. Horan even took time out of her busy scheduled and visit me during my hospital stay. 9. 110%.
December 2017
I think Dr. K. Horan is the best! She is extremely caring and thoughtful and willing to discuss any and all my concerns.
December 2017
I have been seeing Dr. Horan for about 6 -> years. I appreciate her dedication to her patients.
December 2017
Dr. Horan has been the best provider I have had in the past 15 years!
December 2017
I love Dr horan she is the best.would Not go to any one else
December 2017
Good follow-up with son.
December 2017
My provider was great, spent quality time assuring i had a good understanding of the disease and the treatment plan!
November 2017
my husband (also a patient) LOVE Dr. Horan. she Iis great!!!!!
November 2017
Dr. Horan is a keeper!7
November 2017
Have already recommended Dr. Horan to several people. Dr. Horan is a superior provider!
November 2017
Dr Horhan is wonderful and thorough
November 2017
A very comfortable place to be.
November 2017
Wish Dr. Horan was available more often in Fedway.
October 2017
I´ve seen a lot of physicians in my 72 years of chronic illness. This was the best first encounter, hands down, of them all. I´m very lucky that I found Dr. Horan. She´s thoroughly knowledgeable, but also open and friendly, and I was immediately at ease with her. (In my experience, this is NOT typical.)
October 2017
#7. Not sure and had to look up what "It _____" was, but from the context and other questions she asked the meaning became apparent.
October 2017
I would highly recommend Dr. Horan to anyone I know needing a pulmonary specialist.
October 2017
Dr. Horan is outstanding in all regards!
October 2017
Dr. Horan is awesome!
September 2017
Dr. Horan was great! She spent a lot of time asking me questions to make sure she understood my needs completely. I felt totally comfortable with her and any diagnosis and treatment she would make.
August 2017
I am a well informed patient that expects a lot. Dr Horan is top notch. explains thought process, research, etc so I understand treatment options and her recommendations.
August 2017
Dr Horan is an outstanding & very knowledgeable physician, thorough & using language easy to understand. I feel very confident in her addressing my healthcare needs. I highly recommend her!
July 2017
Dr. Horan is an excellent, caring pulmonologist! I trust her!
June 2017
Katy Horan is one of a kind. I wish my PCP was as awesome
June 2017
I like that she took her time with you and didn´t rush her explanation so she could get to her next patient.
June 2017
Yes I would they all are wonderful people.
June 2017
I really enjoy Dr. Horan as a doctor and a person.
June 2017
From day one, Dr. Horan has been great! She does an outstanding job! She is special!
May 2017
Love the portal communication as well.
May 2017
Dr. Horan is tops!!
April 2017
Dr. Horan always takes into consideration all that I have to say, and is very thorough in answering my questions. Dr. Horan is very good in explaining why she believes the next steps in diagnostics may be useful - as well the expected outcomes, and if uncertainty is the name of the game, expresses why there is uncertainty.
April 2017
Dr. Horan is simply the best on all counts. She has my complete respect and confidence.
April 2017
Dr. Horan is an excellent provider! I trust her completely with my care for my terminal Lung Disease. She takes time to answer questions thoroughly.
April 2017
I hope I never have to refer anyone to Dr. Horan, but she´s excellent with regard to my particular illness. I appreciate her care and concern.
March 2017
Can´t say enough about the care Dr. Horan provides she is an excellent and caring physician.
February 2017
Dr. Katy Horan has been most compassionate, helpful and responsive. I am grateful.
February 2017
The dissatisfaction I have with the care provider is that she discounts my own knowledge about my condition.
February 2017
This appt. was my first at Virginia Mason. Dr. Horan was SO kind & patient. She spent an hour with me. I´m 76 and been to MANY doctors. Not one of them spent the time w/me as Dr. Horan!! #8. Over an hour!!!
February 2017
She is very good & courtesy.
February 2017
Kathleen Horan is my pulm. dr. - she´s the best, gives me time I need - I never feel like she is rushing me through.
January 2017
Dr Horan made a special effort to see me in a timely manner , Coming in from a nearby meeting to see me.
January 2017
great exp.
January 2017
Excellent service. Very patient & kind.