Dr. Christopher R Porter MD Urologist

Dr. Christopher Porter is an urologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rush Medical College and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Porter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Virginia Mason Medical Center who specialize in Urology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Urologist: General Urology, Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests: Prostate cancer, Prostate Cancer, Testis Cancer Bladde cancer

Hospital Affiliation

Virginia Mason Medical Center
High performing in Urology

Education & Medical Training

Brown University
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1993

Brown University
Residency, Urology, 1993 - 1997

Miriam Hospital - Lifespan
Internship, Transitional Year, 1990 - 1991

Rush Medical College
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Urology
Certified 13 years in Urology

AK State Medical License
Active through 2012

WA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Active surveillance is the preferred approach to clinical stage I testicular cancer.
Nichols, C. R.,Roth, B.,Albers, P.,Einhorn, L. H.,Foster, R.,Daneshmand, S.,Jewett, M.,Warde, P.,Sweeney, C. J.,Beard, C.,Powles, T.,Tyldesley, S.,So, A.,Porter, C.,Olgac, S.,Fizazi, K.,Hayes-Lattin, B.,Grimison, P.,Toner, G.,Cathomas, R.,Bokemeyer, C.,Kollmannsberger, C.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria prostate cancer--pretreatment detection, staging, and surveillance.
Eberhardt, S. C.,Carter, S.,Casalino, D. D.,Merrick, G.,Frank, S. J.,Gottschalk, A. R.,Leyendecker, J. R.,Nguyen, P. L.,Oto, A.,Porter, C.,Remer, E. M.,Rosenthal, S. A.

A novel four-color fluorescence in situ hybridization assay for the detection of TMPRSS2 and ERG rearrangements in prostate cancer.
Qu, X.,Randhawa, G.,Friedman, C.,O'Hara-Larrivee, S.,Kroeger, K.,Dumpit, R.,True, L.,Vakar-Lopez, F.,Porter, C.,Vessella, R.,Nelson, P.,Fang, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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