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Chitaru  Kurihara, MD

Chitaru Kurihara, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Practice Focus Areas:
Emphysema (COPD), Lung Cancer, Lung Transplantation, Thymoma, Tracheal Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Palos Hospital, Woodstock Hospital, McHenry Hospital, Huntley Hospital
English, Japanese
In Practice:
14 Years

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    800 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    Phone: (847) 535-8174
    Fax: (224) 271-4600

    676 N St Clair St Ste 2140
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 695-3800
    Fax: (312) 695-3644
    12255 S 80th Ave Ste 204
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    Phone: (708) 923-5900
    Fax: (708) 923-8599
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Education, Training & Fellowships

Medical School:
University of Gunma School of Medicine - 2009
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2019
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