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James B. Kilway II, MD

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My department:
General Surgery

My specialty:
General Surgery

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

This provider requires a referral.

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About me

My wife and I moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2001 to start our careers and life together. It was a hectic time! We married, bought a house, started a new job, and made a major move — from Michigan to this beautiful part of the country. My family includes my wife and two boys; we thoroughly enjoy the Pacific Northwest and have no plans to leave. I was exposed to the medical field at an early age. My father was a general surgeon, and I remember going to the hospital with him when I was young. My uncle and grandfather were also physicians. It is no wonder that my sister and I both chose to enter the medical field.

About my practice

As a general surgeon, I take care of members with many conditions, including different types of cancers, hernias, intestinal conditions requiring surgery, and thyroid and parathyroid conditions. I have a specific interest in thyroid and parathyroid surgeries and have performed many of them locally and abroad during medical missions. When I meet patients for the first time, I try to get to know the person — not just their conditions. I feel that connection is extremely important in my practice. Additionally, I have outstanding teams in both the office and the operating room, which allows me to offer excellent care. I really enjoy patients who take an active role in their health and find that they have the best outcomes.

How I thrive

I enjoy a variety of activities to “keep moving." I like to spend time with my family, as well as play tennis and hockey, and water- and snow ski. I enjoy yard work, as it allows me to unwind from my workday. On a professional level, medical missions rejuvenate me and allow me to help and treat others who don't have access to medical care. This is one of the reasons I went to medical school.

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Medical Groups, Plans, and Networks

Northwest Permanente Physicians and Surgeons, PC

General Surgery
12607 Se Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684
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Contact information

  • Advice/Information
  • 1-800-813-2000 (toll free)
  • TTY
  • 1-800-735-2900 (toll-free TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

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My training, certifications & licensing

Medical school

Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia , PA

Board certification

Surgery

American Board of Surgery

To verify board certification for an individual practitioner, please visit the American Board of Medical SpecialtiesExternal Link, the American Medical AssociationExternal Link, or the American Osteopathic AssociationExternal Link websites.

Medical training

General Surgery

Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies/Michigan State University
Kalamazoo , MI

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2011

Provider ID

03301

License information

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Washington State Department of Health websiteExternal Link.

Look up this provider’s credentials at the Oregon Medical Board websiteExternal Link

 

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My hospitals

I have admitting privileges at the following hospitals:

2211 Ne 139th St, Vancouver, OR 98686
10180 Se Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015

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Referrals to affiliated community physicians/providers in Oregon and Washington

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Referrals to affiliated community dentists in Oregon and Washington

Affiliated community dentists are not part of Permanente Dental Associates (PDA). They are dentists credentialed by PDA for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest, and they have a contract with PDA.

If your PDA dentist decides that you require covered services not available internally from a PDA dentist, he or she may refer you to an affiliated community dentist. You must have a written, authorized referral from Kaiser Permanente in order to receive a covered service from an affiliated community dentist.

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This page was last updated on:

12/14/2018