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Christopher Phillip Washington, MD

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My specialty:
Surgery: General

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I’m excited to have this opportunity to share a little bit about my education, my practice, and myself.

Biography

I was born and raised in California. I attended UC San Diego for college, where I studied biology and psychology, and played intercollegiate lacrosse. After graduation, I spent a year working and traveling before entering medical school at UC Irvine, where I remained for my internship and residency in general surgery. During my residency, I got married to my beautiful wife and was blessed with the births of my two children. I joined Kaiser Permanente in 2013.

About my practice

One of the reasons I became a surgeon is that I enjoy fixing things. The ability to cure a problem or disease with the use of my technical skills makes my job very rewarding. While my training has given me these skills to heal, I also believe that the relationship developed between my members, their families, and me is an equally important part of the healing process. As a general surgeon, some of the conditions and diseases I treat and operate on are hernias, gallbladder disease, gastrointestinal disorders, breast disease, colon tumors and cancer, and skin cancer.

How I thrive

I strive to keep a healthy work/life balance—which, as a surgeon, can be difficult at times. Having two active children and a golden retriever puppy keeps me on the move. I also enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and snowboarding, and look forward to sharing these experiences with my children, as they grow older.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
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General Surgery Department
6670 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Services
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Information
  • 949-932-5000

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine , CA

Board certification

Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Medical training

Internship

General Surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange , CA

Residency

General Surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange , CA

Chief Resident

General Surgery

UC Irvine Medical Center
Orange , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2013

Active license information

License number

A112304

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1104072446
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My hospitals

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3440 E. La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

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6640 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

Setting the standard: Measuring care quality in our hospitals(PDF)

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This page was last updated on:

12/13/2018