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Johansen, Kaj MD, PhD

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery

Education:

Dr. Johansen received his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine and his PhD in physiology/pharmacology from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his medical and surgery internship at the University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, and his surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego.

Special Interests:

Dr. Johansen provides care in all areas of vascular disease, with a special interest and involvement in thoracic outlet syndrome and amputation surgery.

Practice Philosophy:

 “ ‘Doctor’ means ‘teacher,’  and I have identified my primary role during my entire professional career as transmitting and explaining medical and surgical facts and principles to my patients, my students and my peers.”

Teaching Involvement:

Dr. Johansen is currently clinical professor of surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine and has had numerous other teaching roles in the past.

Leadership Roles:

  • Chief of Vascular Surgery for Swedish


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I am currently not able to schedule appointments with new patients. The following colleagues are available and would welcome you into their practice:

Watson, Jim C., MDVascular SurgeryThe Polyclinic BroadwayP: 206-320-3100
Lee, Jason, MDVascular SurgeryThe Polyclinic BroadwayP: 206-860-2204
Kim, Yi Soo Robert MDVascular SurgeryThe Polyclinic BroadwayP: 206-320-3100
Cahn, Mitchell D., MD, FACS Vascular SurgeryThe Polyclinic EdmondsP: 425-775-1865

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