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Dr. Chitaru Kurihara, MD

Thoracic Oncology*
Map Pin Small Lake Forest, IL
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Overview of Dr. Chitaru Kurihara, MD

Dr. Chitaru Kurihara, MD is a Thoracic Oncology Specialist in Lake Forest, IL. They graduated from GUNMA UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Kurihara works at Northwestern Medical Group in Lake Forest, IL with other offices in Chicago, IL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kurihara's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    800 N Westmoreland Rd Ste 100, Lake Forest, IL 60045 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (847) 535-8174
  2. 2
    Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Ctr
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 21-100, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-3800

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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    About Dr. Chitaru Kurihara, MD

    Specialties*
    • Thoracic Oncology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1689115909
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    • GUNMA UNIVERSITY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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