Catherine Butler, M.D. is a board certified Nephrology Fellow practicing at Harborview Medical Center, the University of Washington Medical Center and VA medical centers. She is also a member of the Harborview Ethics Committee.
Dr. Butler earned her M.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and completed her clinical internal medicine and nephrology training at the University of Washington. Currently she is a research Nephrology Fellow at UW investigating kidney care of older patients and those with multiple complex illnesses.
Dr. Butler understands that patients with kidney disease often cope with other illnesses and have to manage complicated lives. As a result, she encourages patients to consider the big picture when fitting kidney care into their overall health goals.
In her free time, Dr. Butler enjoys going to the mountains for hiking and skiing.