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Critical care medicine, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care


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Kristina Crothers, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Chest Clinic at Harborview and a UW professor of Medicine and Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Crothers likes to work together with patients to improve their lung health. She believes that communication is particularly important so that patients can understand their disease and steps they can take to manage symptoms and improve their lung health.

Dr. Crothers’ earned her M.D. from Yale. She his board certified in both Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Her clinical and research interest include improving diagnosis, care and outcomes of patients with pulmonary infections, including HIV-related lung diseases and chronic lung conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. 

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Crothers enjoys music, theater, cooking, hiking and jogging.
Yale Univ. SOM-Pulmonary/Critical Care

Fellowship, 2004, Research

University of California, San Francisco

Fellowship, 2003, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Stanford University Medical Center

Residency, 2000, Internal Medicine

Stanford University Medical Center

Internship, 1998, Internal Medicine

Yale University School of Medicine

Medical education, 1997


Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Med. (Int Med), 2004, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2003, American Board of Internal Medicine