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Kate Kuhlman-Wood, MD
Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Kuhlman-Wood is a board-certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with additional fellowship training in hand surgery. In August of 2014, she moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho from Houston, Texas to become the Hand Surgery specialist at the Orthopedic Specialty Institute™. At the same time she opened Coeur d'Alene Plastic Surgery™ to offer her full compliment of surgical skills to the community.
Dr. Kuhlman-Wood is a native of the Inland Northwest. Born in Chewelah, Washington, she grew up in Otis Orchards. In returning home, Dr. Kuhlman-Wood feels fortunate to practice medicine in a place full of fond memories and great promise.
Education & Training
UNDERGRADUATE: Washington State University's ICNE, Spokane, Washington
MEDICAL SCHOOL: James H. Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee
RESIDENCY: Integrated Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
FELLOWSHIP: Hand & Microsurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery, Volume 3
Netscher, David, Kuhlman-Wood, Kate. "Flexor Tenolysis," Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2013 Dec;132(6):1493-503
Sandvall, Brinkley, K., Kuhlman-Wood, Kate A., Recor, Carol, and Friedrich, Jeffrey B. "Flexor Tendon Repair, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction." American Journal of Neuroradiology, 2014 Jul; 35(7)1425-32
Tse, Raymond, Nixon, Jason, Iyer Ramesh, Kuhlman-Wood Kate A., Ishak, Gisele. "The Diagnostic Myelography, MR Myelography, and Both in Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy." Accepted for publication by
Current Research involves Median Nerve Traumatic Transection, CMC Arthritis in Down Syndrome, and Flexor Tenolysis.