Dr. Brent J. Christensen, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

24 S 1100 E Suite 103
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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Dr. Christensen's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lds Hospital
8TH Avenue and C STREET
Salt Lake City, UT 84143

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Salt Lake Endoscopy Center
Salt Lake Endoscopy Center
24 S 1100 E Suite 103
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
IHC Salt Lake Clinic
IHC Salt Lake Clinic
333 S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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    Dr. Christensen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2009
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
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    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Christensen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    St Joseph Hospital
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Christensen & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Christensen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Christensen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Salt Lake Endoscopy Center
    24 S 1100 E Suite 103
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801) 355-2987 (Office)
    • Free Standing Surgery Center
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    IHC Salt Lake Clinic
    333 S 900 E
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102
    (801) 535-8163 (Office)
    C
    324 10th Ave Suite 200
    Salt Lake City, UT 84103
    (801) 408-7660 (Office)
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