Dr. Chris A. Christensen, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 66

285 Rodeo Dr Ste 1
Florence, MT 59833
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Big Creek Family Medicine
Big Creek Family Medicine
285 Rodeo Dr Ste 1
Florence, MT 59833
Dig Creek Family Medicine
BOX 307
118 Main St Ste B
Victor, MT 59875
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    Dr. Christensen's Experience

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    • Family Medicine
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.
    • Professional Misconduct  (4/7/2014)
    • Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Montana
    • Other  (5/17/2013)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Montana
    • Noncompliance with a Board Order  (3/1/2001)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Dr Chris A. Christensen; License # M-5995

      Nature of Complaint:

      The Physician had originally entered into a Order with the Board on September 19, 1998 and violated that Order by prescribing controlled substances to patients for more than three months at a time.

      Action Taken:

      The Board has Ordered the Physician to Surrender both his license to practice medicine in Idaho and his controlled substance license for a period of two years.

    • State: Idaho

    0 Board Actions

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

    Media & Publications

    • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1989
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Ucla-Santa Monica Hospital Family Practice
    Complete in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    Ucla-Antelope Valley Hospital Family Practice
    Complete in 1979

    Undergraduate Schools

    Pomona College
    Graduated in 1970
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Christensen & Staff

    • English
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    16 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 13 responses
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    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
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    16 responses
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    16 responses
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    16 responses
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    Office Locations

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    Big Creek Family Medicine
    285 Rodeo Dr Ste 1
    Florence, MT 59833
    (406) 273-3211 (Office)
    B
    Dig Creek Family Medicine
    BOX 307
    118 Main St Ste B
    Victor, MT 59875
    (406) 642-9599 (Office)
    (406) 642-9699 (Fax)
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