Dr. Culley K. Christensen, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 70

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Dr. Christensen's Experience

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Dr. Christensen's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Christensen Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Conditions Dr. Christensen Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center
9003 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Christensen

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Affiliated Orthopedic Specialists
Affiliated Orthopedic Specialists
10752 N 89th Pl
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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    Dr. Christensen's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Christensen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1981
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
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    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Christensen

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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 1973

    Internship Hospital

    Orange Co Hospital
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Maricopa Co Med Center
    Complete in 1978

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Christensen & Staff

    • English
    • Dutch
  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

    Check out the quality of care at Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center where Dr. Christensen has admitting privileges:

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    • Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Christensen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends

    28 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Christensen's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    28 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    28 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 27 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Christensen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Christensen accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Molina
    • National Elevator
    • Tricare
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    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Affiliated Orthopedic Specialists
    10752 N 89th Pl
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (480) 860-4411 (Office)
    (480) 860-2651 (Fax)
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