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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 56

403 S 11th St Ste 100
Boise, ID 83702
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St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712

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Accepting new patients?

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Idaho Endocrinology
ST LUKES - ENDOCRINOLOGY
403 S 11th St Ste 100
Boise, ID 83702
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    Dr. Christensen's Experience

    Dr. Christensen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Christensen Performs

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    • Abnormal Thyroid
    • Acromegaly and Gigantism
    • Adrenal Incidentaloma
    • Adrenal Insufficiency
    • Adrenogenital Disorders
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Goiter
    • Graves' Disease
    • Gynecomastia
    • Hashimoto's Disease
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypoparathyroidism
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Obesity
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
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    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroiditis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Idaho.
    • 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

    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Christensen & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Christensen's Hospital Quality

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    3.3 out of 5

    Dr. Christensen's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3 out of 5

    28 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    25 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.3 out of 5

    27 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    25 responses

    Experience with Dr. Christensen

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    26 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    25 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    26 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • ODS Health Plan
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    • Principal Life
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    • TriWest Champus
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    Office Locations

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    Idaho Endocrinology
    ST LUKES - ENDOCRINOLOGY
    403 S 11th St Ste 100
    Boise, ID 83702
    (208) 429-0300 (Office)
    (208) 429-0305 (Fax)
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