Dr. Alan Christensen, MD

Dr. Alan Christensen, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Alan Christensen, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Science in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

25 W Crystal Lake St Ste 200

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

(407) 254-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Christensen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Christensen "The group was formed on the principles that comprehensive care of orthopaedic problems and other musculoskeletal disease can be delivered in a high quality, cost effective way while meeting the patient's needs. These goals are accomplished through an integrated staff with the professional skills necessary to provide the highest quality care to all of our patients."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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47  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Indiana Hand Center - St. Vincent's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends
101 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (101)

  • 5
    (78)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Christensen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Christensen explained what the process was for my fracture and took great care of me throughout my recovery.
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Awful experience. Very unprofessional. Do not recommend!!!
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After many months going to several doctors, with no resolution for my shoulder and elbow pain, I am so glad I saw Dr. Christensen. He was extremely thorough since the initial visit taking the time to read my previous records, asking questions and listening to my concerns.. He ordered extensive...more
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We're so glad to hear about your positive experience with Dr. Christensen. Our goal is to provide the very best patient care available, so it's always encouraging to hear about positive experiences.

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Had hand surgery by Dr Alan Christensen at the Orlando Orthopedic Groups surgical center. The nurses and attendants almost made it fun! Everyone was so nice and attentive. The Center was very clean. The anthesthesiologist visited with me prior and after surgery and also called that night to...more
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We appreciate the kind words about our team. It's our pleasure to help you get back to doing what you love.

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Dr. Christensen is wonderful! Great Dr., personable and took great care of me!!
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