Dr. Carl Christensen, MD

Addiction Medicine •  Male • Age 67
  
Dr. Christensen
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Christensen Recovery Services

2301 S Huron Pkwy Ste 3a Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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(734) 368-9871

Dr. Carl Christensen, MD is a Addiction Medicine Specialist in Ann Arbor, MI and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities Hutzel Women's Hospital and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Christensen to book an appointment.


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Dr. Christensen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Addiction
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Detoxification
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginosis Screening

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Amazing! I love Dr. Christensen and his wife! The staff is great here. I highly recommend them! 5 HUGE Stars!
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Jen in Ann Arbor MI – Aug 08, 2017
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Dr. Christensen is absolutely brilliant. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.
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Ann arbor, MI – May 12, 2017
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Dr. Christensen is a brilliant and caring doctor.
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Belleville MI – May 06, 2017
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I have been seeing him for almost 7 years, and I feel very lucky to have found him. Of course, I'm one of the few types of people that want to hug the "messenger" for actually caring about me as a person. If you are really ready to take control of your life and get healthy, I would not reccommend anyone other than Dr. Christensen. I welcome his knowledge and opinions with open arms! Thank you Dr. C! :)
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Erica in Garden city, mi – Mar 14, 2017
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Dr. Christensen is the best Dr. That has ever treated me in my life. Going on four years now and I have 2 kids a husband, a house, and a career. When we first met i had nothing and was still trying to stay sober. I haven't relapsed and he has never made me feel like he doesn't care. If you make an effort in your recovery he will be there for you.
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Maria H. in Wayne, MI – Sep 27, 2016
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Terrible doctor will definitely stop anyone possibly from being subjected to his careless attitude rudeness and lack of compassion. Nothing but a horrible experience from start to finish. Long wait times 3-4 hours past appointment. When expressing how unhappy we were with his care he refused to fill out fmla paperwork and told us to leave. Never came to check on me or my baby after I delivered. Not exactly sure what the point was of seeing him each apt. He spent 2 mins in the room each appt.
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Clinton Township, MI – Sep 08, 2016
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Spent no time with me and handed me some paper work and said if you run out of meds go to the ER and we all know how that works and he was treating a hole room full of people i guess that how i rate ...
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Brooklyn, MI – May 27, 2016
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Dr. Christensen is an amazing doctor. He literally gave me my life back by helping with my pain management. He is always honest, thorough and comprehensive with his assessments. He is kind, professional, sympathetic, thoughtful, and caring and has the best wife and dog in the world. :) Anyone who has a negative review to offer on him and his practice does so because they are going to him for the wrong reasons. I would follow this man to the ends of the earth in order to have him as my doctor.
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Mary Beth Kingsury in Waterford, MI – May 24, 2016
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I've been seeing Dr. Christensen a number of years now. He's always very professional and courteous. He's also been very helpful when working around insurance issues. I wouldn't want to see any other Doctor.
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Jessica Martin in Canton MI – Mar 28, 2016
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I found him to be very full of him self. He refused to treat me without explanation. Simply gave me 2 letters to hospitals that (according to the letters) and upon further searching, found he has been banned from further practice at these hospitals per administration. St. John's&St.Mary's. Further, though the Internet may say so he is not a practicing pain management specialist nor does he treat for so. A little research goes a long way. Do your homework before getting wasting time and money.
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Detroit, MI – Jan 29, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Addiction is an often fatal disease that can involve dependence on opioids (prescription pain pills), alcohol, cocaine, sedatives, and more. Treatment may involve medication assisted therapy (buprenorphine, naltrexone), 12 step recovery (AA/NA) or re...

Specialties

  • Addiction Medicine
  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2009
American Board of Addiction Medicine
2004
American Society of Addiction Medicine
1988
Duke University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Hutzel Hospital Wayne St
Residency Hospital
1982
Hutzel Hosp-Wayne State U
Internship Hospital
1979
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
Wayne State University
Undergraduate School

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  • Does Dr. Christensen offer telehealth services or virtual visits?

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  • Does Dr. Christensen offer an online patient portal?

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  • Does Dr. Christensen have free onsite parking?

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  • Does Dr. Christensen offer weekend visits?

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Locations

Christensen Recovery Services

Christensen Recovery Services2301 S Huron Pkwy Ste 3a Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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University Physicians Group

Eleonore Hutzel Recovery Center4201 Saint Antoine St # 4-E Detroit, MI 48201
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Tolan Medical Clinic3901 CHRYSLER DR Detroit, MI 48201
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Hutzel Women's Hospital

Detroit, MI

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor

Ypsilanti, MI

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)