Dr. Christian Christensen, MD

Dr. Christian Christensen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Christian Christensen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

1868 Plaudit Pl

Lexington, KY 40509

Contact Information

(859) 263-5140

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

92  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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22  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • New England Bapt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christensen

4.5

Based on 49 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
(42)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
4.081632653061225%
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2 Stars
2.0408163265306123%
(1)
1 Star
8.16326530612245%
(4)

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Dr. Christensen completed a full hip replacement on me. He is no doubt the best Man for the job. I Wouldn’t recommend anyone else for your hip replacement needs.
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Without reservation, I highly recommend Dr. Christensen and his staff! It is reassuring to have a doctor hold your hand and pray specifically for you just before he does surgery! From my very first emergency appointment, through surgery and follow-up I’ve had exemplary care! Everyone in Dr....Read More
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I had hip replacement surgery more than three years ago and Dr Christensen was the surgeon. Dr Christensen and his staff pronounced me well so I was released to come back in five years. I've been back several times because of the pain, often severe pain, but according to him the X-rays showed my...Read More
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MY EXPERIENCE WITH DR. CHRISTENSEN WAS TERRIFIC. I HAD RIGHT HIP REPLACEMENT SURGERY. HE WAS VERY PROFESSIONAL, CORDIAL AND CARING. HIS APPROACH IS FRONTAL ON THE HIP/LEG AREA. IT HAS BEEN SIX WEEKS AND I AM WALKING HALF A MILE AND DOING FIFTY PUSH-UPS IN SETS OF TEN. ALL THE STAFF THAT I CAME IN...Read More
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Dr. Christensen did a hip replacement for me in 2006 and bilateral knee replacement on 4/28/17. Today is 6/30/17 and I am done with therapy and doing most anything I want. I can't say enough good things about his work and I am telling everybody I know.
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