Dr. Christie Lehman, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationFemaleAge 44

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Christie Lehman, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Asheville, NC and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 2005. She is affiliated with Mission Hospital. Her office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Christie Lehman, MD

Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

1 Town Square Blvd Ste 218 Asheville, NC 28803

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My MRI showed multiple rotator cuff tears, arthritis, bursitis and tendonitis. I chose to see Dr. Christie Lehman and receive Regenexx Procedure. Although I did have down time in response to the treatment, two weeks after the second shot, I was in PT and two weeks later I had zero pain! After four years of debilitating right shoulder pain, I found myself asking in response to zero pain, “What’s wrong with this picture?” Of course, nothing was wrong! Pain was no longer my constant companion. I’m grateful for Dr. Lehman’s expertise and my pain-free return to daily life.
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M. O'Neill – Sep 07, 2022
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Knee injections
For 30 years I have had knee pain related to an old football injury. I am in highway and heavy construction so im always on my feet working, walking slopes and ditch line. Obviously over the years I’ve worn my joints out . Dr Lehman provided me with the stem cell treatment and my life is changed forever ! Very caring , professional and informative Dr. She took care of me and I feel I’ve gotten the best medical treatment short of full replacement and that’s something I really don’t want . I’m 52 and active again . Thank you Dr. Lehman and your team for giving me a pain free life !
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Douglas Carey – May 11, 2022
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Three months ago, Dr. Lehman did a stem cell treatment on my knee for a torn meniscus and arthritis. She and her staff provided a thorough explanation of what was involved in the procedure and what to expect in the days after. I am now 80% pain free and able to walk several miles and up and downstairs without discomfort. I highly recommend this practice.
What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Oct 15, 2021
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Dr. Lehman was excellent. I couldn't raise my arm above my head to wash my own hair. Now I'm swimming and living my life. It was wonderful
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Tommi C. – Jul 02, 2021
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I have arthritis in my SI joints which caused pain down my right leg at night. I was awake every two hours. Back surgery was not for me. I searched the internet for regenerative medicine and found Dr. Lehman. Dr. Lehman is an expert in regenerative medicine. She's compassionate and always available to answer my concerns. Dr. Lehman did PRP injections on my left side first and a month later the right side. It's been three months and the pain is only a slight ache. I'm convinced I will be pain free very soon. Highly recommend Dr. Lehman.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Betty M. – Feb 25, 2021
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Had 3 rotator cuff tears which Dr. Lehman treated with plasma and stem cell injections. 4 months later no pain and full range of motion! Much better option than surgery! Highly recommend Dr. Lehman and her expertise.
What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Janet H. – Dec 05, 2020
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Several months ago I started having pain in my hips, to find out later, I have acute bursitis and a tare on my tendon. After trying cortisone and other shots to relieve the pain, I spoke with Dr. Lehman about my problem and we decided to try platelet gel. It has been 3 weeks since my platelet gel injection in my left hip and it has really helped! I recommend platelet gel to treat joint pain, bursitis, and many other sore spots you may have. Thank you so much Dr. Lehman for your time and help.
What went well
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  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Tammy M. – Dec 05, 2020
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Probably as expected being a TeleMed appt
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mark E. – Nov 28, 2020
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how thrilled I am with how the stem cell/platelets treatment you provided has restored my shoulder rotator cuff tear to 85% or better of former use!  I recently chain sawed and stacked about 20 logs for firewood, happily dig in the garden, lift heavy objects, and can even sleep on that shoulder.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mack M. – Sep 27, 2020
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First I must mention that I've never had to wait for my scheduled appointment. The staff members are very professional and efficient, Dr. Lehman is personable and I am never rushed. She listens carefully to what I feel I need to explain... and she explains everything to me so that I totally understand. The injections are delicately done.. I would recommend her highly to anyone in need of her type of services...
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Bea Isola, Black Mountain, NC – Sep 18, 2020
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Dr. Lehman injected PRP in both thumbs and below my right knee.. An effective nerve block allowed the second procedure to be easier. The PRP results are subtle. I measure Dr. Leyman's success by my diminished pain at all three sites... and I'm grateful for her expertise as an alternate to surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Ginny Lentz – Sep 11, 2020
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I had been experiencing severe pain in both of my hips for several years and met with an orthopedic surgeon. He recommended that I have hip replacements. I then met with Dr Lehman to determine what my non-surgical options were with regenerative medicine. She patiently answered all of my questions, explained the procedure for stem cell and PRP and gave me a detailed information packet so that I would know what to expect during the procedure and recovery. After considering all of my options, I scheduled the Stem Cell and PRP procedures. I am happy to say that after 4 weeks I am experiencing positive results from my procedures. Dr Lehman’s staff was friendly and made me feel at ease during my entire experience. My only regret is that I didn’t have the stem cell sooner.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan DesRoches – Sep 09, 2020
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Dr Lehman is an outstanding physician with an equally exceptional care of her patients. I had stem cells in my right knee and was able to successfully hike the Camino in Spain 6 weeks later. It's been 2 years and I am still doing wonderfully! I highly recommend Dr Lehman and this treatment opportunity.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Anne Trufant – Aug 27, 2020
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Very caring physician. Will talk to you like you are a person not a patient and explains everything from diagnosis to procedure on a level that can be understood. She did my PRP injection in my hip. No pain -- thank goodness because I don't like pain at all.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Carol Buckner in Canton, NC – Sep 27, 2018
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Dr Lehman convinced me to try PRP for hip pain, and although I was skeptical, it seemed better to try a healing procedure rather than injecting a cortisone band-aid which would simply mask my pain. I'm about 7 weeks out, and the results have been nothing short of miraculous. Recovery takes less time than anticipated--and my pain has diminished from a 7/10 to never more than a 2, and often days are totally pain-free. I am enormously grateful to her. Lehman is direct, honest and compassionate.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Anne N. in Charlottesville, VA – Feb 22, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Exhaust your options before considering surgery.  Dr. Lehman focuses on non-surgical treatment, including Regenerative Medicine.

Biography

Dr. Lehman provides a comprehensive non-surgical orthopedic care for your aches and pains. We are experienced and ethical providers of Regenerative medicine treatments.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2009
University of Virginia Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2006
University Of Virginia Health System
Internship Hospital
2005
Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
Medical School
2005
Ohio State University / College of Medicine
Medical School
2000
Wake Forest University
Undergraduate School
mini fellowship at Bodor Clinic, Napa CA- Fall of 2014
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What are Dr. Christie Lehman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Lehman frequently treats Achilles Tendinitis, Adhesive Capsulitis, and Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Lehman treats.

Where is Dr. Christie Lehman, MD's office located?

Dr. Lehman's office is located at 1 Town Square Blvd Ste 218, Asheville, NC 28803. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lehman's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Corticosteroid Treatment
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Numbness
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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(828) 649-6265

Dr. Lehman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Card
HealthKeepers Eastern Portion Counties of Virginia HMO-POS-High
HealthKeepers HMO
KeyCare PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Federal Employee Program
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Open Access HMO
Optimum Choice PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Optima Health
Commercial PPO
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
Tricare
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TriCare for Life
Tricare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
United Healthcare PPO
Vista Health Plan
Commercial HMO

Locations

Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics & Sports Medicine1 Town Square Blvd Ste 218 Asheville, NC 28803
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Asheville Regenerative Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Carolina Hand and Sports Medicine18 Medical Park Dr Asheville, NC 28803
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Dr. David Nielsen

Charlottesville Orthopaedic Center Plc.183 Spotnap Rd Ste C Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mission Hospital

Asheville, NC

60% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% lower than the national average

31 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

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