Dr. Dorothy Christiansen, MD

Dr. Dorothy Christiansen, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Dorothy Christiansen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Groton, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

100 Boston Rd Ste E

Groton, MA 01450

Contact Information

(978) 448-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Christiansen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Gout more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Fever
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Fever more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Christiansen's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dorothy Christiansen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Groton, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1992
    Presby University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Presby University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Presby University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

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Dr. Christiansen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christiansen

2.7

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
18.181818181818183%
(6)
1 Star
42.42424242424242%
(14)

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Never experienced anything like this before. She is so short, so rude, doesn't ask if I have any questions, and if I do ask her a question she get's annoyed as if I am bothering her. Switching PCP ASAP! Oh and always waited 20+ mins after apt time, and I am always either early or on time. Awful.
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Dr. Christiansen is not very interactive. She doesn't have much of a personality or bedside manner. She walks in, asks "how are you?" and proceeds to type on the laptop for quite a while. Then she listens to my heart/lungs, checks my eyes/ears, and sometimes looks at my fingers. I have RA and...Read More
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Never again. We are all done with this villain. My elderly parent ended up in the ER because she failed to DO HER JOB when we saw her 2 wks prior. She should have her License to practice revoked!!!!
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Dr. Christiansen does look at her laptop a lot, but she is looking over the files and medical history. It may seem like she is not listening but she is, she just absorbs the information you are saying as she looks at the medical history. She is very personable and she seems to be very...Read More
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Dr Christiansen has provided me with excellent care for the past decade.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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