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 27 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

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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

Treatment Frequency
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
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • 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
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dorothy Christiansen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Groton, MA and has been practicing for 27 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
1990
Presby University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1988
Presby University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1990
1988
1987

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Dr. Christiansen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christiansen

2.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
35.294117647058826%
(12)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
17.647058823529413%
(6)
1 Star
41.1764705882353%
(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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Cigna
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Humana
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