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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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gout
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

59  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christiansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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
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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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Willington, CT – Aug 07, 2017
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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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Clinton, MA – Mar 17, 2017
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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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Marlborough, MA – Mar 13, 2017
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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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Feb 28, 2017
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Dr Christiansen has provided me with excellent care for the past decade.
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Ayer, MA – Nov 09, 2016
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