Dr. Eric Christensen, MD

Dr. Eric Christensen, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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56 y/o
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Dr. Eric Christensen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

Midwest Medical Specialists PA

5330 N Oak Trfy Ste 201

Kansas City, MO 64118
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Christensen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Christensen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

79  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Kansas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Wesley Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Kansas Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends
32 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Christensen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I came to Dr. Christensen with a swelling sensation in my throat, he diagnosed me with hashimotos and the swelling and itchiness continued, I do not feel that he took all the needed steps to figure out what was really causing this sensation, he told me that I should have my thyroid removed, I...more
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