Dr. Frank Christensen, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery •  Male • Age 71
  
Dr. Christensen
Accepting new patients

Carolina Vision

2047 Valleygate Dr Fayetteville, NC 28304

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(919) 933-1294

Dr. Frank Christensen, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Fayetteville, NC and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Duke Health Raleigh Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Christensen to book an appointment.


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Dr. Christensen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Christensen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eyelid Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen performs Eyelid Surgery more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Christensen performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen performs Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Christensen performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen performs Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Christensen performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Christensen's conditions and procedures:

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

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Excellent. Took plenty of time to explain procedure and give options.
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Jun 19, 2019
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Dr. Christensen may be great... since I never actually got to see him, I don’t know. Had an appointment scheduled six weeks out for 12 PM. I arrived at 11:50 and sat in the waiting room. After half an hour no one had ever appeared to even check me in. I was told the staff was at lunch and would be back in 20 to 30 minutes. Finally the office manager arrived to talk to me but made it clear I would still be waiting a while. When I asked if I could be rescheduled since I did not have time to wait, I was told it would be another six weeks before they could get me in. I understand that doctors get off schedule and that sometimes there is a wait, but not even being checked in half an hour past my appointment time is unacceptable. No thanks. I will ask my doctor for another recommendation.
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Jun 04, 2019
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30 years ago, I developed ptosis (drooping) in both eyelids, sufficient enough to cause vision impairment. I also had puffy fat pads under both eyes, a condition that runs in my family. These conditions made me look about 20 years older than my age of 35. The results after Dr. Christensen's repair were dramatic. I looked better than I had looked when I was 20! Now that I am 67, the conditions are returning, but it is amazing that his surgery lasted for over 30 years. I loved my experience with D
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Mar 22, 2019
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I would like to express my delight with recent surgery Dr. Frank Christenson preformed on me in December, 2017. I had previously had a face lift and brow lift fifteen years back and had uneven brows and other concern. He did not hesitate to talk out my issues, and was one of few doctors willing to do a second procedure even though the risks of having a good outcome were challenging, and scare tissue was present. Now, seven months later, the healing is complete and my face looks great.
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M.Savage in Fayetteville, NC – Jul 27, 2018
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I’m very satisfied with the entire experience. Dr. Christensen and his entire staff were very informative and took their time to fully explain the procedure. The results are better than I had hoped for and I’m now more confident and no longer hide behind glasses. I highly recommend him.
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A. Smith in Fayetteville, NC – Mar 06, 2018
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Dr. Frank Christensen is a gifted surgeon who takes an unusual amount of time to educate and consult with his patients. Beyond happy with surgery results!
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Greensboro, NC – Jun 09, 2017
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DR Christensen and his staff are top notch..from the start every thing explained and he took a lot of time with me at the start and the follow up..was very satisfied with my results and will recommend him and this practice to any one
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w r parsons in Garner, NC – May 02, 2017
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I can see better now then I have in years after Dr. Christensen's surgery to my upper eyelids.
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Alana Solomon in Fayetteville, NC – Apr 05, 2017
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I had an eyelid lift done by Dr. Christensen in November. He was very informative before and after surgery. Surgery was successful and I would recommend his services to anyone seeking any type of plastic surgery.
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Carolyn McLamb in Fayetteville, NC – Jan 30, 2017
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Very competent but also very cordial and caring . Great experience all around
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Deborah Tangeman in Fayetteville, NC – Dec 31, 2016
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He is very conscientious. He really takes the time to explain all aspects of the surgery. He has a great bedside manner and is very attentive.
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David K in Fuquay Varina, NC – Jul 01, 2016
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Dr Christensen gave me a lot of information and options to resolve my issues. He is very knowledgeable and experienced in his field. The work that he performed is beautiful and made a major difference. The entire staff worked to get the result that I wanted. I had no complications
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Charlene S in Knightdale, NC – Jun 06, 2016
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I am very happy with Dr. Christensen! He explained exactly what needed to be done to fix my Jone's Tube situation. He was very thorough in evaluating during surgery what he couldn't see in the office and explained in detail after the procedure about removing old scar tissue to make the tube fit properly. Dr. Christensen took the time to really listen to me about my eye tube issues and explained in detail the options available to me. He is a very personable, caring and experienced doctor.
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Cathy R in Raleigh, NC – Apr 18, 2016
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Professional and explained everything with the procedure. Very confident in his ability to provide me with excellent care and service. Following my procedure, I knew exactly what to expect and everything was as he explained it.
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Dr. Frank Christensen, MD is a Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Fayetteville, NC and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine medical school in 1976. H...Read more

Specialties

  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ocularistry

Education

1982
University Of Illinois
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Duke Eye Center
Residency Hospital
1977
L D S Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Practice

Carolina Vision2047 Valleygate Dr Fayetteville, NC 28304
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Garner Eye Center918 7th Ave Garner, NC 27529
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Kelly Eye Center8851 Ellstree Ln Ste 200 Raleigh, NC 27617
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Carolina Glaucoma, PA1907 S 17th St Ste 3 Wilmington, NC 28401
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

Raleigh, NC

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Duke Regional Hospital

Durham, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center

Bolivia, NC

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

The Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

Greensboro, NC

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)