Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD

Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Rapid City, SD. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

2820 Mount Rushmore Rd

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 342-3280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Christiansen "Dr. Christiansen is board certified with the American Board of Urology and belongs to the Black Hills District Medical Society, American Urological Association and the South Dakota Medical Association."
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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

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

  • Washington State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of New Mexixo Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Kansas University
    Other Education | Completed 1980

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 of recommending Dr. Christiansen to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Christiansen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Rapid City |
Dr. Christiansen is an excellent clinician. Gets things done quickly, You can trust his judgement.
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I rarely visit doctors, and this excepted case, I was able to meet with Dr. Christiansen. In these rare occasions I have found some of these medical professionals in a rush to get you in-and-out ASAP, and some seem disassociated with our reasons for being there. Dr. Christiansen is the rare...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Christiansen accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • Sanford Health Plan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare PPO
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Christiansen has admitting privileges

Black Hills Surgical Hospital
216 Anamaria Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Same Day Surgery Center
651 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
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