Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD

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Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD

Urology | Male

Rapid City Medical Center, LLP, Rapid City, SD 2820 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701 Get Directions
(605) 342-3280

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Dr. Christiansen specializes in Urology and practices in Rapid City, SD. He practices at 1 location.

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3.4 based on 5 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Christiansen
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (5)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (5)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Christiansen's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Gary Christiansen, MD says

Thank you for your comments. We realize how important your feedback is to our continued improvement and success.

Our vision at RCMC is to build strong, lifelong relationships with our patients. Your comments help our entire staff to learn what our patients appreciate and deserve.

We want to maintain your trust and confidence, so when you refer your family and friends you will have no doubt that they will receive the same dedication and respect that you have to come to expect from us.

Thank you for allowing Rapid City Medical Center to participate in your healthcare.

Jennifer Hanson

Customer Service Manager

Rapid City Medical Center

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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • 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)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • 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
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of New Mexico Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of New Mexico Hospital

    Completed in 1992

    University Of New Mexixo Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Washington State University

    Graduated in 1976

  • Other Education
    Kansas University

    Completed in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Urology
  • Malpractice claims in South Dakota not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Christiansen's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Christiansen

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Christiansen says...

Thank you for your comments. We realize how important your feedback is to our continued improvement and success.

Our vision at RCMC is to build strong, lifelong relationships with our patients. Your comments help our entire staff to learn what our patients appreciate and deserve.

We want to maintain your trust and confidence, so when you refer your family and friends you will have no doubt that they will receive the same dedication and respect that you have to come to expect from us.

Thank you for allowing Rapid City Medical Center to participate in your healthcare.

Jennifer Hanson

Customer Service Manager

Rapid City Medical Center