Dr. James Christensen, MD

Dr. James Christensen, MD

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Gynecologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o
(10)

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Dr. James Christensen, MD is a gynecologic surgery specialist in Detroit Lakes, MN and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in gynecologic surgery, gynecology, and more.

Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Clinic

1027 Washington Ave

Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hysteroscopy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 95% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Christensen "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."

3  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

38  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University of North Dakota / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Blodgett Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Christensen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • 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)

Dr. Christensen is a talented, caring Doctor whom has the patients best interest in mind. He takes the time to explain all options thoroughly, and helps to guide you in making the best decision for your life, health & circumstances. I trust him 100%.
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