Dr. Jim Christensen, MD

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Internal Medicine | Male

Dr. Jim Christensen, MD

Dr. Jim Christensen, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Henderson, NV. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Christensen is affiliated with University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, MountainView Hospital and St. Rose Dominican, Rose de Lima Campus.

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    Dr. Christensen's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends
    3.7
    based on 38 total reviews (7 with comments)
    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
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (7)
    in Henderson, Nevada |
    He had Saturday appointments. He was very caring and did not rush through our appointment. He spent the time needed to get to the bottom of my allergies.
    Las Vegas, NV |
    Takes forever to get into this Dr !!!!!! Heaven forbid if you have an asthmatic espisode, call, and tell the staff this via the phone. They STILL won't get you in . Your screwed . Find another DOC.
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    My PCP referred me to Dr. Christensen for a very concerning problem I have. It took me 4 months to get this appointment with Dr. Christensen at his Cathedral Rock location. After two full hours of waiting, I was advised that the doctor had students, and was running VERY behind. Also, that she was NOT sure when he would get to me? That if I could NOT wait to see the doctor, I could leave! WOW! I realize the doctor's time is more important than mine, but HOW INCONSIDERATE that was!
    in Henderson, NV |
    He took the time to explain why I have the symptoms that I have and what is the best course of treatment. I was doing some of the things already and he indicated that there are a couple of additional things that could help. He suggested lower cost medicine (same formula).
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    I went to Dr. Christensen for 7 years for allergy shots but was getting worse. I begged him to help me. All he said was "Keep getting the allergy shots." I finally went to 2 other allergy specialists who told me that I don't have allergies, that I have vasomotor rhinitis, allergy shots don't help. I have very weak lungs due to having polio. Dr. C once saw me after I had pneumonia and didn't even listen to my lungs. Said to med stud. "Her lung function is horrible!" then walked out the door
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    Dr. Christensen has been wonderful with my daughter. He has been treating her asthma for nearly 4 years now and she loves him and so do my husband and I.
    in las vegas, nv |
    I have been referred to him twice now. The first time my referral was cancelled by his office because I didn't schedule soon enough. I tried scheduling 4 times, but they couldn't find me in their system until it was too late supposedly. The second time I was referred, the doctor cancelled the referral because he looked at the tests and said he didn't need to talk to me. The tests didn't even test for what I wanted to talk to him about, but his office didn't listen to me. Not helpful at all.
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    Dr. Christensen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Allergy & Immunology and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Sanctions

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    Board Certifications

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    • Allergy & Immunology
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • All Types of Food Poisoning
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
    • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
    • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
    • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Angioedema
    • Asthma
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Bronchitis
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatitis Due to Food
    • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
    • Deviated Septum
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
    • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
    • Eye Infections
    • Hives
    • Hypogammaglobulinemia
    • IgA Deficiency
    • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
    • Itchy Skin
    • Nasopharyngitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pollen Allergy
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Rash
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin Infections
    • Toxic Effect of Venom

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1984

    • Internship Hospital
      Jewish Hospital Washington University

      Completed in 1985

    • Residency Hospital
      Jewish Hospital Washington University

      Completed in 1987

    • Fellowship Hospital
      National Jewish Center

      Completed in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine
    • Allergy & Immunology

    Procedures Performed

    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
    • Allergy Skin Testing
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Desensitization
    • Drug or Food Challenge
    • Patch Testing