Dr. John Christiansen, MD

Dr. John Christiansen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. John Christiansen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

555 E Pikes Peak Ave Ste 102

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 97% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Christiansen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Utah Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Natl Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christiansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christiansen's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christiansen to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Christiansen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I met Dr Christiansen after my eye socket was broken. I went in for face surgery and he was asked to assist with the eye socket. 30+ years later I am still his patient. He really cares about the health of your eyes.
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The care my mother received from the Dr has,been amazing. The optician, Dru, is a different story. It took her 3 weeks to get her glasses, after multiple phone messages being left and no return call. When she arrived to get them he was very irritated when she told him that his business practice...more
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The Dr is old school but very knowledgeable and his bedside manner is awesome! I left feeling that my exam was very thorough and all of my concerns were addressed. His staff was so nice and did their best to make sure I was out of there on time for my next appointment. I shopped the optical shop...more
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Dr. Christiansen was a very nice doctor but I would only recommend for basic eye needs like eye exams and glasses prescriptions. I saw him for dry eye (a condition one would expect an ophthalmologist in Colorado to have experience in) and he had to refer me to someone else. He is an older doc and...more
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