Dr. Louis Christiansen, MD

Dr. Louis Christiansen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Louis Christiansen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

2001 4th Ave

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact Information

(858) 499-2777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Christiansen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Bone Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Bone Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christiansen treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Christiansen treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Christiansen's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Louis Christiansen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

University Ca San Diego Med Center
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Christiansen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christiansen

3.0

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
5%
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1 Star
45%
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I felt blessed choosing Dr Christiansen as my endocrinologist after been diagnosed in thyroid cancer. In two weeks he prepared me for the surgery with all necessary tests and scans. I was stressed over my diagnoses, but felt assured by his care and dedication. Dr Christiansen and his nurse Betty...Read More
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I would not recommend this doctor. He's really good at keeping his patients very sick and is hesitantly involved in responding to inquiries. He is also an advocate for toying with medication to include over-dosing at times as he's not familiar with conversions, based on my experience.
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Dr. Christiansen made me feel like the only person in the room and that he truly, truly CARED about me and my concerns (which I did not feel prior to seeing him regarding my issues). Probably the best dr I have seen to this day. Highly recommended!!
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Dr. Christiansen is AMAZING. I have been in his care for 6 months and can confidently say he is the best doctor I've ever had. His approach is always thorough and consistent. He will make you a priority if urgent. Dr. Christiansen diagnosed my T1 diabetes and Graves disease and was very empathetic...Read More
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Left in tears as he lacked any compassion or kindness. This made a lab result so much scarier and upsetting. He did not offer any information but expected me to have googled everything so he could refute it. As i decided I didn't want to go down that wormhole I didn't know what questions to ask so...Read More
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Aetna
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Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
Health Premier

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