Dr. Mark Christofersen, MD

Dr. Mark Christofersen, MD

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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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65 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Mark Christofersen, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 200

Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Christofersen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christofersen treats Fracture more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Christofersen treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Elbow Injuries
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christofersen treats Elbow Injuries more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Christofersen treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christofersen treats Shoulder Disorders more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Christofersen treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Christofersen's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Achilles Tenotomy
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone and Joint Repair
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bunion Surgery
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Clubfoot
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Hip Disorders
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Injury
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Hip Surgery
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphosis Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Meniscus Repair
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Lengthening
Low Back Pain
Marfan Syndrome
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Meniscus Repair
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Upper Extremity Reconstruction
Vertebral Column Tumors
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Careful attention to Patient's problem, Cost effective application of diagnostic and treatment options, Technical excellence in Surgery, focus on patient education, & a sense of Humor

Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1985
    University of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1979
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Medical School
    1978
  • 1974
    University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School
    1974

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Resident Paper, Vanderbilt Ortho Dept, June, 1984
  • Best Lecture, Osler Orthopaedic Board Review Course, 1989, 1990
  • Best Lecturer, Osler Board Review Course, Orthopaedics, 1991

Dr. Christofersen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christofersen

3.7

Based on 33 reviews

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1 Star
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Gave nothing helpful in terms of what to do. Feel more tests should have been performed to have a more complete understanding. Spent lots of time chit chatting and very little time with my daughter. When we brought up anything that didn’t go along with his narrative, he just choose not to...Read More
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Very personable and took time to explain. We appreciated not being pushed to operate. Check in staff rude and acted like we were an inconvenience.harr
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We love Dr. Christofersen. He is kind, considerate, humorous, and he explains things well. He often gives tidbits of wisdom - life advice that I find to be priceless.
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Very understanding and patient focused!
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Dr. Christofersen was a blessing to our family! He answered questions and gave explanations that made sense, and had a simple solution to our daughter’s leg problems. He is very personable and seems to care about his patients. I just wish we would have been referred to him first!
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Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Alliant Health Plans
American General
American International Group (AIG)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test
Network C
Network P
Network S
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
Medicaid of Kentucky
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
NovaNet
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Self Pay
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
Prime
Standard
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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