Dr. Richard Christensen, MD

Dr. Richard Christensen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Christensen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

403 S 11th St Ste 100

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 429-0300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Thyroid Cyst
very high
more than 92% of peers
Female Infertility
very high
more than 91% 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 "Richard B. Christensen, MD is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. He serves as medical director of Humphreys Diabetes Education Center. Dr. Christensen earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then pursued five years of advanced fellowship training, research, and teaching in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Washington prior to entering practice in Boise."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Christensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Christensen's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Christensen to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Christensen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I can't believe this incompetent doctor still has a practice, he didn't know that beta cell can regenerate band the staff where so rude I'll never go back to this "doctor"
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I have never been more frustrated with a doctor in my life. Dr. Christensen and his nurse Christina were both rude each time I talked with them. I felt like I was a burden to them and that they really didn't want to help me. I had one test done and when it came back negative they dismissed me as a...more
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