Dr. Richard Christensen, MD

Dr. Richard Christensen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Richard Christensen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 27 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 of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Christensen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroid Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen treats Thyroid Cancer more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Christensen treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
Female Infertility
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen treats Female Infertility more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Christensen treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Thyroid Cyst
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christensen treats Thyroid Cyst more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Christensen treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Christensen's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Retina Diseases
Rickets
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 o...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Christensen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Christensen

2.9

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
42.10526315789474%
(8)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
47.36842105263158%
(9)

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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...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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