Dr. Wayne Christenson, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 69

Dr. Christenson
Accepting new patients

Riverwood Mental Health Center

1485 M 139 Benton Harbor, MI 49022

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(269) 925-0585

Dr. Wayne Christenson, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Benton Harbor, MI and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Lakeland Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Christenson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Christenson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christenson treats Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders) more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Christenson treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christenson treats Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Christenson treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Schizoaffective Disorder
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Christenson treats Schizoaffective Disorder more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Christenson treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Christenson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders

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Dr. Christenson's Reviews

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4.0

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  • Listened & answered questions (3)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (3)
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Highly competent and committed to helping patients. Very friendly as he observes patient for diagnostic purposes. The treatment he has offered me has proven to be highly successful.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Wayne Christenson, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Benton Harbor, MI and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1982
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
1980
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1978
U Ia Hosps Clins
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

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What are Dr. Wayne Christenson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Christenson frequently treats Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders), Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizoaffective Disorder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Christenson treats.

Where is Dr. Wayne Christenson, MD's office located?

Dr. Christenson's office is located at 1485 M 139, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Riverwood Mental Health Center

Riverwood Mental Health Center1485 M 139 Benton Harbor, MI 49022
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Riverwood Mental Health Center

Riverwood Mental Health Center115 S Saint Joseph Ave Niles, MI 49120
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Christenson is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Lakeland Medical Center

Saint Joseph, MI

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)