Dr. Brent Christensen, DPM
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Dr. Brent Christensen, DPM

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Podiatry | Male

1777 E Clark St Ste 220 Pocatello, ID 83201 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Always try conservative care approach first. When that fails, then surgical options are presented to the patients.

Biography

Dr. Brent Christensen was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, and raised on a farm in Marsh Valley. He graduated from Marsh Valley high school in 1988 and then spent two years as a missionary in France. The next four years were spent at Idaho State University studying Zoology and Biology. He then completed a four year degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the California School of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco, CA. in 1999. The next three years were spent completing an extensive surgical residency program based at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Christensen decided to return to the place he loved the most and has been in private practice in Pocatello since 2002. Dr. Christensen and his wife have 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. He is active in youth sports, coaching football and basketball. He enjoys gardening, college football and most of all spending time with his family.

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Dr. Christensen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
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    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Christensen has his patients' best interest in heart. He sincerely cares about them. He takes time to talk to his patients. The staff is also great to work with!
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Dr. Christensen says...

Dr. Brent Christensen was born in Mountain Home, Idaho, and raised on a farm in

Marsh Valley. He graduated from Marsh Valley high school in 1988 and then

spent two years as a missionary in France. The next four years were spent at Idaho

State University studying Zoology and Biology. He then completed a four year

degree as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from the California School of Podiatric

Medicine in San Francisco, CA. in 1999. The next three years were spent

completing an extensive surgical residency program based at St. Mary's Medical

Center in San Francisco.

He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and is board

certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Christensen

decided to return to the place he loved the most and has been in private practice in

Pocatello since 2002.

Dr. Christensen and his wife have 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl. He is active in

youth sports, coaching football and basketball. He enjoys gardening, college

football and most of all spending time with his family.

Dr. Christensen's Care Philosophy

Always try conservative care approach first. When that fails, then surgical options are presented to the patients.

Dr. Christensen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Podiatry
  •  Board certified in Foot Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Idaho not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Foot Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcer
  • Plantar Fasciitis

Education

  • Medical School
    California College Of Podiatric Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    St Mary's Medical Center

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Idaho State University

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision