Dr. Vern Christensen, DPM

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Dr. Vern Christensen, DPM

Dr. Vern M. Christensen was born in Southern California and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He furthered his education by receiving a Masters of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Business Government Relations in Healthcare from the Marriott School of Management at BYU. Dr. Christensen then obtained his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Florida. As a medical student, he was elected President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association and received numerous leadership awards for his service. Dr. Christensen graduated with honors and completed his podiatric surgical residency with Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Board Certified in both Podiatric Surgery and Wound Care, Dr. Christensen specializes in all aspects of medical and surgical treatment of the foot. His areas of interest are sports medicine, limb preservation, reconstructive surgery and the diabetic foot. Dr. Christensen is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, American Professional Wound Care Association and American Academy of Wound Management. He is also a member of and involved with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Mississippi Podiatric Medical Association. In 2014, Dr. Christensen was elected President of the Mississippi Podiatric Medical Association and met with Governor Phil Bryant to discuss diabetes in Mississippi and the role podiatrists have in treating diabetic patients. Dr. Christensen has practiced in the Amory area since 1998, and he enjoys volunteering and contributing to the local community. Married with three children, Dr. Christensen's personal life is filled with family, church and sporting activities.

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Dr. Christensen's Care Philosophy

Dr. Christensen and the podiatry professionals at Foot Specialists of Mississippi are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's feet. We want our patients to be informed about podiatric problems and treatments because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being.

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4.4
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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
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Shannon, MS |
Great doctor-wish all my doctors were as caring as Dr. Christensen
Amory, MS |
Dr. Christensen is very friendly and professional. You can tell that he genuinely cares about his patients and their health.
in Smithville, MS |
Dr. Christensen has always provided me excellent healthcare service. He is very attentive to his patients' needs and you can tell that he is genuinely concerned about helping you by fixing your medical condition. Friendliest and most knowledgeable doctor I have ever seen, I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Vern M. Christensen was born in Southern California and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He furthered his education by receiving a Masters of Public Administration degree with an emphasis in Business Government Relations in Healthcare from the Marriott School of Management at BYU. Dr. Christensen then obtained his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine in Miami, Florida. As a medical student, he was elected President of the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association and received numerous leadership awards for his service. Dr. Christensen graduated with honors and completed his podiatric surgical residency with Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida. 

Board Certified in both Podiatric Surgery and Wound Care, Dr. Christensen specializes in all aspects of medical and surgical treatment of the foot. His areas of interest are sports medicine, limb preservation, reconstructive surgery and the diabetic foot. Dr. Christensen is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Society of Podiatric Surgeons, American Professional Wound Care Association and American Academy of Wound Management. He is also a member of and involved with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Mississippi Podiatric Medical Association. In 2014, Dr. Christensen was elected President of the Mississippi Podiatric Medical Association and met with Governor Phil Bryant to discuss diabetes in Mississippi and the role podiatrists have in treating diabetic patients.

Dr. Christensen has practiced in the Amory area since 1998, and he enjoys volunteering and contributing to the local community. Married with three children, Dr. Christensen's personal life is filled with family, church and sporting activities.

Dr. Christensen's Care Philosophy

Dr. Christensen and the podiatry professionals at Foot Specialists of Mississippi are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We believe that a doctor and patient become a team for treating an individual's feet.

We want our patients to be informed about podiatric problems and treatments because informed patients make better decisions about their health and well being.

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 Podiatric Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Education

  • Medical School
    Barry University / School Of Graduate Medical Science

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Florida Hospital East Orlando

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University-Bachelor Of Science

    Graduated in 1987

    Brigham Young University-Masters Of Public Administration

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision