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Christian P. Christensen, M.D.
Hip and Knee Specialist

Dr. Christensen does participate in workers compensation, quality assurance programs, and second opinions.

Dr. Christensen earned his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1992. He went on to complete his postgraduate residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He then performed a hip and knee adult reconstruction fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston from 1998 to 2003. He moved to Lexington in 2003 after joining the Lexington Clinic and worked there until 2016.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is an expert in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery including direct anterior hip replacement and partial knee replacement. He also specializes in complex revision hip and knee replacement. He has authored numerous papers and made presentations at national meetings involving joint replacement. Dr. Christensen's Hospital affiliation is St. Joseph East Hospital.


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Specialties

  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Complex Revision Hip Replacement Surgery
  • Complex Revision Knee Replacement Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph East
  • Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center

Medical Degree

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship

  • New England Baptist Hospital - Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction

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Location
Details

3480 Yorkshire Medical Park
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 263-5140
  • Office
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    *Office may close 4:30PM on Friday
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm

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Dr. Christensen is amazing! He's so caring & the best surgeon I've ever had!

Anonymous

Excellent results from my bilateral knee replacement. A caring physician with superb skills and bedside manner! Prayed with me before surgery, which I found to be quite comforting!

Anonymous

Dr. Christensen did a total hip replacement on me 5 years ago. I highly recommend him! Yesterday I saw Matt, the PA for some issues with my left leg. I was very impressed with him too!

Cupcake

Great experience, done as outpatient surgery in the surgery center. Very good, I was well informed about what was going to happen and what to prepare for. I have not had any issues with the surgery and feel great. Had other issues that... Great experience, done as outpatient surgery in the surgery center. Very good, I was well informed about what was going to happen and what to prepare for. I have not had any issues with the surgery and feel great. Had other issues that the staff (Laura) helped me with and went out of her way to make sure I was taken care of. Would recommend Dr. Christensen to anyone having a hip replacement.

Anonymous

I would highly recommend Dr. Christensen for any hip joint related problems.

Anonymous

I went to Dr. C for knee replacement after I was referred. Amazing doctor. I can now do what I love and that is cycling. You are Simply the Best. You and your staff are amazing. Thank you!

Pegi Singleton

Dr. Christensen did a hip replacement for me in 2006 and bilateral knee replacement on 4/28/17. Today is 6/30/17 and I am done with therapy and doing most anything I want. I can't say enough good things about his work and I am telling... Dr. Christensen did a hip replacement for me in 2006 and bilateral knee replacement on 4/28/17. Today is 6/30/17 and I am done with therapy and doing most anything I want. I can't say enough good things about his work and I am telling everybody I know.

Satisfied Patient

This was the second knee replacement that Dr Christensen has done. Both are so much better than before. Dr. Christensen is great at putting worries at ease before surgery.

Anonymous

Dr. Christensen is very knowledgeable and professional. His surgery skills are highly regarded.

Anonymous

My total knee surgery was a great success!

Peggy

Finally a doctor who takes his time to listen and discuss your condition in understandable terminology.

Cori M

The Best You are the best. I appreciate everything. I feel very good about my surgery. I recommend you and your staff and team.

Anonymous

I was very pleased with my surgery and experience with Dr. Christensen.

Sheridan Simmons

Had a total knee replacement and the surgery went very well. Very nice doctor with great bedside manner.

Anonymous

I highly recommend Dr. Christensen. Excellent service, care, expertise, professionalism, and personal attention. Had total hip surgery with no complications and speedy recovery. What a blessing!

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