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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.


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

  • University of Miami School of Medicine

Internship

  • George Washington University Hospital

Residency

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Rehabilitation
Protocols

Location
Details

3480 Yorkshire Medical Park
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 263-5140
  • Office
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm

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Revision

Very professional, really appreciate Dr Christianson, he is very good surgeon and always professional

Anonymous

I am so thankful that I went to Bluegrass orthopedics. All of the nurses and receptionist were the best and dr christainsen was amazing. I literally walked out of there after total knee replacement an hour after waking up. Loved that he... I am so thankful that I went to Bluegrass orthopedics. All of the nurses and receptionist were the best and dr christainsen was amazing. I literally walked out of there after total knee replacement an hour after waking up. Loved that he prayed with me and my wife prior to surgery

Mike Hare

Very pleased with my surgery. First time with Dr.Christensen. My mother has used him several times and was very pleased.

Carliss Crowe

My total knee surgery was a great success!

Peggy

Knee replacement surgery Dr. Christensen and team are simply awesome! I had an unknown complication that without his expertise may not have been handled as it should. In addition to being a great surgeon he is caring, pays great... Knee replacement surgery Dr. Christensen and team are simply awesome! I had an unknown complication that without his expertise may not have been handled as it should. In addition to being a great surgeon he is caring, pays great attention to detail and has a great team to guide you through the process.

Anonymous

Dr. Christensen the best for hip replacement. He has done both of mine with no complications and little pain. I would and have recommended him for hip surgery.

Anonymous

Dr. Christiansen really gave me a new lease on life when he performed my total knee replacement. I am now able to do so many things I love to do but thought were lost to me.

Valinda L.

Aside from being a phenominal surgeon he shows great compassion for his patients. For anyone needing a knee or hip, you will not find a better surgeon.

Larry

I would highly recommend Dr Christensen. He is kind and compassionate to his patients.

Anonymous

Dr. Christensen and his staff are very professional and kind. I went to him for my Partial Right Knee replacement a year ago because I had heard only good reviews. I have not been disappointed. He did a terrific surgery on me. No... Dr. Christensen and his staff are very professional and kind. I went to him for my Partial Right Knee replacement a year ago because I had heard only good reviews. I have not been disappointed. He did a terrific surgery on me. No complaints. Follow ups were great. His PA's are very professional. They took the time to answer all my questions. Would recommend Dr. Christensen and Bluegrass Orthopedics to any one that needs knee surgery.

Emily C.

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

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

Anonymous

For. Christendom is great. Spends time explains knee replacement surgery. His PA is equally great at explaining things.

Anonymous

He is an excellent surgeon. I have had two knee replacements and done great.

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