Christian P. Christensen, M.D.
Hip and Knee Specialist
Orthopedic surgeon 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.
Dr. Christensen does participate in workers compensation, quality assurance programs, and second opinions.
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- 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
- St. Joseph East
- Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
- Duke University Medical Center
- New England Baptist Hospital - Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction
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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.
First time visit. Dr. Christensen very professional. Staff very courteous. Would definitely recommend.
Doctor C is highly focused, exchanges questions and answers easily and is a consummate clinical surgeon.
He is an excellent surgeon. I have had two knee replacements and done great.
I really felt that Dr. Christensen had my best interest at heart. I was very pleased.
Dr Christensen and his staff are wonderful. I just had my left hip replaced. The procedure went well and the staff was very good to me.
I cannot believe how much better my leg & hip feel after just having the cortisone injected today! Thanks to all involved in my procedure this date!❣️🎃
Very pleased with my surgery. First time with Dr.Christensen. My mother has used him several times and was very pleased.
I would highly recommend Dr Christensen. He is kind and compassionate to his patients.
One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.
Very professional, really appreciate Dr Christianson, he is very good surgeon and always professional