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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

Medical School

  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency

  • Duke University Medical Center

Fellowship

  • New England Baptist Hospital - Aufranc Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction

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

Risks of Knee Replacement

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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. Christemsen did a total knee replacement on Oct. 2007. I had surgery on Mon., got out of hospital on Thurs. and was at our church yard sale on Sat., without a cane or walker. He had prayer for me before surgery. I thank GOD for the... Dr. Christemsen did a total knee replacement on Oct. 2007. I had surgery on Mon., got out of hospital on Thurs. and was at our church yard sale on Sat., without a cane or walker. He had prayer for me before surgery. I thank GOD for the knowledge and talent that HE has given to Dr. Christensen. I think most importantly you need to do the therapy as I think it helps you to have a speedy recovery. I'm now going to have surgery on my other knee soon. I highly recommend him and his staff.

Mitzi

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. Christiansen corrected a previous botched total knee replacement for me. He is very caring and tries to figure out the problem quickly. It does take some time to get in to see him but it is worth it. He knows what he is doing and I... Dr. Christiansen corrected a previous botched total knee replacement for me. He is very caring and tries to figure out the problem quickly. It does take some time to get in to see him but it is worth it. He knows what he is doing and I will and have recommended him.

Anonymous

I prayed all spring and summer for god to lead someone across my path with the best of best doctor that was a godly man/woman for my knees ,I'm so thankful he answered my prayers, he was not only a Christian but he prayed for the... I prayed all spring and summer for god to lead someone across my path with the best of best doctor that was a godly man/woman for my knees ,I'm so thankful he answered my prayers, he was not only a Christian but he prayed for the patient and prayed for his staff that helped him during surgery. I called and got right in to see Dr Christian Christensen ...I loved him, trusted him, loved his staff and three days later he partially replaced one of my knees !! I would highly recommend this wonderful doctor

Anonymous

Excellent physician. Cares for his patients and provides great professional service to them. Would recommend highly!

CP

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 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!❣️🎃

Anonymous

I was so very impressed with all the staff. Everyone was efficient, knowledgeable, helpful, well organized and friendly. Everything you could ask for in the medical field.

Anonymous

Excellent Care He takes a conservative approach to surgery. He encourages you to do all you can to help yourself before running to do surgery. His support staff is kind and competent. If surgery is required in the future, He will do... Excellent Care He takes a conservative approach to surgery. He encourages you to do all you can to help yourself before running to do surgery. His support staff is kind and competent. If surgery is required in the future, He will do the surgery!!! Excellent care provided.

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

Excellent Doctor! Responds personally to patients questions. Highly recommend!!

Susan Sparks

Great as always! I have logged many million of steps since surgery 2013

Darrell

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 total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.

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