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

Services & Specialties

Location

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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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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Revision

Risks of Knee Replacement

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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.

Anonymous

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

First time visit. Dr. Christensen very professional. Staff very courteous. Would definitely recommend.

Anonymous

Dr. Christensen and his staff are excellent at what they do,- but of equal importance they seem to be very good people. Some medical experiences can be summed up as a staff that serves people but has a low level of respect for persons.... Dr. Christensen and his staff are excellent at what they do,- but of equal importance they seem to be very good people. Some medical experiences can be summed up as a staff that serves people but has a low level of respect for persons. This is NOT the case here. Dr. Christiansen reflects his commitment to good persons to serve people, and the person, by the staff members you encounter along the process to see the doctor or his capable PA Evan Hanson. I trust his medical skills, but I respect and equally value his personhood and those of his staff. Bonnie Crandall

Bonnie C.

Doctor C is highly focused, exchanges questions and answers easily and is a consummate clinical surgeon.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

I really felt that Dr. Christensen had my best interest at heart. I was very pleased.

Sandra Bruner

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.

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

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

Carliss Crowe

Professional, Caring

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.

Anonymous

One of the finest doctors, if not “the” finest doctor I have ever had. I had prior hip replacements, years ago. I needed a hip revision and couldn’t find a doctor to attempt to do surgery on me, because of the complications I... One of the finest doctors, if not “the” finest doctor I have ever had. I had prior hip replacements, years ago. I needed a hip revision and couldn’t find a doctor to attempt to do surgery on me, because of the complications I previously had and some I was still having. I was referred to Dr. Christensen, he went above and beyond to help me. He has a great bedside manner and is such a wonderful, caring physician. I would refer him to anyone and I will always remember how nice he has been to me. Thank you so much Dr. Christensen, May God bless you!

Anonymous

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

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