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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
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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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Without reservation, I highly recommend Dr. Christensen and his staff! It is reassuring to have a doctor hold your hand and pray specifically for you just before he does surgery! From my very first emergency appointment, through surgery... Without reservation, I highly recommend Dr. Christensen and his staff! It is reassuring to have a doctor hold your hand and pray specifically for you just before he does surgery! From my very first emergency appointment, through surgery and follow-up I’ve had exemplary care! Everyone in Dr. Christensen’s office cared about me! Matt was my Physician Assistant, he is amazing ! Brittany and Tammy Fugate helped to make my knee replacement a positive experience!!! I am Thankful!

Donna

Very professional and listened to what I had to say and answered all my questions.They definitely know what they are doing. I would highly recommend.

Anonymous

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

Anonymous

The office staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Christensen's assistant, Brittany, is amazing! She always answers my questions and if I call and she's not available, she calls me back ASAP. Dr. Christensen is amazing. Very smart... The office staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Dr. Christensen's assistant, Brittany, is amazing! She always answers my questions and if I call and she's not available, she calls me back ASAP. Dr. Christensen is amazing. Very smart man and you can tell he knows what he is talking about. Very caring doctor. Top notch folks.

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

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

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!

Anonymous

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

CP

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

Wonderful! He really takes the time to offer his patients the best care. Would not consider anyone else for hip or knee. His skills are amazing, plus he really demonstrates that he wants his patients to get better!

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

Anonymous

Impressive and skilled! I went to Dr. Christensen on the recommendations of several friends and family members. These people I trust and the trust paid off. After initial office visit the schedule was set in motion. A date was set and... Impressive and skilled! I went to Dr. Christensen on the recommendations of several friends and family members. These people I trust and the trust paid off. After initial office visit the schedule was set in motion. A date was set and due to a cancelation I was taken two weeks early. Today I am home with no regrets and a new respect for Dr. Christensen. I highly recommend him and St.Joe East for your surgeries.

Anonymous

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

Sheridan Simmons

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.

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