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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One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.
Extremely pleased with professional and medical skills. His staff awesome too!
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.
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!
Dr. Christensen did a total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.
First time visit. Dr. Christensen very professional. Staff very courteous. Would definitely recommend.
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.
Dr. Christensen is incredible- he’s an awesome surgeon and great with patients . He put me at ease regarding my upcoming knee replacement. He’s the best.
Doctor C is highly focused, exchanges questions and answers easily and is a consummate clinical surgeon.
Dr. Christensen did a total hip replacement on me 5 years ago. I highly recommend him! Yesterday I saw Matt, the PA for some issues with my left leg. I was very impressed with him too!