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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He is an excellent surgeon. I have had two knee replacements and done great.
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!
Dr. Christensen did a total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.
Extremely knowledgeable and friendly caregivers. The wait time was minimal. This is one of the best surgeons you are going to find anywhere. I am so lucky to have found this doctor.
Nancy E Lyons
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!
Very professional, really appreciate Dr Christianson, he is very good surgeon and always professional
I would highly recommend Dr Christensen. He is kind and compassionate to his patients.
Dr. Christensen is amazing! He's so caring & the best surgeon I've ever had!
Very pleased with my surgery. First time with Dr.Christensen. My mother has used him several times and was very pleased.
Could not have asked for better service. Knee replacement went great.
Dr. Christiansen really gave me a new lease on life when he performed my total knee replacement. I am now able to do so many things I love to do but thought were lost to me.
I would highly recommend Dr. Christensen for any hip joint related problems.
One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.