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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- 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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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.
First time visit. Dr. Christensen very professional. Staff very courteous. Would definitely recommend.
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.
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!
Excellent physician. Cares for his patients and provides great professional service to them. Would recommend highly!
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!
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!
Dr. Christensen did a total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.
I was very pleased with my surgery and experience with Dr. Christensen.
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.