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.
- 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
- University of Miami School of Medicine
- George Washington University Hospital
- Mayo Clinic, Rochester
What Causes Knee and Hip Arthritis?
Activity After Surgery
Pain After Surgery
When Am I Ready for Surgery?
Dr. Christensen did a total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.
I have been extremely happy with the treatment from Dr Christiansen and he always puts my mind at ease. His PA"s are excellent and provide confidence in treatment. I would recommend him with pleasure.
One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.
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.
Great Surgeon Has done both my knees. I would highly recommended him and his PA's.
Finally a doctor who takes his time to listen and discuss your condition in understandable terminology.
The Best You are the best. I appreciate everything. I feel very good about my surgery. I recommend you and your staff and team.
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.
Excellent physician. Cares for his patients and provides great professional service to them. Would recommend highly!
Excellent Doctor! Responds personally to patients questions. Highly recommend!!
He is very personable and is very kind and knows his stuff.
I was very pleased with my surgery and experience with Dr. Christensen.