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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.

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

  • University of Miami School of Medicine

Internship

  • George Washington University Hospital

Residency

  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Rehabilitation
Protocols

Location
Details

3480 Yorkshire Medical Park
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 263-5140
  • Office
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm

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Revision

Dr. Christensen did a total knee replacement for me and everything turned out extremely well.

Anonymous

Highly Recommend for TKR's I am totally pleased with the care & treatment provided by Dr. Christensen and his team during the 15+ years I have been a patient. I had TKR's on both knees in past year & while the recovery was a... Highly Recommend for TKR's I am totally pleased with the care & treatment provided by Dr. Christensen and his team during the 15+ years I have been a patient. I had TKR's on both knees in past year & while the recovery was a challenging & painful process, I am 100% pleased with the results. He was always willing to listen to my concerns and questions. His PA's Matt & Evan are the best! And, Dr Christensen referred me to awesome Physical Therapists: Chris for in-home PT & Bethany for outpatient PT at Blue Grass Orthopedics.

Anonymous

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.

Anonymous

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

Dr. Christensen and his staff are excellent at what they do,- but of equal importance they seem to be very good people. Some medical experiences can be summed up as a staff that serves people but has a low level of respect for persons.... Dr. Christensen and his staff are excellent at what they do,- but of equal importance they seem to be very good people. Some medical experiences can be summed up as a staff that serves people but has a low level of respect for persons. This is NOT the case here. Dr. Christiansen reflects his commitment to good persons to serve people, and the person, by the staff members you encounter along the process to see the doctor or his capable PA Evan Hanson. I trust his medical skills, but I respect and equally value his personhood and those of his staff. Bonnie Crandall

Bonnie C.

One of the best doctors I have gone to, I felt very confident in his diagnosis and care.

Anonymous

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.

Anonymous

Great Surgeon Has done both my knees. I would highly recommended him and his PA's.

Anonymous

Finally a doctor who takes his time to listen and discuss your condition in understandable terminology.

Cori M

The Best You are the best. I appreciate everything. I feel very good about my surgery. I recommend you and your staff and team.

Anonymous

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.

Anonymous

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

CP

Excellent Doctor! Responds personally to patients questions. Highly recommend!!

Susan Sparks

He is very personable and is very kind and knows his stuff.

Anonymous

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

Sheridan Simmons