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Dr. James Christensen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
4.4 (24)
Map Pin Small Reno, NV
Accepting new patients
52 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Christensen, MD

Dr. James Christensen, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Reno, NV. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 52 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY and is affiliated with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Renown Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Christensen an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Christensen works at Practice in Reno, NV. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Christensen's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Dr Raymond Swarts MD Ltd.
    555 N Arlington Ave, Reno, NV 89503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (775) 786-1887
  2. 2
    Office
    350 W 6th St Fl 2, Reno, NV 89503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (775) 786-3040
  3. 3
    Renown South Meadows Medical Center - Medical Pavilion B
    10085 Double R Blvd, Reno, NV 89521 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (775) 786-3040

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
  • Renown Regional Medical Center

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Medial Epicondylitis Chevron Icon
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Tibia and Fibula Fractures Chevron Icon
Bunion Surgery Chevron Icon
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Myofascial Trigger Point Injection Chevron Icon
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Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone Chevron Icon
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Shoulder Arthroscopy Chevron Icon
Somatic Nerve Block Chevron Icon
Synovial Biopsy Chevron Icon
Ulnar Nerve Transposition Chevron Icon
Wrist Fusion Chevron Icon
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    4.4
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    Based on 24 ratings
    Patient Ratings (24)
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    About Dr. James Christensen, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 52 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1578544169
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Christensen, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Christensen is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Christensen has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Christensen has seen patients for Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Christensen on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Christensen. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Christensen.

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