Dr. Christensen received his medical degree from Creighton University and did his residency at University of California Davis Medical Center. He also completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Merritt Hospital and Highland General Hospital in Oakland, CA.
He served two years in the United States Navy as a staff orthopedic surgeon and has been practicing at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic since 1979. He is the past Chief of Staff at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. He is subspecialty trained in hand surgery and board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.