Bryan L. Christensen, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 803.365.8660
Fax: 803.227.4178

Bachelor of Science, Biology
Furman University, Greenville, SC 

Medical Degree
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
Texas Tech University and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX.

Additional training at
St. Joseph Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
Stryker MAKO SmartRobotics™ System


Dr. Christensen is board certified in orthopedic surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He is also certified to perform procedures using the MAKO SmartRobotics™ System for robotic-assisted total hip and total knee surgery. 


Bachelor of Science, Biology
Furman University, Greenville, SC 

Medical Degree
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Residency, Orthopedic Surgery
Texas Tech University and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX.

Additional training at
St. Joseph Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.
Stryker MAKO SmartRobotics™ System

Dr. Christensen is board certified in orthopedic surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He is also certified to perform procedures using the MAKO SmartRobotics™ System for robotic-assisted total hip and total knee surgery. 

Dr. Christensen provides a full range of orthopedic services and care.  He is Board Certified in orthopedic surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Christensen attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and was an ROTC scholar. He received his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD where he trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as well as Bethesda Naval Medical Center. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at a joint program between Texas Tech University and William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX. He also trained at the St. Joseph Children's Hospital in Phoenix, AZ and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Christensen served as a United States Army orthopedic surgeon for 15 years, which included deployments to Afghanistan and Kuwait, and served as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital.

After two years, he transferred to Moncrief Army Community Hospital in Columbia, SC where he served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery as well as Chief of Surgery for 8 years. He received several Meritorious Service Medals as well as the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters during his distinguished military career.

Joint Replacement 
Sports Medicine 
Fracture Care 
Carpal Tunnel 
Ligament reconstruction
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery 
Non-Surgical Treatment options 

Dr. Christensen served as a United States Army orthopedic surgeon for 15 years, which included deployments to Afghanistan and Kuwait, and served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital. After two years, he transferred to Moncrief Army Community Hospital in Columbia, SC where he served as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as Chief of Surgery for 8 years. He received several Meritorious Service Medals as well as the Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters during his distinguished military career.

His military service awards include: 
Meritorious Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Army Commendation Medal – 5
Army Superior Unit Award – 1
National Defense Service Medal – 2
Global War on Terrorism – 1
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Ribbon – 1

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – 2011
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons – 2009
Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons – 2006
Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons – 2000
American Medical Association – 1996



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