Dr. Vern Christensen

Podiatry
Amory, MS
26 years experience male

Locations

Foot Specialists of Mississippi

Amory, MS

Address

1107 Earl Frye Blvd, Suite 1, Amory, MS
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(662) 257-2399

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Assurant Inc

Cigna

Medicare

Mississippi Insurance

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Tricare

UMR

UnitedHealthcare

Wellmark Inc

About

Bio

Dr. Christensen has been practicing podiatric medicine and surgery for 21 years. He is dual board certified in foot surgery and wound management. His areas of interest are reconstructive surgery, limb preservation, diabetic foot, and sports injuries. He currently serves as Chief of Staff at North Mississippi Medical Center-Gilmore Amory.

Specialties
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Podiatry

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vern Christensen
26 years experience Podiatry
Stress to body: Trauma of any kind to the body can create stress. A low grade fever would not be unusual associated with a stress on the body. Although if it increa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vern Christensen
26 years experience Podiatry
Postural changes: The nerves which innervate the heel area are in the lower lumbar and sacral region. This is where your bulging disks are located and are likely pres ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vern Christensen
26 years experience Podiatry
Start with alignment: Excessive pronation is the motion you are describing and it causes poor alignment beginning at the feet creating problems with the knees, hips and low ... Read More
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Great doctor and surgeon! Really cares about his patients, and he uses his knowledge and training to deliver expert care.
Mar 3, 2015
dedicated and smart
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Christensen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) I read psychiatrist somewhere else They must have mint podiatrist.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I have an appt in 2 days. I'm ready for relief!!
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Thank you for your answer this clears up a lot of confusion! :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine,
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

FLORIDA HOSPITAL

Awards

Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America
Outstanding Leadership Award, OUM Insurance Group
President's Award for Outstanding Leadership, Florida Pathology Associates

Affiliations

American College Of Foot And Ankle Surgeons- Fellow
American Society of Podiatric Surgeons-Fellow
American Board of Wound Management-Diplomate
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