Trent Christensen, MD, CAQ

Trent Christensen, MD, CAQ

Subspecialty: Non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine

  • Specializes in non-operative orthopedics, sports injuries, fracture management, and degenerative arthritis.


  • Graduated summa cum laude from University of North Dakota
  • Received Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Duke University
  • Residency in Family Medicine: University of Minnesota - North Memorial Program

Special interests

  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Joint Injections
  • Stem cell/PRP therapy
  • Overuse injuries
  • Sports nutrition & supplementation
  • Sports concussion management
  • TENEX tenotomy
  • Team coverage (Former team physician, Duke University basketball, football and lacrosse. Former team physician, Elon University football)
  • Clinical research (Over 20 sports medicine publications and national presentations)


Dr. Christensen grew up on a farm in northern Minnesota and played football at the University of North Dakota. He lives with his wife, Kelly, in Otsego. When not working, he enjoys fishing, traveling, hiking, watching sports and consuming large quantities of good food.