About Brian Christensen MD | Rexburg, ID General Surgeon
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Dr. Christensen is also known

as the Pumpkin Surgeon.

Meet Dr. Brian Christensen

Dr. Brian Christensen is a home grown native of Rexburg, Idaho.  He grew up on a dairy farm in the Hibbard area.  He attended Ricks College and then completed his under graduate education at Utah State University.  He considers himself fortunate to be able to receive his medical doctorate from the University of Utah in 1993.  His surgical training was then obtained in Phoenix, Arizona.


Brian’s interests outside of medicine include Gardening, Growing giant pumpkins (largest 1,071 pounds), hunting, fishing, and hiking.  To see his personal pumpkin page follow the link The Pumpkin Surgeon


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The American Board of Surgery


• He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons: what does this mean?  


Fellow of the American College of Surgeons often listed as "FACS", is a title used to indicate that the  surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by said College. In order to apply for membership, a surgeon typically must be certified by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties.


• A member of the American Medical Association


• A member of the Idaho Medical Association