Seth A. Christensen, DO - Orthopedics - Avera Orthopedics Aberdeen - South Dakota
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Seth Christensen

Seth A. Christensen, DO


"Seeing how happy people can be when they can live like they want to, without pain, is the reason behind my career in orthopedics."

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About Me

Dr. Seth Christensen brings expert surgical skill and deep orthopedic knowledge to Avera Orthopedics – Aberdeen 8th Avenue, where surgical knee and hip replacements are the primary focus of his sub-specialization.

As a board-certified orthopedic medicine specialist, Dr. Christensen understands how the pain that goes with arthritic joint conditions can limit quality of life and lead to a lifestyle with less activity – and less joy.

That’s why his focus is on patients who want to spend time with children and grandchildren, continue a career or travel without the impediments that come with joint pain. He is fellowship-trained in the use of robotic surgical techniques which can help ensure your joint-replacement surgery is a success and that recovery time can be reduced.

No matter what orthopedic issues or injuries might bother you, Dr. Christensen can provide the quality, patient-focused care that can help you make your move toward a happier, more-active life.

Active Lifestyle

While not seeing patients, Dr. Christensen enjoys time with family, riding bicycles, taking hikes and walks and exploring. He’s also an avid reader and a gourmet in the kitchen.



Kansas City University, Kansas City, MO, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


Case Western/University Hospitals Regional Cleveland, OH, Orthopedic Surgery Residency


The CORE Institute Phoenix, AZ, Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Fellowship with Emphasis in Robotics

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

  • Certified in Robotic Assisted Hip and Knee Arthroplasty with Mako Robotics

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