Eva Christensen, MD, PhD

Eva Christensen, MD, PhD

Dr. Christensen is a Wisconsin native. She earned her doctorate degrees in medicine and biochemistry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a residency at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She enjoys the radiation oncology field as it combines many of her passions, including caring for patients with various backgrounds, science, teamwork, technology, research and discovery.

One of Dr. Christensen’s most unique experiences was catching a piranha on her first fishing expedition during a stay in the Amazon jungle.

“Helping to guide patients on their personal journey with cancer is a privilege and an honor. I do my very best to understand each person’s individual goals, and provide guidance on the latest treatment options.”

SERVICES:

  • Treatment of all cancer types
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) trial participant

MEDICAL SCHOOL:

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • PhD in Biochemistry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

RESIDENCY:

  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • Radiation Oncology

DISTINCTIONS:

  • Special interest in breast, lung, gynecologic, gastrointestinal and head and neck malignancies
  • Special interest in intensity modulated radiotherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy
  • Completed Medical Scientist Training Program with support from the National Institutes of Health
  • Author of multiple peer-reviewed articles addressing cancer of various types and treatments
  • First generation American
  • Enjoys building Legos, exploring nature, stargazing with her children and husband, playing guitar and guitar-making
  • Married, mother of two

STYLE OF PRACTICE:

Eva has a positive and thoughtful demeanor with patients. She is focused in her work, never taking the easy path when searching for solutions.
KEY TRAITS: Calm, genuine, diligent