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Jennifer Christenson DO - Head and Neck Surgery
Member of Orlando Health Medical Group Member of Orlando Health Medical Group

Jennifer R. Christenson, DO -

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Address: 22 W. Underwood St.
4th Floor
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 321.841.7171

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Jennifer R. Christenson, DO, is a head and neck surgeon with Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center.

After graduating with honors from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Dr. Christenson completed a general surgery internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville. She then completed an Otolaryngology residency at Detroit Medical Center, where she served as chief resident for one year. Prior to joining Orlando Health, Dr. Christenson served as a clinical fellow in head and neck surgery and microvascular reconstruction at Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland.

Dr. Christenson is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Head and Neck Society, American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, and American Osteopathic Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition to English, she is fluent in Spanish

Academic Information

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Medical Education

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

Vanderbilt University

Residency

Detroit Medical Center

Fellowship

Oregon Health Science University Hospital

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Carcinoid Tumor

Carcinoid Tumor

Depending on size and location, carcinoid tumors may require a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. 

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Endocrine

Endocrine

At Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, we treat both benign and malignant endocrine tumors.

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Head and Neck Cancer

Head and Neck Cancer

Our multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists who specialize in head and neck cancers will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your condition.

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Neck Cancer

Neck Cancer

Our multidisciplinary team of oncology specialists will develop a treatment plan based on the condition and stage of your cancer, whether it's in the larynx, pharynx, tonsils or lymph nodes.

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Oral Cavity

Oral Cavity

Our oncologists will develop an individualized treatment plan based on the site and stage of your oral cancer and your overall health.

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Parathyroid Disease

Parathyroid Disease

Our oncology team will develop a plan to first reduce excess calcium in your blood and then treat the parathyroid cancer, possibly through surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

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Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

Robotic Head and Neck Surgery

Robotic surgery to treat throat cancer is becoming a treatment of choice because of its minimal side effects and positive patient outcomes. 

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Salivary Gland

Salivary Gland

Our specialized, multidisciplinary oncology team will develop a personalized plan to remove your tumor, whether it’s in the parotid, sublingual or submandibular glands.

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Throat

Throat

Throat cancer can occur in the larynx, pharynx, tonsils or lymph nodes. After a diagnosis, our multidisciplinary oncology team will develop a treatment plan that works best for your care.

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Thymoma

Thymoma

Our multidisciplinary team of medical, surgical and radiation oncologists will develop a personalized plan to remove this rare cancer from the thymus gland.

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Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer

If you've been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, our oncology team will develop a personalized treatment plan, which may include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy.

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