Joani M. Christensen, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Common Procedures

  • Microsurgery
  • Oncologic reconstruction
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Lymphedema and lymphatic surgery
  • Mohs surgery reconstruction
  • Trunk reconstruction
  • Extremity reconstruction
  • General reconstruction


Medical School: 2014 Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


2020 Plastic Surgery, Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Boston, MA


2021, Microvascular Reconstruction, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Professional Memberships

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Association for Academic Surgery
American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation Candidate member
The International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
American College of Surgeons
Association of Women Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Medical Women’s Association


Areas of Research Interest

Lymphedema surgery, breast reconstruction, lower extremity reconstruction, patient-reported outcomes



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center
4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Suite 6G

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building 4
1044 North Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital
10 Hospital Drive
St. Peters, MO 63376

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To request an appointment with Dr. Christensen, please call 314-362-7388