Dr. Scott Christensen completed his undergraduate studies at Utah State University in 2003. He then attended the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland while on an Army scholarship, graduating in 2008. He did his three year Family Practice Residency at Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas, finishing in 1997. He was then a staff physician for five years at Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. While stationed in Oklahoma he was deployed for nine months to Afghanistan. He ended his active-duty Army time at Martin Army Community Hospital for two years on teaching staff in the Family Practice residency program. After leaving the Army in 2018 he moved to Boise for one year of fellowship training in Geriatrics. He moved to Pocatello and joined InterMountain Medical Clinic in 2019 after finishing his Geriatrics training.
Dr. Christensen enjoys full-spectrum family medicine with an emphasis on the care of older adults. His wife, Rebecca, has accompanied him to the various places that his career has taken him, and they had three children along the way. Dr. Christensen is an Eastern Idaho native; born and raised in the Driggs area. He enjoys many of the outdoor activities that Idaho has to offer, including snowboarding and cycling.