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Dr. Brad Christopherson sees optometry patients at Marshfield Medical Center-River Region Stevens Point Campus.

A native of Wausau, Dr. Christopherson enjoys practicing in both Stevens Point. He earned his optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids.

After his undergraduate schooling at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, he worked as a genotyping technologist at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation. After having the opportunity to follow Optometrist Lance Lubach, O.D., he decided he wanted to go back to school to train as an optometrist.

“I think that growing up in Wausau, I can relate pretty well to my patients,” he said. “I’m really thrilled to be practicing in Stevens Point, where I live, so I can spend more time with my family.”

He enjoys outdoor activities including hunting and fishing, and playing tennis.

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  • Professional Societies
    American Optometric Association Wisconsin Optometric Association

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.9
out of 5 (208 ratings, 56 comments)
4.9
Provider explanations of my problem
4.9
Provider concern for my questions
4.8
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.9
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.8
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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October 7, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is a very exceptional optometrist. He is the best eye-care provider that I have had in [several] years. His recommendations and referrals have been without equal. He is a true gem. EXCELLENT.
October 7, 2021
I was very pleased with Dr. Christopherson.
October 8, 2021
Always enjoy my experience start to finish. Great dr.
October 13, 2021
Great guy so much knowledge great bedside manner.
October 15, 2021
Very confident in Dr. Christopherson.
October 15, 2021
Informative, friendly, professional but warm.
October 19, 2021
Pleased/satisfied.
October 19, 2021
It's so nice to feel like a family member in the office. Super care, compared to my previous eye doctor.
November 2, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I look forward to seeing him again.
November 12, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very professional and caring. His sense of humor makes me feel very comfortable and what he does. Keep this doctor for ever!!!
November 13, 2021
Awesome doctor!
November 17, 2021
Good
November 20, 2021
Dr. Christopherson and his staff are great. Very thorough, friendly and considerate.
November 23, 2021
All very good.
December 7, 2021
Always excellent.
December 14, 2021
I was SO impressed with Dr. Christopherson. My first visit, but his care has made sure I'll return.
January 6, 2022
Dr. Brad is very thorough, dedicated and committed to his patients. My kids enjoy their visit and keep talking of their experience for at least a week.
January 6, 2022
Brad is the best ever.
January 10, 2022
Very caring & professional.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is incredibly kind, caring, thorough and funny. He has taken such good care of me and my glaucoma problems. He listens, takes his time and explains so well. He is the best!
February 1, 2022
Best ever had. Will return!
February 15, 2022
He listened to my concerns. Explain things to me in a matter that I understood. Very carrying eye doctor. Glad I switched to him.
February 19, 2022
Dr. Christopherson actually made me feel good about the condition of my eyes when I left the appointment! I haven't been reassured like that ever at an eye appointment,
February 21, 2022
Excellent
February 22, 2022
Dr. C. was excellent in his examination and explanations of his findings.
February 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is the best eye Dr. I have seen in the past 20 years. He is very personable and thorough. I have had retina problems in the past which he keeps a close eye on to make sure all is well. I would recommend him to anyone needing to see an eye Dr.
February 25, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very clear as to my eye concern and urgency of treatment.
February 28, 2022
Best eye doctor
March 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is outstanding.
March 11, 2022
No problems/difficulties.
April 5, 2022
Super great doctor!
April 13, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very thorough
April 18, 2022
Overall excellent!! Goes the extra mile to answer my questions.
April 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson explained the results of my eye exam in a matter easily understood. He was very friendly but professional in dealing with me.
April 29, 2022
No problems
May 11, 2022
I have already referred/recommended Dr. Christopherson to others.
May 17, 2022
Very impressed that the provider reviewed my notes from my last exam with a different provider. That helped with the conversation of my concerns.
June 24, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is one of the providers that I enjoy seeing.
June 27, 2022
Everything went well.
July 17, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very concerned about my eye issue, was very personable & caring and very honest and _____ when he didn't know an answer to question(s). He was responsible for recommending a specialist for my eye issues who was very excellent.
August 2, 2022
Very friendly and gave me a number of options to choose from.
August 12, 2022
Good.
August 13, 2022
Dr Christopherson and his assistant provide superb care.
August 16, 2022
Dr Christopherson is a wonderful eye doctor. I've referred others to him as well
August 16, 2022
He was th best dr. so far & I have seen a lot of drs.
August 23, 2022
Yes, and a friend asked why I saw a provider so far from home. I told her because he's good, he personable.
August 25, 2022
Absolutely a caring and considerate Doctor
September 7, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a fabulous provider which is why I drive to Stevens Point to see him for my eye care. The gal at the Optical Center there was so wonderful helping me get my glasses adjusted and new lenses ordered without having to wait.
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a very kind & personable doctor who also knows his job very well. He interacts great with people of all ages!
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was outstanding! Can't say enough good about him. Very caring, compassionate and explained everything very well. Thank you!
October 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson took extra time to explain changes in my vision.
October 11, 2022
Very personable. I was very relaxed and could ask any question.
October 17, 2022
Recommended Dr Christopherson to my son. He's, also, very happy with Dr Christopherson.
October 21, 2022
I recommend him to everyone!! Excellent!!
October 21, 2022
A very good experience with all involved in my visit.
October 27, 2022
This "doc" is terrific - have seen him for years now -
October 7, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is a very exceptional optometrist. He is the best eye-care provider that I have had in [several] years. His recommendations and referrals have been without equal. He is a true gem. EXCELLENT.
October 7, 2021
I was very pleased with Dr. Christopherson.
October 8, 2021
Always enjoy my experience start to finish. Great dr.
October 13, 2021
Great guy so much knowledge great bedside manner.
October 15, 2021
Very confident in Dr. Christopherson.
October 15, 2021
Informative, friendly, professional but warm.
October 19, 2021
Pleased/satisfied.
October 19, 2021
It's so nice to feel like a family member in the office. Super care, compared to my previous eye doctor.
November 2, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I look forward to seeing him again.
November 12, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very professional and caring. His sense of humor makes me feel very comfortable and what he does. Keep this doctor for ever!!!
November 13, 2021
Awesome doctor!
November 17, 2021
Good
November 20, 2021
Dr. Christopherson and his staff are great. Very thorough, friendly and considerate.
November 23, 2021
All very good.
December 7, 2021
Always excellent.
December 14, 2021
I was SO impressed with Dr. Christopherson. My first visit, but his care has made sure I'll return.
January 6, 2022
Dr. Brad is very thorough, dedicated and committed to his patients. My kids enjoy their visit and keep talking of their experience for at least a week.
January 6, 2022
Brad is the best ever.
January 10, 2022
Very caring & professional.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is incredibly kind, caring, thorough and funny. He has taken such good care of me and my glaucoma problems. He listens, takes his time and explains so well. He is the best!
February 1, 2022
Best ever had. Will return!
February 15, 2022
He listened to my concerns. Explain things to me in a matter that I understood. Very carrying eye doctor. Glad I switched to him.
February 19, 2022
Dr. Christopherson actually made me feel good about the condition of my eyes when I left the appointment! I haven't been reassured like that ever at an eye appointment,
February 21, 2022
Excellent
February 22, 2022
Dr. C. was excellent in his examination and explanations of his findings.
February 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is the best eye Dr. I have seen in the past 20 years. He is very personable and thorough. I have had retina problems in the past which he keeps a close eye on to make sure all is well. I would recommend him to anyone needing to see an eye Dr.
February 25, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very clear as to my eye concern and urgency of treatment.
February 28, 2022
Best eye doctor
March 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is outstanding.
March 11, 2022
No problems/difficulties.
April 5, 2022
Super great doctor!
April 13, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very thorough
April 18, 2022
Overall excellent!! Goes the extra mile to answer my questions.
April 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson explained the results of my eye exam in a matter easily understood. He was very friendly but professional in dealing with me.
April 29, 2022
No problems
May 11, 2022
I have already referred/recommended Dr. Christopherson to others.
May 17, 2022
Very impressed that the provider reviewed my notes from my last exam with a different provider. That helped with the conversation of my concerns.
June 24, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is one of the providers that I enjoy seeing.
June 27, 2022
Everything went well.
July 17, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very concerned about my eye issue, was very personable & caring and very honest and _____ when he didn't know an answer to question(s). He was responsible for recommending a specialist for my eye issues who was very excellent.
August 2, 2022
Very friendly and gave me a number of options to choose from.
August 12, 2022
Good.
August 13, 2022
Dr Christopherson and his assistant provide superb care.
August 16, 2022
Dr Christopherson is a wonderful eye doctor. I've referred others to him as well
August 16, 2022
He was th best dr. so far & I have seen a lot of drs.
August 23, 2022
Yes, and a friend asked why I saw a provider so far from home. I told her because he's good, he personable.
August 25, 2022
Absolutely a caring and considerate Doctor
September 7, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a fabulous provider which is why I drive to Stevens Point to see him for my eye care. The gal at the Optical Center there was so wonderful helping me get my glasses adjusted and new lenses ordered without having to wait.
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a very kind & personable doctor who also knows his job very well. He interacts great with people of all ages!
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was outstanding! Can't say enough good about him. Very caring, compassionate and explained everything very well. Thank you!
October 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson took extra time to explain changes in my vision.
October 11, 2022
Very personable. I was very relaxed and could ask any question.
October 17, 2022
Recommended Dr Christopherson to my son. He's, also, very happy with Dr Christopherson.
October 21, 2022
I recommend him to everyone!! Excellent!!
October 21, 2022
A very good experience with all involved in my visit.
October 27, 2022
This "doc" is terrific - have seen him for years now -
October 7, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is a very exceptional optometrist. He is the best eye-care provider that I have had in [several] years. His recommendations and referrals have been without equal. He is a true gem. EXCELLENT.
October 7, 2021
I was very pleased with Dr. Christopherson.
October 8, 2021
Always enjoy my experience start to finish. Great dr.
October 13, 2021
Great guy so much knowledge great bedside manner.
October 15, 2021
Very confident in Dr. Christopherson.
October 15, 2021
Informative, friendly, professional but warm.
October 19, 2021
Pleased/satisfied.
October 19, 2021
It's so nice to feel like a family member in the office. Super care, compared to my previous eye doctor.
November 2, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I look forward to seeing him again.
November 12, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very professional and caring. His sense of humor makes me feel very comfortable and what he does. Keep this doctor for ever!!!
November 13, 2021
Awesome doctor!
November 17, 2021
Good
November 20, 2021
Dr. Christopherson and his staff are great. Very thorough, friendly and considerate.
November 23, 2021
All very good.
December 7, 2021
Always excellent.
December 14, 2021
I was SO impressed with Dr. Christopherson. My first visit, but his care has made sure I'll return.
January 6, 2022
Dr. Brad is very thorough, dedicated and committed to his patients. My kids enjoy their visit and keep talking of their experience for at least a week.
January 6, 2022
Brad is the best ever.
January 10, 2022
Very caring & professional.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is incredibly kind, caring, thorough and funny. He has taken such good care of me and my glaucoma problems. He listens, takes his time and explains so well. He is the best!
February 1, 2022
Best ever had. Will return!
February 15, 2022
He listened to my concerns. Explain things to me in a matter that I understood. Very carrying eye doctor. Glad I switched to him.
February 19, 2022
Dr. Christopherson actually made me feel good about the condition of my eyes when I left the appointment! I haven't been reassured like that ever at an eye appointment,
February 21, 2022
Excellent
February 22, 2022
Dr. C. was excellent in his examination and explanations of his findings.
February 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is the best eye Dr. I have seen in the past 20 years. He is very personable and thorough. I have had retina problems in the past which he keeps a close eye on to make sure all is well. I would recommend him to anyone needing to see an eye Dr.
February 25, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very clear as to my eye concern and urgency of treatment.
February 28, 2022
Best eye doctor
March 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is outstanding.
March 11, 2022
No problems/difficulties.
April 5, 2022
Super great doctor!
April 13, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very thorough
April 18, 2022
Overall excellent!! Goes the extra mile to answer my questions.
April 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson explained the results of my eye exam in a matter easily understood. He was very friendly but professional in dealing with me.
April 29, 2022
No problems
May 11, 2022
I have already referred/recommended Dr. Christopherson to others.
May 17, 2022
Very impressed that the provider reviewed my notes from my last exam with a different provider. That helped with the conversation of my concerns.
June 24, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is one of the providers that I enjoy seeing.
June 27, 2022
Everything went well.
July 17, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very concerned about my eye issue, was very personable & caring and very honest and _____ when he didn't know an answer to question(s). He was responsible for recommending a specialist for my eye issues who was very excellent.
August 2, 2022
Very friendly and gave me a number of options to choose from.
August 12, 2022
Good.
August 13, 2022
Dr Christopherson and his assistant provide superb care.
August 16, 2022
Dr Christopherson is a wonderful eye doctor. I've referred others to him as well
August 16, 2022
He was th best dr. so far & I have seen a lot of drs.
August 23, 2022
Yes, and a friend asked why I saw a provider so far from home. I told her because he's good, he personable.
August 25, 2022
Absolutely a caring and considerate Doctor
September 7, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a fabulous provider which is why I drive to Stevens Point to see him for my eye care. The gal at the Optical Center there was so wonderful helping me get my glasses adjusted and new lenses ordered without having to wait.
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a very kind & personable doctor who also knows his job very well. He interacts great with people of all ages!
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was outstanding! Can't say enough good about him. Very caring, compassionate and explained everything very well. Thank you!
October 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson took extra time to explain changes in my vision.
October 11, 2022
Very personable. I was very relaxed and could ask any question.
October 17, 2022
Recommended Dr Christopherson to my son. He's, also, very happy with Dr Christopherson.
October 21, 2022
I recommend him to everyone!! Excellent!!
October 21, 2022
A very good experience with all involved in my visit.
October 27, 2022
This "doc" is terrific - have seen him for years now -
October 27, 2022
This "doc" is terrific - have seen him for years now -
October 21, 2022
A very good experience with all involved in my visit.
October 21, 2022
I recommend him to everyone!! Excellent!!
October 17, 2022
Recommended Dr Christopherson to my son. He's, also, very happy with Dr Christopherson.
October 11, 2022
Very personable. I was very relaxed and could ask any question.
October 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson took extra time to explain changes in my vision.
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was outstanding! Can't say enough good about him. Very caring, compassionate and explained everything very well. Thank you!
September 27, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a very kind & personable doctor who also knows his job very well. He interacts great with people of all ages!
September 7, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is a fabulous provider which is why I drive to Stevens Point to see him for my eye care. The gal at the Optical Center there was so wonderful helping me get my glasses adjusted and new lenses ordered without having to wait.
August 25, 2022
Absolutely a caring and considerate Doctor
August 23, 2022
Yes, and a friend asked why I saw a provider so far from home. I told her because he's good, he personable.
August 16, 2022
He was th best dr. so far & I have seen a lot of drs.
August 16, 2022
Dr Christopherson is a wonderful eye doctor. I've referred others to him as well
August 13, 2022
Dr Christopherson and his assistant provide superb care.
August 12, 2022
Good.
August 2, 2022
Very friendly and gave me a number of options to choose from.
July 17, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very concerned about my eye issue, was very personable & caring and very honest and _____ when he didn't know an answer to question(s). He was responsible for recommending a specialist for my eye issues who was very excellent.
June 27, 2022
Everything went well.
June 24, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is one of the providers that I enjoy seeing.
May 17, 2022
Very impressed that the provider reviewed my notes from my last exam with a different provider. That helped with the conversation of my concerns.
May 11, 2022
I have already referred/recommended Dr. Christopherson to others.
April 29, 2022
No problems
April 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson explained the results of my eye exam in a matter easily understood. He was very friendly but professional in dealing with me.
April 18, 2022
Overall excellent!! Goes the extra mile to answer my questions.
April 13, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very thorough
April 5, 2022
Super great doctor!
March 11, 2022
No problems/difficulties.
March 1, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is outstanding.
February 28, 2022
Best eye doctor
February 25, 2022
Dr. Christopherson was very clear as to my eye concern and urgency of treatment.
February 22, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is the best eye Dr. I have seen in the past 20 years. He is very personable and thorough. I have had retina problems in the past which he keeps a close eye on to make sure all is well. I would recommend him to anyone needing to see an eye Dr.
February 22, 2022
Dr. C. was excellent in his examination and explanations of his findings.
February 21, 2022
Excellent
February 19, 2022
Dr. Christopherson actually made me feel good about the condition of my eyes when I left the appointment! I haven't been reassured like that ever at an eye appointment,
February 15, 2022
He listened to my concerns. Explain things to me in a matter that I understood. Very carrying eye doctor. Glad I switched to him.
February 1, 2022
Best ever had. Will return!
January 12, 2022
Dr. Christopherson is incredibly kind, caring, thorough and funny. He has taken such good care of me and my glaucoma problems. He listens, takes his time and explains so well. He is the best!
January 10, 2022
Very caring & professional.
January 6, 2022
Dr. Brad is very thorough, dedicated and committed to his patients. My kids enjoy their visit and keep talking of their experience for at least a week.
January 6, 2022
Brad is the best ever.
December 14, 2021
I was SO impressed with Dr. Christopherson. My first visit, but his care has made sure I'll return.
December 7, 2021
Always excellent.
November 23, 2021
All very good.
November 20, 2021
Dr. Christopherson and his staff are great. Very thorough, friendly and considerate.
November 17, 2021
Good
November 13, 2021
Awesome doctor!
November 12, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very professional and caring. His sense of humor makes me feel very comfortable and what he does. Keep this doctor for ever!!!
November 2, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. I look forward to seeing him again.
October 19, 2021
It's so nice to feel like a family member in the office. Super care, compared to my previous eye doctor.
October 19, 2021
Pleased/satisfied.
October 15, 2021
Informative, friendly, professional but warm.
October 15, 2021
Very confident in Dr. Christopherson.
October 13, 2021
Great guy so much knowledge great bedside manner.
October 8, 2021
Always enjoy my experience start to finish. Great dr.
October 7, 2021
I was very pleased with Dr. Christopherson.
October 7, 2021
Dr. Christopherson is a very exceptional optometrist. He is the best eye-care provider that I have had in [several] years. His recommendations and referrals have been without equal. He is a true gem. EXCELLENT.

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