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Brody Flanagin, MD

Shoulder Surgery, Elbow Surgery
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Brody Flanagin, MD is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic, reconstructive, and replacement surgery of the shoulder and elbow. He has a particular interest in complex arthroscopic and open reconstructive and replacement surgery of the shoulder as well as treatment of fractures involving the shoulder. Dr. Flanagin earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine before completing his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Yale University School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in Shoulder & Elbow surgery in Dallas at the Carrell Clinic/Baylor University Medical Center. Following his fellowship, Dr. Flanagin spent additional time with Dr. Gilles Walch and Prof. Pascal Boileau in France before starting his practice learning advanced shoulder reconstructive techniques. Dr. Flanagin treats patients of all ages and levels of activity who are trying to overcome traumatic and degenerative injuries involving the shoulder and elbow. Dr. Flanagin believes in providing personal and compassionate care which is tailored specifically in order to meet the individual needs of his patients and help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle. He is an active fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons (ASES). He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters and has presented at national meetings.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Uptown
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: U. Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine (2007)
  • Education: University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine (2007)
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale New Haven Hospital (2012)
  • Fellowship: Should & Elbow Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center (2013)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare.As part of that vision, Baylor Scott &White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Brody Flanagin, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Stryker CorporationConsulting

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Reviews(217)
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Dec 25, 2020
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Dec 19, 2020
visits and procedures went smooth and without problemsonly wished we could have had a Little more explanation of my injury and the procedure to fix it
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Dec 17, 2020
Dr Flanagan is the best no other way to describe him
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Dec 16, 2020
He explained my rotator cuff tear with professionalism, courtesy, and understandability. He presented the treatment options and included my opinion in how it was treated.
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Dec 16, 2020
very knowledgeable and friendly.wait time was short, great customer service
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Dec 14, 2020
Provided good plan of care and alleviated my anxieties regarding surgical results.
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Dec 11, 2020
excellent
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Dec 9, 2020
Dr. Flanagin and the staff are outstanding!
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Dec 9, 2020
I always feel that Dr Brody and his staff are focused on you during an appointmentment. Never feel rushed and everything is completely explained.
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Dec 9, 2020
everyone is friendly! Dr Flanigin listens and let's you be part of the final decision
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Nov 27, 2020
Very attentive to my situation and is taking a very reasoned approach to my situation.
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Nov 26, 2020
Dr. Flanagan is an excellent doctor. During my follow up visit after surgery he took time to answer all my questions. He, also, showed me pictures of the surgery site.
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Nov 26, 2020
Superb surgeon; allows me to ask as many questions as I like and fully answers each; so appreciate his honesty and willingness to be direct about my situation; cannot be more appreciative of what he was able to do with a significantly damaged shoulder regardless of how long it lasts; forever grateful!
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Nov 25, 2020
Friendly, caring, and thorough
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Nov 23, 2020
caring, good communicator, came highly recommended
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Nov 19, 2020
professional, personable
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Nov 18, 2020
Courteous, knowledgeable, positive attitude, helpful, caring, personal.
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Nov 18, 2020
very nice office. dr flanigen is great
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Nov 12, 2020
Dr Flanagan always relates to my specific needs and successfully treats accordingly. Seems to have genuine concern and takes all treatment options in consideration best for me. Great bedside manner. hope he remains on Baylor staff as long as I remain patient.
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Nov 2, 2020
very clear instructions about care. Excellent care and advice.
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Nov 1, 2020
excellent
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Oct 21, 2020
outstanding service provided
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Oct 13, 2020
Great doctor; great staff
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Oct 12, 2020
wow
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Oct 7, 2020
I appreciate the time he takes to talk with me and feel like inhad his full attention during the visit.
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Oct 7, 2020
He is very professional and very caring.
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Oct 6, 2020
Dr. Flanagan listened to my healing journey and responded with honest and valuable information. His bedside manner is compassionate, honest, clear and direct. His care transcends in-house treatment.
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Oct 1, 2020
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Sep 29, 2020
Knowledge, communication, and caring attitude
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Sep 29, 2020
Dr Flanagin is wonderful. I could not have asked for better treatment in this entire surgery process. His staff is great as well. I knew that everything being done was in my best interest.
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Sep 25, 2020
Dr. Flanagan was concerned that I not be in pain any longer and he referred me for an MRI so that I could get the issue resolved ASAP
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Sep 25, 2020
Very comfortable and knowledgeable!
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Sep 25, 2020
He was very comforting and actually very sweet. His approach to my shoulder pain was uncomplicated and reassuring. I thought he was great.
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Sep 23, 2020
I recommended Dr Flanagan to a family member and she really likes him
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Sep 23, 2020
very happy with everything
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Sep 21, 2020
He is a good listener. When I asked questions, he would comment or as questions for clarifications before answering.
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Sep 20, 2020
Dr. was awesome and very caring.
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Sep 19, 2020
Outstanding in every aspect of therapy. I am satisfied completely and will definitely return in the future.
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Sep 18, 2020
office visits went smoothly and care provider and staff were all friendly and informative.
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Sep 18, 2020
very caring and easy to talk to.
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Sep 16, 2020
warm and personable. good explanation of injury and surgery needed.
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Sep 16, 2020
visit was excellent !! hardly any wait time in reception area. very prompt . Dr excellent as well
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Sep 16, 2020
Dr. Flanagan was very personable and knew right away what was going on with my situation.
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Sep 12, 2020
excellent bedside manner. I appreciated Dr Flanigan's phone call when he introduces himself to me.
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Sep 3, 2020
excellent
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Sep 3, 2020
excellent
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Sep 3, 2020
able to make a wise and thoughtful decision regarding treatment plan for shoulder pathology
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Aug 30, 2020
very attentive, and honest with treatment plan. not automatically recommending surgery.
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Aug 27, 2020
Superb surgeon who is also very caring; honest and upfront; very appreciative of his surgery and continued care
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Aug 27, 2020
Caring and takes time to explain and answers all questions.
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Aug 26, 2020
It can be difficult to find a good specialist, and I'm grateful to be under the care of Dr. Flanagin.
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Aug 20, 2020
Assessed my problem and gave me immediate pain relief.
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr Flanagin was very caring and concerned about my situation and offered choices to me to proceed with my care.
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Aug 5, 2020
I was very impressed by Dr Flanigan, I have never had a phone call by a dr, himself!!!!!!thank you Dr.Flanigan
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Jul 31, 2020
Always a pleasant experience, though no one likes to see a doctor. I feel blessed to've found this one.
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Jul 30, 2020
Experience was good
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Jul 30, 2020
dr. Flanagan and Baylor white and Scott all treated me with the utmost respect. I do not believe I could have been cared for any better anywhere else.
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Jul 30, 2020
Dr. Flanagin is great!
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Jul 30, 2020
he was nice but I felt rushed.
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