Dr. Brody Flanagin, MD

Dr. Brody Flanagin, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(22)
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Dr. Brody Flanagin, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

3900 Junius St Ste 500

Dallas, TX 75246

Contact Information

(469) 800-7200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Texas True Choice
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Broken Arm
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more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
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more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
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Dr. Flanagin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Flanagin " 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."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Flanagin "Dr. Flanagin specializes in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of all disorders of the shoulder. He has advanced training in arthroscopic, reconstructive, and replacement surgery of the shoulder. Dr. Flanagin is committed to providing personal and compassionate care in order to meet the individual needs of his patients and help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Baylor University Medical Center/WB Carrell Memorial Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flanagin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flanagin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flanagin to family and friends
5.0
based on 22 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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    (22)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Flanagin's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Flanagin was timely, thorough, conservative, and thoughtful. The overall office operation is one of the best I've experienced.
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Very professional, listens to questions/concerns, provides logical answers and concise information on medical issue(s), a no nonsense yet personable physician with a dry wit and integrity. He will not rush to surgery unless warranted. And, will not order a bunch of unnecessary tests. I highly...more
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I have worried about this shoulder replacement surgery for a long time, I had a total reverse socket & ball replacement. I didn't need to use the morphine button after surgery. I only needed two pain pills, one after the three hour ride home and the other after I walked into the dresser in the...more
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Is very slow, patient, and kind while giving shoulder steroid shots! They don't hurt a bit!
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Extremely knowledgeable; his techniques are cutting edge (pun intended). Truly, they are. He is caring and careful, as well as personable. I'd recommend him without reservation to anyone as a first choice surgeon.
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