Dr. Deidre Flanagan, MD

Dr. Deidre Flanagan, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Deidre Flanagan, MD is a general surgery specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.Read her story

1501 S Madison St Fl 3

Appleton, WI 54915

Contact Information

(920) 730-4435

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Breast Diseases
more than 70% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 57% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 31% of peers

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Dr. Flanagan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Flanagan "Deidre Flanagan, MD is a board-certified general surgeon. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the the American Society of Breast Surgeons. A native of Illinois, Dr. Flanagan finished her training in 1999 and moved to Wisconsin to join Affinity Medical Group. Dr. Flanagan has developed a broad and active practice, performing more than 400 cases a year. She has a particular passion for breast cancer care with additional training in oncoplastic breast surgery and Hidden Scar certification. Further areas of interest include daVinci robotic surgery and surgical management of diseases of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. She has held several leadership roles within Affinity: Director of the Breast Cancer Conference, Director of the Vascular Laboratory, membership on the St. Elizabeth Foundation Board and the Physician Governance Council and the Medical Executive Committee as chairman of the Department of Surgery, Outside of work, Dr. Flanagan enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. Favorite activities include waterskiing at the lake, shooting sports, running and finding time for a good book."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Flanagan "I believe that in surgery, as with any aspect of healthcare, we function best as a team. You can expect me to listen to your concerns and to complete a thorough evaluation before making recommendations. I will expect your honesty and compliance in your care. Together we can assure the best possible outcomes!"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Blodgett St Marys Genl Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Blodgett St Marys Genl Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Certification In Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2017
  • Hidden Scar Certification
    Other Education | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Distinction in Honors Biology - University of Illinois, 1990
  • Institutional Honors - SIU School of Medicine, 1994
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Deidre Flanagan, MD
Doctor Flanagan is a doctor from God. She gave me calmness of my heart after I repeatedly had 3 small surgeries and one big breast surgery because of mastitis. Only she told me that in case it repeats again, this condition is treatable. It seems like in the whole clinic only doctor Flanagan is...Read More
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Tashkent – Jan 22, 2018
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Dr Flanagan talks to you! She explains every aspect of your surgery. She lets you know exactly what to expect, or not to expect. She is not only a competent surgeon, but a warm and caring person as well.
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Mary Rugger in Appleton – Nov 15, 2017
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What a great doctor. She listens to you, and doesn't talk at you. Staff. How can I say enough nice things. Example. I called with a kind of an out of the box request. The staff knew me well enough that this was a red flag for them. They called back, got a family member, and sure enough,...Read More
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Debbie in Appleton, WI – Jun 07, 2016
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