Dr. Diane Flanigen, MD

Dr. Diane Flanigen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Diane Flanigen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

1835 Maple Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 95% of peers
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more than 93% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Flanigen "Dr. Diane Flanigen, owner of Flanigen Eye Care, treats a wide range of medical and surgical conditions of the eye. Using state of the art Ophthalmic equipment, Flanigen Eye Care was the first Ophthalmology practice in WNY to use the Medent Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system and we are 100% government compliant. Dr. Flanigen is dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality, and most advanced eye care with individual respect and compassion. Your medical care requires a relationship of confidence and trust between you and your doctor. Dr. Diane Flanigen graduated from the prestigious Henry Ford Hospital's Ophthalmology Program in 1988 and was Chief Resident in 1989. Dr. Flanigen offers her patients a personal approach to your eye care. Your eyes are very important, let her focus on yours!"
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5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Flanigen does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • St. John Fisher College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Erie County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Chief Resident, Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008, 2009
  • On-Time Physician, 2009, 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Flanigen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flanigen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flanigen to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Flanigen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I showed up 10 minutes early to my apt only to wait an hour prior to seeing a nurse; then taken to another room to wait a half an hour and still the Dr isn't ready to see me. At this point I need to leave to go to work and had to reschedule an apt at the earliest 4 weeks later. I pay out of pocket...more
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I was looking for a new eye doctor because I was really dissatisfied with my current doctor. I hit the jackpot with Dr. Flanigen. It was a thorough evaluation. She did a wonderful job taking the time to review my condition and test results. I had a very short wait before being seen by the...more
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Friendly staff; highly professional and yet pleasant environment; all credentials prominently displayed in waiting room;efficient process for examinations and recording of same; patient - friendly intake process. Exceptionally accomodating of emergency situation. Am most happy to have established...more
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Very thorough, easy to talk to, caring, very professional.
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