Dr. Gary Flangas, MD

Dr. Gary Flangas, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gary Flangas, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

Las Vegas Neurosurgery & Spine Care

8285 W Arby Ave Ste 220

Las Vegas, NV 89113
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Flangas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 86% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 68% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
more than 48% of peers

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  • Neurosurgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Compression Fracture
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Texas-San Antonio Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Texas-San Antonio Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flangas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flangas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flangas to family and friends
based on 44 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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Dr. Flangas' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Las Vegas, NV |
Before having the back surgery, I was nervous, I had seen another surgeon that simply did not care as long as he was getting that paycheck. I searched for surgeons that my insurance covers and came across Dr. Flangas, I made an appointment and he sat down with me, explained everything including...more
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Dr. Flangas is extremely professional and pleasant. He takes time to ask and answer questions. He explains exactly what to expect. I had a c5-7 fusion surgery in 2014 and a c4-5 fusion in 2017. Dr. Flangas spent time making sure I understood what needed to take place during my recovery. I...more
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I've been active all my life and at 83 I started having difficulties walking and suffering from chronic fatigue. After examination and a MRI, I was referred to Dr. Flangas who diagnosed my condition as lumbar spinal stenosis requiring very delicate and risky spinal surgery (like removing gum from...more
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I feel very fortunate to have found Dr.Flangas. I researched doctors from here to UCLA and I am very happy with my choice to stay in Las Vegas and have my surgery. From diagnosis through surgery he has been awesome. As a nurse I know the importance of having a good surgeon that you can believe in....more
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I originally saw Dr. Flangas to get a second opinion on a disc herniation to see if I had to do surgery. He spent 30+ minutes going over everything and my MRI that i felt like i was ready to move forward with the surgery with the other doctor. Unfortunately the other doctor had huge scheduling...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Flangas accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus
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