Dr. Geoffrey Van Flandern, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Van Flandern, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Geoffrey Van Flandern, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

830 Boylston St Ste 106

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Contact Information

(617) 277-1205

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Van Flandern's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 Hands
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis


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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Northwestern U/McGaw Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern U/McGaw Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New England Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Flandern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Flandern's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Flandern to family and friends
40 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Van Flandern's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Took 9 months to abate moderately severe pain after a hemi knee replacement. H never believed the pain was that bad. Some time later when I was in severe pain & needed help before a long trip I saw his PA who took an x-ray & showed it to him. VF said the hemi was fine & do some PT. When I...more
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I chose Dr. Van Flandern based on recommendations from others. Anterior THR, three weeks ago. I've already recommended him to others. I thought he was highly responsive to my questions, highly professional, and also have been very impressed with the support that his office and staff provide. I'm...more
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Just had my four/five year follow-up!! Five yrs for my bilateral hip replacements, and four yrs for bilateral knee replacements. Dr. van Flandern is not only an excellent surgeon, but also a compassionate, caring one. Yes, I have had to wait for my appt, but I have never felt rushed during my...more
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I was appalled by his lack of compassion and professionalism. I had a hip labral repair and suffered with pain for months after surgery. He continuously downplayed my pain and was very disrespectful. Dr Van Flandern was not pro-active in my care and 9 months out I am still in pain. I was so put...more
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Dr van flandern just did my third revision of my left hip. He is an amazing surgeon who is both incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate at the same time. He happened to be off for the weekend after he did my surgery but he called me at the hospital every morning to check in with me. I am very...more
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