Dr. James Flanagan Jr, MD

Dr. James Flanagan Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. James Flanagan Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1973 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

805 Saint Vincents Dr

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Flanagan Jr'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Flanagan Jr "Dr Flanagan's Top 5 Areas of Expertise: 1) Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach; 2) Total Knee Replacement, Minimally Invvasive; 3) Total shoulder replacement; 4) Arthroscopic joint surgery; 5) Total wrist replacement"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
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31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • London Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flanagan Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flanagan Jr's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flanagan Jr to family and friends
32 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Flanagan Jr'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Flanagan has treated me for over 15 years. He was my mother's doctor 19 years ago. He treated her with medical excellence and amazing kindness. She lost both of her feet and his compassion was a constant comfort. I have two new knees which healed without any issues or complications. His support...more
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Horrible man! I was at the hospital supposed to have surgery and waited for 3 hours for him to tell me he wouldn't do surgery!!! When he told me I was very upset & crying and he showed no compassion!!! I wouldn't let him operate on anyone!
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I would highly recommend Dr. James Flanagan Jr. to all family and friends. Dr. Flanagan performed a complete hip replacement on my right hip. His method of operation was the anterior procedure, which provided for a faster recovery. I am pain free for the first time in years. I am able to get in...more
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