Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 66

Dr. Flanigan
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

GI Specialist Inc

1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 305 Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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(412) 572-6951

Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Flanigan has more experience with Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Anal & Rectal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Saint Clair Hospital and Sharon Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Flanigan to book an appointment.

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Dr. Flanigan is affiliated with Saint Clair Hospital Pittsburgh, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Flanigan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Flanigan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Flanigan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (412) 572-6951.

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

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Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Diseases
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

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Abdominal Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Stomach Diseases
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Anal & Rectal Disorders

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Dr. Flanigan treats at a


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Anal or Rectal Pain
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Dr. Flanigan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Flanigan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Personal Choice PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan

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Care Philosophy

We believe that thorough investigation and communication improves the well being of our patients, helps them understand their gastrointestinal condition,...Read more


  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine


UPMC Mercy
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Flanigan has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Flanigan frequently treats Esophageal Disorders, Gastrointestinal Disorders, and Anal & Rectal Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Flanigan specializes.

Where is Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD's office located?

Dr. Flanigan's office is located at 1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 305, Pittsburgh, PA 15243. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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GI Specialist Inc

GI Specialist Inc1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 305 Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Affiliated Hospitals

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Saint Clair Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Sharon Regional Medical Center

Sharon, PA

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average