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Dr. Robert Flanigan, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Flanigan

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 and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Flanigan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
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CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan

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Dr. Flanigan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flanigan treats Abdominal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Flanigan treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Esophageal Ulcer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flanigan treats Esophageal Ulcer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Flanigan treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Ulcer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flanigan treats Ulcer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Flanigan treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

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
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • 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
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • 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
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Flanigan's Reviews

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3.8

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About Me

Care Philosophy

We believe that thorough investigation and communication improves the well being of our patients, helps them understand their gastrointestinal condition, and achieves the highest possible outcome for their health.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1986
Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1981
Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1976
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Undergraduate School
1986
1984
1981
1980
1976

Awards

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Saint Clair Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)