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Dr. James Flanagan

Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
Birmingham, AL
48 years experience male

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Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

94 Answers
41 Agrees
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 48 years experience
SI joint fusion risk: Infection, nonunion, nerve injury, urinary retention,
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 48 years experience
Hip prosthetic life: Today's hip implants should last 20 to 30 years. But factors such as activity and patient size may shortened the life expectancy.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Flanagan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 48 years experience
IM rod removal: Approximately 6 weeks if bone well healed.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Flanagan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Flanagan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thx. I think i have a retear because the pain level is highweeks later
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! This gives me some comfort.I'm having a difficult recovery from tkr 8
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

University of ALABAMA HOSPITAL
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