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David Flanigan, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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Orthopaedic Surgery Columbus, OH

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Professor, Orthopaedics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. David Flanigan is an orthopedic surgeon in Columbus, OH and is affiliated with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and the Jameson Crane Sports Medicine Institute. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years. He is a leader in sports medicine, publishing over 200 articles and receiving many awards for his impactful research. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and is experienced in sports medicine, knee surgery(ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair and preservation, patella instability, ligament reconstruction, multi-ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration), knee traumatology, knee sports medicine, and complex knee surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1998 - 2003
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1998 - 1999
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineClass of 1998
  • Wheaton College
    Wheaton CollegeBS, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1990 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2003 - 2007
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2005
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Lateral Cartilage Defects and Medial Subchondral Surface Ratio Are Associated with Knee‐Related Disability*  
    David C Flanigan, Joshua S Everhart, Journal of orthopaedic research
  • Medial Compartment Defects Progress at a More Rapid Rate Than Lateral Cartilage Defects in Older Adults with Minimal to Moderate Knee Osteoarthritis (OA): Data from th...  
    Joshua S Everhart, David C Flanigan, Sarah G Poland, Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
  • The Role of Full‐Thickness Cartilage Defects in Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Incidence and Progression: Data from the OA Initiative*  
    Joshua S Everhart, David C Flanigan, Journal of orthopaedic research

Press Mentions

  • Similar Risk of Failure After Meniscus Repair Found in Patients with High vs Normal BMI
    Similar Risk of Failure After Meniscus Repair Found in Patients with High vs Normal BMIFebruary 11th, 2017
  • Ceterix Ortho Wins Expanded FDA Nod for NovoStitch Pro
    Ceterix Ortho Wins Expanded FDA Nod for NovoStitch ProAugust 29th, 2018
  • CartiHeal Performs First Agili-C™ Implant Case at the Ohio State University
    CartiHeal Performs First Agili-C™ Implant Case at the Ohio State UniversityDecember 19th, 2018
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Committees

  • Ohio Delegate, AOSSM Council of Delegates 2015 - Present
  • member, AANA Research Committee 2015 - Present
  • member, AANA Fellowship Committee 2015 - Present
  • Member, AOSSM Research Committee 2014 - Present

Professional Memberships

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