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

Overview of Dr. Flanigan

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
    University of WisconsinFellowship, Sports Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1998 - 2003
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1998 - 1999
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineClass of 1998
  • 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

  • Interventional Efforts to Reduce Psychological Distress After Orthopedic Trauma: A Systematic Review
    Interventional Efforts to Reduce Psychological Distress After Orthopedic Trauma: A Systematic ReviewDecember 4th, 2019
  • Smith & Nephew Meniscal Knee Repair Technology Delivers 0% Re-Operation Rate and 100% Meniscal Healing at Six Months Shows First Ever Study of Horizontal Cleavage Tears
    Smith & Nephew Meniscal Knee Repair Technology Delivers 0% Re-Operation Rate and 100% Meniscal Healing at Six Months Shows First Ever Study of Horizontal Cleavage TearsJuly 11th, 2019
  • Smith and Nephew Meniscal Knee Repair Technology Delivers 0% Re-Operation Rate and 100% Meniscal Healing at Six Months Shows First Ever Study of Horizontal Cleavage Tears
    Smith and Nephew Meniscal Knee Repair Technology Delivers 0% Re-Operation Rate and 100% Meniscal Healing at Six Months Shows First Ever Study of Horizontal Cleavage TearsJuly 10th, 2019
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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

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    Capital Blue Cross PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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