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Brigitte Flanagan, DO


Pain Management


200 Ratings | 59 Comments | About Ratings

Services & Specialties

Pain Management


Office Information

Sun City West Clinic

14520 W. Granite Valley Dr.
Suite 210
Sun City West, AZ 85375
Main Number: 866.974.2673
Fax: 866.939.2673

Office Information


Brigitte Flanagan, DO is a fellowship-trained physician specializing in interventional spine and pain management.

Before joining The CORE Institute, Dr. Flanagan worked as an anesthesiologist caring for patients with Valley Anesthesia Consultants. Prior to this, she served in the United States Air Force giving medical support to our troops. Dr. Flanagan completed her residency at Tufts University. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She also completed a transitional internship at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonia Texas. Dr. Flanagan gained her masters and bachelor’s degrees from Rivier College in Nashua New Hampshire graduating cum laude.

Dr. Flanagan has received multiple community service and humanities service awards for community work as well as a recognition from the President of the United States for her service while on mission in Singapore.

Procedures & Areas of Interest

  • Epidural Injections for Radiculopathy
  • Facet Joint Injections & Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Lower Back and Neck Conditions
  • Non-Operative Joint Pain
  • Sacroiliac joint injection for SI joint pain
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Trials


The CORE Institute


Tufts University


Wilford Hall Medical Center


Midwestern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine


Rivier College


Rivier College

Board Certification

Board Eligible


Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The CORE Institute is focused on providing an exceptional patient care experience. To ensure that we are holding ourselves to the highest standards, we measure all aspects of patient satisfaction with the National Research Corporation, an independent patient satisfaction company. This service partnership provides the technology to display ratings on our physician profile pages, and all ratings are verified and submitted by actual patients.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.  submitted by patients as a reflection of their views and opinions. The resulting ratings are not directly endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of The CORE Institute.

Overall 4.7 out of 5

Explained Understandably 4.7
Listened Carefully 4.8
Gave Understandable Answers 4.8
Knew Medical History 0.0
Showed Respect 4.8
Spent Enough Time 4.7

Research and Experience

Endicott, T.J. and Hughes, J.J. Clinical Pathology and Microbiology: Most Commons. Second Edition, Phoenix: Endicott &Hughes Publishing, 2006. – Illustrator/Editor

Alta Dermatology, Ltd, (Dr. Kessler). Comparison study on the recurrence rates of Basal cell with Mohs surgery vs other modalities of treatment. April 2006 – present. Analysis still in progress.


Nydam, Randall L., Brigitte Flanagan, Michael Hickman. Anguimorphan and non-borioteiioidean scincomorphan lizards from the Kaiparowits Formation (Mid-Campanian), Southern Utah. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 2007, 27 (supplement to 3): 125A.

Field Staff Officer:

Brent Mittelstaedt, Brigitte Flanagan, John Burdic, William Perry Baker. Differentiation of Post-travel Fever in a 25 Year Old Medical Student. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science July 2008, Vol 40 (2), 163-164.

Presented at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2006, and at the American Society of Tropical Medicine Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia in 2006.

Chris Collins, Brigitte Flanagan, J. Scott Henning. An Atypical Presentation of a Pasteurella Multocida Infection Following a Cat Bite: A Case Report. Cutis. June 2012;89:269-272

Brigitte Flanagan, Chris Collins, Sylvia Parra. Intranasal Tranexamic Acid for the Treatment of Herediatary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia: A Case Reprot and Review of Treatment Options.  Cutis. February 2012: 89: 69-72

Brigitte Flanagan, Scott Kennedy. Case Report of Disseminated Candidiasis in a Newborn. Discusses the presentation and differential diagnosis for disseminated candidiasis as well as possible treatments. Currently being revised.

Brigitte Flanagan, Scott Kennedy. Imiquimod in the treatment of pyogenic granuloma. Discusses the mechanism and outcome with the use of imiquimod to treat pyogenic granuloma. Currently being revised.

Affect of  ‘Shaver’s Choice’ on Pseudofolliculitis Barbae. Associate Investigator on IRB Congressionally funded study with Chad Hivnor and Joanne Holloway. Data collection and analysis still in progress.


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