“Dr. Flandry is the reason I walk.” -J.G.
Dr. Flandry graduated from Tulane University College of Arts and Sciences and earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed a flexible internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and then a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery through Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals across the United States. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery at the Hughston Clinic. After entering practice, he continued his education by taking multiple sabbaticals to study Orthopaedic Traumatology at major academic centers in the United States, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, and Amsterdam.
Dr. Flandry holds dual board certification in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and certification in Pain Management from the American Academy of Pain Management. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, and American College of Sports Medicine. He is an oral board examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and teaching faculty for AO North America. He holds academic appointments from Tulane University as Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and from Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine as Adjunct Professor of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery.
A past president of Muscogee County Medical Society, Dr. Flandry is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Medical Association of Georgia. He is a past president of the Southern Orthopaedic Association and the current president of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society. He has been inducted into the Georgia Southwestern Sports Hall of Fame as a team physician, has been honored by the Mayor of Columbus Georgia for his work for citizens with disabilities, and also honored by the government of Colombia for his teaching efforts to improve the delivery of Columbia’s Orthopaedic healthcare.
In all, he holds memberships in sixteen national and international specialty societies for Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic research, Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Traumatology. Over the course of his career, he has served as team physician for numerous professional, collegiate, and high school athletic programs.
His clinical practice focuses on Sports Medicine, treatment of fractures and musculoskeletal injuries, total joint replacement, deformity correction, amputee care, and treatment of non-healing fractures, Orthopaedic infections, and revision Orthopaedic operative procedures. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Flandry is deeply involved in the research and education efforts of the Hughston Foundation serving as the Designated Institutional Official (DIO) for the Fellowship in Sports Medicine, and the DIO and teaching faculty for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital. He has published over thirty scientific journal articles, reviews, and textbook chapters.
Dr. Flandry’s Specialties Include:
- Total Joint Replacement
- Sports Medicine
- General Orthopaedics