Dr. Geoffrey A. Sandman, MD

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Dr. Geoffrey A. Sandman, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery | Male

River Valley Orthopedics 350 Lafayette Ave SE Ste 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Get Directions
(616) 456-8515

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Dr. Sandman specializes in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Gout
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Injury
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Avulsion Fracture
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Broken Shoulder Blade
    • Bursitis
    • Calcaneus Fracture
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Colles' Fracture
    • Complex Fractures
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Compound Fracture
    • Compression Fracture
    • Crystalline Arthritis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Distal Radius Fracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Fracture
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Extra-Articular Fracture
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Injuries
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Fractured Lower Leg
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Bursitis
    • Hip Fracture
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intra-Articular Fracture
    • Joint Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Ligament Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Knee Tendinitis
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Malunion of Fracture
    • Metatarsal Fracture
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Pathologic Fracture
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pediatric Fractures
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Injuries
    • Shoulder Muscle Strain
    • Shoulder Sprain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Simple Fractures
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Sports Injuries of the Knee
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture
    • Subacromial Bursitis
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Tibia Fracture
    • Toe Fractures
    • Trochanteric Bursitis
    • Upper Extremity Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
    • Debridement
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Reconstruction
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
    • Knee Surgery
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      Sanctions

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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery

      Completed in 2001

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Orthoindy Iu Trauma

      Completed in 2002

    • Undergraduate School
      Wabash College

      Graduated in 1990

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Dr. Sandman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
    • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Sandman's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Sandman

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients