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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      Specialties

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

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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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      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

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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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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients