Dr. Geoffrey Sandman, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Sandman, MD

Orthopedic Trauma Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Geoffrey Sandman, MD is an orthopedic trauma surgery specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic trauma surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

350 Lafayette Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 456-8515

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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Fracture Care
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 97% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Gout
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • 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 Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • 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
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
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23  Procedures

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • 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
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wabash College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Grand Rapids Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Orthoindy Iu Trauma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sandman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sandman's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sandman to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sandman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

I have been with RVO since 1993. Dr. Sandman is excellent. The staff at RVO is excellent. Last year and this year I had total knee replacements. Very tough surgery and recovery. Dr. Sandman made this life altering process so much better. I am up and moving 6 weeks post surgery. I did not have...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Sandman to any patient. He is very through in his explanation of the procedures that he will be doing prior and during surgery. He was and is very nice to speak to about post surgery. Also, his nurse Lisa is fantastic.
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Our staff and physician's strive to provide the best possible diagnosis and care through orthopedic expertise and our personal investment in you. We are so glad you were able to witness our dedication to providing the "RVO Experience", and are willing to share your positive opinion with others.

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