Dr. George Hartnell, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Hartnell
Accepting new patients

Baystate Vascular Services, Springfield, MA

3500 Main St Springfield, MA 01107

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Dr. George Hartnell, MD is a Vascular & Interventional Radiology Specialist in Springfield, MA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Bristol Faculty Of Med medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Hartnell to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Hartnell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Network Health
Network Health HMO
Northeast Health Direct
Northeast Health Direct PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
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Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hartnell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartnell treats Thrombosis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Hartnell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
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Vascular Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartnell treats Vascular Disease more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Hartnell treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartnell treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Hartnell treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Hartnell's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Ascites
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

Dr. Hartnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hartnell

4.8

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Dr. Hartnell was fantastic. His bedside manner was very understanding and sweet. He removed my port after 2 and a half years of cancer treatment.
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  • Explained conditions well
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Shelly – Jul 19, 2020
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Good Job, no pain and quickly done.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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James Plumadore – Dec 20, 2019
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Dr Hartnell,did a great job in removing a filter ,greatDr and a wild and crazy guy,
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Apr 15, 2019
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Based on my personal experience, I believe that Dr. Hartnell epitomizes the best attributes of an excellent physician. I would recommend him to others without any qualification.
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Feb 06, 2019
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Absolutely would recommend Dr. Hartnell to all my friends and family. He was very friendly and thorough with my procedure. At a stressful time in my life, his presence and efficiency calmed me.
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Gail in Suffield, CT – Aug 02, 2017
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I had an emergency procedure with Dr. Hartnell and he was great. He understood my concerns and my worries. He made sure that I had a complete understanding of everything & he made me far more comfortable with the decisions that needed to be made, and with the procedure itself. He gave me specific directions on what to do if I were to have any problems, as well. I would happily go back to him or recommend him. Thank you, Dr. Hartnell.
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Lisa in South Deerfield, MA – Jul 27, 2017
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He reviewed surgical procedure with me beforehand and it was executed as described, no surprises.
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Mar 29, 2017
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I was very pleased with the services received by Dr. Hartnell. I had a complicated situation that required extra attention and Dr. Hartnell was with me every step of the way. Having a low platelet count, the surgical procedure required follow up and Dr. Hartnell was personally available to assist in ensuring the catheters I received were working properly and there were no set backs. His bedside manner and professionalism put me at ease during a very stressful situation.
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Julie Gentile in South Hadley, MA – Mar 21, 2017
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After several months of excruciating pain, my mom (96 years old) was referred to Dr. Hartnell with two compression fractures in her spine. Dr. Hartnell suggested kyphoplasty and explained in great detail what the procedure involved and any risks. Mom decided to have the procedure at Baystate Springfield, and left the hospital that afternoon pain free. He, personally, followed up a few days later by phone to be sure there were no problems. I would give Dr. Hartnell the highest recommendation.
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Greenfield, MA – Feb 10, 2017
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Dr. Hartnell is one of the best doctors I have been treated by. He took the time to explain medical procedures to me and he answered all of my questions. He personally called me at least 3 times which is unheard in todays world- you only get calls from the doctors staff. He is competent as well as compassionate and made sure all of my needs were met . I would highly recommend this professional. His office staff were also very nice.
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Steph Roscoe in Monson, MA – Jan 02, 2017
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Dr Hartnell took the time to talk with me, explained things, made sure I was as comfortable as possible. The procedure was done in a short time and he showed concern for my comfort all during that also. He is by far one of the best doctors that I have ever seen.
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Ann K in Barre, MA – Jul 29, 2016
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Have been a Patient of Dr. Hartnell for over 6 years and have only the highest of praise for him.He always goes the extra mile to lnsure he offers his very best to his patients. Personally,I have had several complicated vascular problems and which he has gone above and beyond to insure positive outcomes.Professionally and personally he is a credit to the medical profession!
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Kathie T in Chesterfield Mass – Jul 26, 2016
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I recently had a procedure performed by Dr. Hartnell. He is an extremely competent physician. I appreciated the time he took to thoroughly explain the procedure to my wife and myself. He also took the time to personally call me at home to make sure that I was comfortable and not experiencing any problems. I would highly recommend this physician.
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Bill D in Amherst, MA – Jul 06, 2016
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This physician does remarkable work. Real hope for older folks with back fractures.
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Amherst, MA – Jun 24, 2016
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Highly recommended; best M.D. I have been privileged to know in my lifetime!!!!
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Jean Sparkman in Turners Falls, MA – Jun 21, 2016
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I require IR services on a regular and I have worked with many physicians since. I had a serious cancer diagnosis almost twenty years ago and have ongoing related issues. I have not worked with many physicians who have the clinical expertise and competence of Dr Hartnell.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. George G. Hartnell specializes in endovascular procedures (minimally invasive) for diseases of arteries and veins. He treats intermittent claudication...Read more

Biography

Dr. Hartnell trained in the United Kingdom as both a cardiologist and as a radiologist. He was then appointed as a Consultant (Attending Equivalent)...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology

Education

1987
Hammersmith Hospital London
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Hammersmith Hosp-Royal Postgrad Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1983
West Middlesex London
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Harefield Hosp
Residency Hospital
1979
Canadian Red Cross Hosp
Residency Hospital
1977
Canadian Red Cross/St Martins
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Bristol Faculty Of Med
Medical School
1973
University of Bristol / The Medical School
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Baystate Vascular Services, Springfield, MA

American Red Cross Blood Services3500 Main St Springfield, MA 01107
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Northampton Office325b King St Northampton, MA 01060
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Baystate Medical Center

Springfield, MA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
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