Dr. Richard Martin, MD

Dr. Richard Martin, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Martin, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

1155 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 459-8088

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Martin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Martin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Spectrum Health Butterworth Camp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Martin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Martin's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martin to family and friends
32 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Martin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Seen him for years and, while he used to be very proactive and responsive, he has stopped providing adequate care. He does not touch or look at my joints, continuing to insist that I do not have active arthritis. I follow all instructions, but am not getting any relief from my pain. Scare tactics...more
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I would NOT recommend this man to any one. Please do not waste your time. I can’t even begin to explain how he treated me. He is the most condescending, egotistical man I have ever known. He disagreed with a Doctor I had seen in Arizona, on the other hand, he would not give me a diagnosis. And he...more
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Dr. Martin told me that I do not have the condition that I have been diagnosed with. He used scare tactics about death & hospitalization to convince me to discontinue Remicade, which has controlled my symptoms remarkably for 5 years. He ranted about Priority Health, Spectrum Health & other...more
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Phone staff are abrupt and adversarial. Was unable to schedule to see or talk to doctor.
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Dr. Martin made a bad impression on me. Even though he barely looked at me, he disputed the diagnosis made by my previous rheumatologist (who was painstakingly methodical in her approach to my diagnosis). "I've treated thousands of people with **," he said. "And you do not have **." I attempted to...more
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