Dr. Richard Martin, MD

Dr. Richard Martin, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(29)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Martin, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martin to family and friends
2.8
based on 29 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (13)

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 (8)

in Grand Rapids, MI |
Phone staff are abrupt and adversarial. Was unable to schedule to see or talk to doctor.
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Rockville |
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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Grand Rapids, MI |
I was referred to Dr. Martin when my previous rheumatologist left his practice. After a very brief discussion and exam, he proceeded to tell me he didn't think I had the condition I had been diagnosed with previously and said my rheumatologist was "not a good doctor...blah, blah, blah." At that...more
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in Grand Rapids, MI |
Dr Martin has always taken the time to explain both conditions and treatment options with me. To the extent of having me even look into the microscope to understand gout crystals. He has also taken the time to show me images and relevant case histories on the internet. He has made it clear that I...more
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Grand Rapids, MI |
I have been seeing Dr. Martin for several years with no relief. My last apt I brought in my wife as a patient advocate and he had a real problem with her asking questions. He made sure to read off his resume and explain why he was the best of the best. Does not allow for reasonable amount of...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Martin accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Spectrum Health

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Hospitals where Dr. Martin has admitting privileges

Holland Hospital
602 Michigan Ave
Holland, MI 49423
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Mercy Health Saint Mary's Campus
200 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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