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Dr. Sanford Hartman, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Hartman

Dr. Sanford Hartman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(404) 292-5222

Dr. Hartman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Coventry Health Care of Georgia
Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Hartman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartman treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Hartman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartman treats Limb Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hartman treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hartman treats Arthritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hartman treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Hartman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Dr. Gary Botstein is board-certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

Grady Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
Mt Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
Mt Sinai Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
Mercer University (Mba)
1977
Emory U Affiliated Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1970
Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1966
Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1999
1977
1970
1966

Dr. Hartman's Reviews

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3.1

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Dr. Hartman is direct. If you need a doctor to pacify you, he isn't the doctor for you. I like his honesty. When I first came to him, I was concerned about drug side-effects and refused to take them. I was determined to self treat with herbal remedies. He didn't argue with my decision. He told me...Read More
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Dr. Hartman just dismissed me as a patient after seeing me one time and ordering blood work. I did not know that all my symptoms could be related so he told me to come back at our next visit with pictures of my multiple rashes (he already saw one) and list of other symptoms. There is no next...Read More
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Dr. Hartman uncovered the root cause of most of my (varied) symptoms by diagnosing my Hyperparathyroidism. Once that was dealt with, I feel better than I have in years!
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2 reviews 1.0 star rating 6/9/2016 Dr. Hartman was the rheumatologist on call when I made a plea for help over the weekend. I was experiencing a terrible flare and asked if there was anything he could give me for pain. There is nothing beyond prednisone that will take away your arthritis pain....Read More
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He should retire from the medical field, his bedside manner is terrible and is totally unprofessional. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis by him, and immediately prescribed Plaquinil to do away with the Prednisone disregarding the fact that I already lost one eye and knowing that Plaquinil...Read More
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