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Dr. Richard J. Hartman, Jr, D.O., F.A.O.A.O.

Dr. Richard J. Hartman, Jr. is one of the first surgeons in Michigan to implant Oxinium long-lasting knee replacements using BrainLab Vector Vision, a state-of-the-art surgical navigation system. In addition to the computer-assisted procedure, Dr. Hartman is also one of the first to use a minimally-invasive technique designed to reduce tissue trauma and pain. Dr. Hartman specializes in total knee and hip replacements, arthroscopic procedures, and trauma. In 2010, Dr. Hartman was awarded title of Fellow of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.

Credentials

SPECIALITY:

General Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified

RESIDENCY

July 1996 - June 2000
Orthopedic Surgery Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Horizon Campus) and St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, Ohio; Completion June 2000

SUB-SPECIALITY TRAINING

Foot and Ankle Surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
Total Joint Surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cin., Ohio
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Private Practitioner, Youngstown, Ohio
Sports Medicine Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio
Orthopedic Hand Surgery Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio

INTERNSHIP

July 1995 - June 1996
Traditional Rotating Internship, St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, Ohio

EDUCATION

September 1991 - June 1995 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM), Biddeford, Maine
January 1989 - May 1991 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.S.), Minor in Biology and Specialization in Biochemistry State University of New York College at Brockport
May 1985 - May 1988 Civil Engineering State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY @ Buffalo)
June 1981 - May 1985 Sweet Home High School Amherst, New York

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

- Board Certified
- Diplomat, National Boards of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
- Licensed in Michigan and Indiana

PUBLICATIONS

Infection of Unicameral Bone Cyst After Packing with OsteoSet Pellets
Author: Richard J. Hartman, Jr., D.O., St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, OH Co-Author: Thomas Kuivila M.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH Submitted - Journal of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Uterine Sarcoma - A Case Study
Author: Richard J. Hartman, Jr., D.O., St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, OH Submitted - Journal of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Blood Transfusion: An Orthopaedic Perspective
Author: Richard J. Hartman, Jr., D.O., St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, OH Co-Author: Jerome Bonier, D.O., St. Joseph Health Center, Warren, OH Journal of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Vol. 37, pgs. 57-64

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

- Award of Fellow of American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics - 2010
- CHC of BC Physician of the Year - Medical Education - 2006
- Graduate COM Scholarship - 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
- Sigma XI Award for Research In Chemistry - 1991
- Alumni Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Chemistry - 1991
- Paul J. Kronthaler Chemistry Award - 1991
- Alumni Fellowship for Summer Research in Chemistry - May 1990 to July 1990
Focus was on the study and preparation of new dye intermediates. - Black Belt-Taekwondo - National Competition

APPOINTMENTS

August 2000 - Present Private Practice, The Family Practice and Orthopedic Care Center, PC
Owner/President

January 2005 - January 2007 Board of Trustees Community Health Center of Branch County

July 2000 - Present Active Staff Member in Orthopedic Surgery Community Health Center of Branch County

November 2001 - Present Director of Rehab The Laurels of Coldwater

March 2002 - March 2004 Courtesy Staff Member Sturgis Hospital

November 2001 - February 2014 Consulting/Surgery Staff Member Hillsdale Community Health Center

January 2005 - January 2007 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

September 2003 - Present Clinical Assistant Professor Department of Osteopathic Surgical Specialties, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

May 2012 - Present Active Surgery Staff Member - Cameron Memorial Hospital, Angola, Indiana

April 2004 - May 2012 Consulting/Surgery Staff Member - Cameron Memorial Hospital, Angola, Indiana

2000 - Present Preceptor/Clinical Staff AOAOFP Training Program - Community Health Center of Branch County

2015 - Present Senior Clinical Board Examiner for AOBOS

2006- 2015 Junior Clinical Board Examiner for AOBOS

2005 & 2006 Visiting Surgeon Program Smith&Nephew - Instructor for computer assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty using Brain Lab Vector Vision System, 1 of 5 for the country.

December 1997 - July 2000 Adjunct Clinical Faculty Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Instructor - Direct the clinical instruction, reading, and directly supervise 3rd and 4th year medical students assigned to our service.

June 1997 - July 2000 Staff Physician, Emergency Professional Services, Inc.
Work as a primary care physician in an urgent care setting.

June 1997 - July 2000 Courtesy Staff Privileges in Emergency Medicine St. Joseph Health Center

September 1997 - July 2000 Independent Physician Consultant, Palace Healthcare Group Inc.
Provide feedback on the marketing strategies of different medical products.

July 1997 - July 2000 Resident Representative for Department of Orthopedics
Medical Education Committee - St. Joseph Health Center

July 1997 - July 2000 Recruitment Affairs Resident Representative St. Joseph Health Center

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 1997
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine - 1997
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine - 1996, 1997

PRESENTATIONS

Atelvia and Osteoporosis, Warner Chilcott, Didactic and Round Table sessions, November 2011, December 2011

International Speaker, Shanghai Second Medical University, Xin Hua Hospital
Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty, November 2005

International Speaker, shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shuguang Hospital, Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty, November 2005

AOAO (American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics) Guest Speaker
Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty with Mini-Incision Technique
78th Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists
Orlando, Florida - October 2005

Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty with Mini-Incision Technique
Presentation with Cadaver Demonstration, Phoenix AZ
Presenter for Smith and nephew, Inc. - January 2005

Minimally Invasive - Computer Assisted Surgery - Total Knee Arthroplasty
Smith and Nephew Faculty - Cincinnati, OH - October 2004

Emerging Technologies in Joint Reconstruction, Arcadia, MI
Presenter - "CAS Possibilities" Total Joint Symposium - September 2003

Emerging Technologies in Joint Reconstruction, Angola, IN
Presenter- "CAS Possibilities" Educational Presentation for CHC of BC staff- August 2003

"What an Orthopedic Surgeon 'Looks For' in Commonly Requested Radiographs" Guest speaker at Trumbull County Radiographic Technicians Association. - February 1998

Annual AOA Gathering
Televised Appearance as St. Joseph Health Center Resident Representative for Student Recruitment. Presentation viewed at annual AOA gathering, all 17 osteopathic medical schools, and all participating teaching hospitals. - October 1997

"Management of Orthopedic Trauma for the Pre-Hospital Care Giver" Guest speaker at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, School of Nursing - October 1997

St. Joseph Health Center - "Noon Lecture"
Various orthopedic topics presented to Attendings, House Staff and Students. Scheduled for 6 lectures per year. - July 1996 to Present

MEMBERSHIPS

American Osteopathic Association
American Medical Association
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Candidate Member
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
MENSA - Top 2%

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Gross Anatomy Teaching/Assistant University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine - Prepared Examinations (written & lab), Taught / Lectured, Tutored - June 1993 - August 1993

Tutored Biochemistry University of New England College of /osteopathic Medicine - University assigned students who requested some additional help. - October 1991 - November 1991

Research The Research Foundation of the State of New York - Worked under the direction of a research director: concentrated on the development of new dye intermediates and new cyclopropane compounds. - August 1990 - May 1991

Teaching Assistant for Organic Chemistry Laboratory State University of New York College at Brockport - Assisted Students with laboratory related requirements. - Fall 1990 through Spring 1991

Teaching Assistant for General Chemistry Laboratory State University of New York College at Brockport - Assisted students with laboratory related requirements. - Fall 1989 through Spring 1991

Junior Engineer Hartman Engineering - Responsibilities included: working on survey crews, collecting data on job sites, general drafting. - May 1985 to December 1988

STUDENT ACTIVITIES INCLUDED

Undergraduate American Academy of Osteopathy
American Medical Student Association
American College of Family Practitioners

OTHER INTERESTS

Camping, Snow Skiing, Martial Arts, Mental Puzzles