November 7, 2019
SMA Installs Philip Hartman as the 2019-20 President
Originally from Southwest Ohio, Dr. Hartman received his bachelors of science in Biology at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia and returned to the Cincinnati area for medical school at the University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine. After medical school, he became a board certified Family Physician through training with St Elizabeth Healthcare of Northern Kentucky. He practices broad-based, integrative family medicine in an outpatient setting for infants through the elderly, performing numerous procedures, acupuncture for the treatment of pain and traditional Western medicine for other chronic disease states and ailments such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and drug addiction. He is passionate about providing for his patients' needs with high quality, evidence-based care.
He regularly teaches medical students from his own alma mater as well as the University of Louisville, holding a gratis associate faculty positions at each. Taking his mission abroad, he has left the country numerous times to see patients in Belize and Haiti.
While serving as the Councilor to the State of Kentucky for the Southern Medical Association, he strove to bring other physicians the tools they needed to enjoy practicing excellent medicine. He continues that through his leadership as President of SMA.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading suspense novels and participating in outdoor activities with his wife, three children and two dogs. He also enjoys farming and attempts to play an active role in the production of as much of his family's food as possible through raising fruit trees, crops, chickens, fish and bees.