Meet the SMA President: Philip Hartman, MD - Southern Medical Association

February 24, 2020

Meet the SMA President: Philip Hartman, MD

Meet Dr. Philip Hartman — Family Practice Physician at St. Elizabeth. Dr. Hartman is the President of SMA for the 2019-2020 year. Recently, Dr. Hartman was interviewed by St. Elizabeths for an insider of the life of a physician and SMA is pleased to share that insight with its members and viewers.

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.

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.

Video made by St. Elizabeth Healthcare