Dr. Hartman graduated Summa Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University, earned his MD from Medical College of Virginia, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Hanover Family Practice residency program at MCV. He earned the honorary degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2006. In October 2007, Dr. Hartman joined Family Practice Associates.
From 2003 to 2007 Dr. Hartman served as a Major in the United States Air Force holding multiple command positions including Clinic Director of Kleber Clinic and medical staff member at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. He was also Medical Director of the MacDill Air Force Base Brandon Community Clinic, and supervising physician of the MacDill AFB cardiopulmonary clinic.
Over the last five years Dr. Hartman has obtained additional dermatological training from both USF and the University of Miami and manages 95% of his skin cancer patients.
Dr. Hartman has remained active in the local scientific community. In 2010 he started Virginia Research Center, which offers the most up to treatment options through clinical trials. In May 2011 he was also appointed to the position of Assitant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Medicine.
Dr. Hartman's medical interests include: travel medicine, dermatology, and procedural medicine. He is fluent in Spanish and enjoys traveling overseas. He has worked at hospitals in Honduras and Ecuador. Dr. Hartman also serves on the Board of Directors for Seeds of Hope Brazil, a non-profit organization dedicated to the orphans and street children of São Paulo, Brazil.
Dr. Hartman is married to Rebekah Hartman who is an Occupational Therapist and has worked with pediatric patients with special needs for several years. Rebekah and Aaron were foster parents for one of these children whom they adopted in 2007. They adopted their second daughter in 2010.