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Robert M. Hartog MD

June 12, 1943 ~ May 14, 2022 (age 78)

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Robert Martin Hartog, MD, age 78, died unexpectedly but peacefully on May 14, 2022. Born in New York, New York on June 12th, 1943, to the parents of Dutch immigrants (Josephine and Martin). His family later moved to Larchmont, New York where he grew up. For college he attended Case Western Reserve University where he met his wife, Doris J Flohr Hartog. They were married on July 30th, 1965. After graduating from Western Reserve, he went on to attend medical school at the State University of New York – Buffalo. He completed his residency at Albany Medical Center and internship at Dupont Hospital (now Nemours Children’s Hospital) where he became a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialty in Pediatric Orthopaedics. After completing his training, he moved the family to warm South Florida in southern Miami. He went on to have a successful career where he volunteered time for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the clinic at Miami Children’s Hospital and appeared locally on the Jerry Lewis MDA telethon on several occasions. While he was on staff at multiple South Florida hospitals his primary work occurred at Baptist Hospital of Miami where in the 1990’s he served two terms as Chief of Orthopaedics. For recreation, he loved baseball, played slow pitch softball and was a lifelong New York Yankees fan. In his later years he had taken up golf. He is survived by his wife Doris; two children Andrew (Maria) and Lauren, and two grandchildren Nicholas and Alexis. He is also survived by his brother Jack (Johannys) and sister Trixie Lattimore (Jim). In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the Muscular Dystrophy Association at https://mda.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donate.event&eventID=824 or The Josephine Hartog Fund for Montessori Teacher Training, The Caedmon School, 416 East 80th St., New York, NY 10075 (https://www.caedmonschool.org/caedmon-community/supporting-caedmon/make-a-difference). The family will receive family and friends on Sunday, June 12th at 11am, followed by a celebration of life service at 11:30am at Stanfill Funeral Homes, 10545 South Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156

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Service
Sunday
June 12, 2022

11:30 AM to TBD
Stanfill Funeral Home
10545 South Dixie Hwy.
Pinecrest, FL 33156

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