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Internal Medicine

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Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
547 Patient
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Arthritis and Internal Medicine - UPMC
Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Suite 430
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 682-2434


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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October 17, 2017

Dr Starz is the finest physician I have ever had the pleasure of being treated by. I thank him repeatedly for his care.

October 11, 2017

I have been going to Dr. Starz forever, he is not only my doctor but I think of him as a friend.

October 10, 2017

Have seen Dr. Starz for MANY years in my arthritis treatment and have always felt that I was in the best of hands.

October 09, 2017

Visit went well... no need to complain.

October 04, 2017

Doctor spent a good amount of time explaining the condition and treatment options

October 04, 2017

very thorough and compassionate. showed concern and gave me peace of mind that he's dedicated to helping me get better and be pain free.

October 02, 2017

Always a good experience. Dr. Starz is a very good listener and makes every effort to make you feel like your questions are good ones. Staff is excellent, always a good experience regardless of what is going on with my health.

September 26, 2017

very satisfied

September 22, 2017

always excellent care. Listens well and answers all questions

September 22, 2017

dr Starz is great. very knowledgeable and takes as much time as needed.