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Internal Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
552 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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July 02, 2018

Best doctor in the world/

June 28, 2018

I have always had good experiences with my Dr and staff.

June 27, 2018

He spent time with me however it was a huge waste of time. My appt was at 9am...finally saw Dr. at 10:00 and left office after 12 noon! He listened....but did not hear. Everything was black and white to Dr....when my life isn't. Got off topic several times with his favorite saying....Who's Driving this boat! Oh mercy.

June 21, 2018

My provider and staff were thorough and professional . All my questions were answered and necessary treatment provided.

June 20, 2018

Dr. Starz is a very kind, intelligent, inspiring PCP.

June 19, 2018

very helpful and courteous staff. occasionally the wait may be longer than others at times but I don't mind because he spends that much time with you as well.

June 19, 2018

Dr. Starz has been very helpful for the past 23 years

June 08, 2018

I am always happy with the care I get from the Dr and staff at this office.

June 08, 2018

Dr. Starz demonstrates the utmost competency, caring, and concern.

June 07, 2018

Dr. Starz is great, he understands chronic pain and is very helpful.