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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
528 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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September 05, 2019

I cannot comment on any bad experiences related to Dr. Starz treatment or his staff. They all are very professional and caring there.

September 05, 2019

Dr. Starz is always helpful and understands my medical issues

August 30, 2019

What I like about my doctor visits, is that I'm always treated respectfully, by physician and staff.

August 30, 2019

Very caring, spends time with me to explain and answer questions, seems to want to help me find solution to health issues.

August 29, 2019

Excellent provider. Calls me back when I email him.

August 29, 2019


August 28, 2019

Dr Starz is an amazing, thorough care provider.

August 26, 2019

excellent physician

August 20, 2019

Dr. Starz was extremely helpful and attentive concerning a recent serious health problem which i have developed, for which i was very grateful. This was not an issue in his specialty, and i felt that he made a major effort to consider my symptoms and give an opinion on my medical care to date.He is an excellent physician.

August 20, 2019

very good