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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
536 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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June 05, 2019

very knowledgeable and on top of my individualized medical needs in relation to current new studies, medicines, etc

June 04, 2019

I expierenced wonderful care from my provider

June 03, 2019

I believe that Doctor Starz is an excellent doctor. He is very receptive to my needs and questions. He is an asset to your practice.

June 03, 2019

I love Dr. Starz- he is the first Doctor I truly trust 100%. He is patient and understanding. He listens to everything I have to say and addresses it all and is very thorough.

June 03, 2019

Dr. Starz is a great physician.

May 31, 2019

all good

May 29, 2019

Always a pleasant visit with Dr. Startz... his assistant for the day (Shannon), is always pleasant and professional as well.

May 28, 2019

Dr. Starz always takes time to listen to my specific issues and respects my input when it comes to my fibromyalgia care.

May 28, 2019

Dr Starz is very thorough.

May 23, 2019

I always have a good experience with this care provider and all staff.