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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
559 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 18, 2017

My care provider and staff are very competent, polite, and, most of all, very concerned about my condition.

September 18, 2017

I always feel I am in excellent hands with this provider, nurse, and staff.

September 15, 2017

Dr Starz is always concerned, caring, and very competent in taking care of my health needs.

September 11, 2017

I am very happy.

September 11, 2017

DR STARZ is theBEST !!!!!

September 11, 2017

Dr. Starz is very thorough and spends a good amount of time discussing health issues and thoroughly answers questions. His staff was very accommodating when I told them I couldn't wait any longer and they took me right back to see him.

September 11, 2017

Doctor Starz is an exceptional physician. UPMC is an excellent health care provider.

September 11, 2017

The only problem I have is the length of time I spend in the office after the time of my scheduled appointment. I had a 10:30 appt. The wait in the waiting room was more than and hour. After being called back to the treatment room it was another before I was able to see the doctor. The time spent with the doctor was approximately 15 minutes. The total time I spent at the office was two and a half hours. Too long.

September 06, 2017

dr very caring

September 01, 2017

I am very pleased with Dr. Starz and staff.