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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
546 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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February 07, 2018

Dr. Starz is an amazing wonderful physician and specialist. He listens well, really cares and is extremely knowledgeable to give very helpful advice about any medical issues I've had. I've recommended him to friends at work.

February 02, 2018

Only problem is this doctor is UPMC and I am Highmark, so evenually I will have to find another doctor because of all the fighting between the two companies

February 02, 2018

Very please

February 02, 2018

I waited one and a half hours total

February 02, 2018

Excellent experience with physician, but it was one hour and five minutes PAST my appointment time before I was taken into an exam room and another 15 minutes before the physician came into the exam room. I did receive his full attention once he arrived.

January 30, 2018

Dr. Starz is a brilliant, perceptive, experienced and thorough physician. He is superior, and I would go to no one else.

January 29, 2018

as usual excellent care and answered mall questions

January 26, 2018

I liked Dr. Starz very much, and his entire staff. However, the total length of time we spent there was unacceptable. We waited in the exam room for at least 20 minutes or more for the Dr. After he came in and was done with that portion, he left the room for me to change into a gown, and didn't return for at least another 20 minutes or longer. Then when he was finished, I change into my clothes, and we waited at least another 15 minutes for the paper work. I realize doctors are busy, but I feel, and I could be wrong, that he was with other patients in between my exam. I think a doctor should devote all of his attention to me, until we are finished.

January 26, 2018

Dr. Starz is an outstanding doctor and very understanding and helpful. I really appreciate the wonderful care I receive from Dr. Starz his fellow nurses and the reception staff as well.

January 24, 2018

I was seen 90 minutes after my appointment time. I appreciated the time Dr. Starz spent with me, but I think he could improve on his punctuality.