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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
544 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Arthritis and Internal Medicine - UPMC
Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Suite 430
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 682-2434
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

MD, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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June 27, 2019

Dr Starz went above and beyond to help me get the medication that I needed. He spent a great deal of time on the phone with the insurance company and then he had to have a peer review with a doctor to get the medication that I need for my fibromyalgia. He does anything for his patients. He is very dedicated.

June 26, 2019

I walked away from my appointment with this doctor feeling that I had found a partner to help me deal with my health issues and that I wasn't going it alone.

June 26, 2019

so long to wait

June 24, 2019

Dr. Starz Is excellent. he is very concerned about your health. I trust him to give me the best medicine for whatever my problem

June 24, 2019

Dr. Starz was a breath of fresh air -- he actually talked to me instead of talking about my chart. He got to know me, took his time, and saw me as a person - not just a case. Dr. Starz was incredibly bright, thorough, and most of all: KIND. I'm so grateful for the consultation I had with him because now I know what I knew all along: I'm fine and I don't need to continue to seek care for an issue that doesn't exist in my body. Thanks, Dr. Starz, for being an exception care provider!

June 24, 2019

standard operating procedures taken care of!

June 21, 2019

There has never been a bad experience with Dr. Starz or his staff.

June 20, 2019

All of the staff that interacted with on athis visit was very personnel. Dr Starz spend time with me, answering all of my question and concerns. I always feel better when I leave his office

June 20, 2019

Dr. Starz is an excellent doctor spending the proper amount of time with me. I waited in the exam room a long time before I saw the doctor. I might add that Dr. Starz is worth waiting for!

June 20, 2019

Dr. Starz is an excellent Dr. He treats me as though I was his only patient. He's the best!