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Internal Medicine

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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Arthritis and Internal Medicine Associates - 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 16, 2016

best care p;ossible

September 16, 2016


September 16, 2016

Dr starz is the best!

September 15, 2016

Good experience as usual with attention paid to my needs

September 14, 2016

dr Starz has helped me a lot!

September 13, 2016

Excellent doctor however had to wait over 2 hours from scheduled time in waiting room. The same thing occurred last visit. So my first 2 visits resulted in waits of 3.5 hours and 2.5 hours, which is unacceptable.

September 06, 2016

My experiences with Dr. Starz have been very good. He is a very good physician. He seems to be very knowledgeable about my particular medical problems.

August 31, 2016

I waited 2.5 hours to be seen and this is not the first time. The doctor said this was due to over scheduling by UPMC. This is ridiculous and you should schedule patients per what the doctor believes to be reasonable not per your scheduling software or whatever. Dr. Starz is excellent and spends quality time listening to my problems, explaining what is happening, and making sure I understand what is going on. You should respect the time he needs to ensure that each patient gets the appropriate attention.

August 31, 2016

it was a wonderful experience for me being the first time to the doctors in awhile .

August 30, 2016

he is the best