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Internal Medicine

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UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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524 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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October 03, 2019

I was consoled with the time the doctor took to understand and act on my concerns. I left the office feeling supported and positive about my heath.

October 01, 2019

Dr. Starz takes the time and looks at all your medical records and doctor visits and takes the time to find out from me how I am feeling, and how the new medicine is working. He never makes me feel like he is in a hurry to get to the next patient. I only came to him because I thought my insurance was not going to be expected at my previous rheumatoid doctor. I went for my first visit and was kind of happy with that visit, then I decided I would go one more time to see how things went, I will be a forever patient of his. He tells you like it is, which I appreciate.

September 30, 2019

I received very good care from Dr Starz he is great

September 24, 2019

Very impressed with the amount of time and attention Dr Starz spent with me. Very though.

September 24, 2019

My health has improved so much since I had Dr. Starz manages my care with me included. He is so kind and caring. There is usually a long wait to see him, but when it is your turn he spends the appropriate amount of time with you. He is one in a million!

September 23, 2019

this health care provider is well worth the wait!

September 23, 2019


September 23, 2019

I have been with Dr. Starz for over 40 years and he has always provided me with good, consistent care.

September 20, 2019

Dr. Starz has been on top of my healthcare needs from my first visit. He is both knowledgeable and understanding. I am fortunate to be under his care.

September 19, 2019

I've been a patient of Dr Starz for the past 10 years, he answers all of my questions and give me the time I need. when I call the office I always get a call back from Dr Starz that day. I would and have recommended him to friends & family