Dr. Jefrey Start, DO

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Specializes in Sleep Medicine • Male • Age 55

935 Pennsylvania Ave # 100
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Dr. Start:

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Dr. Start's Experience

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Dr. Start's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Start Performs

  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Polysomnography

Conditions Dr. Start Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Ottumwa Regional Health Center
1001 East Pennsylvania
Ottumwa, IA 52501

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Ottumwa Regional Sleep Disorders Center
Ottumwa Regional Sleep Disorders Center
935 Pennsylvania Ave # 100
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

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    Dr. Start's Experience

    Specialties

    • Sleep Medicine
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
    • Sleep Medicine
    1
    • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
    • Polysomnography
    2
    • Acute Insomnia
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Depression
    • Drug-Induced Insomnia
    • Emphysema
    • Endogenous Insomnia
    • Fatal Familial Insomnia
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
    • Obesity
    • Primary Insomnia
    • Psychophysiological Insomnia
    • Secondary Insomnia
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Apnea of Infancy
    • Sleep Deprivation
    • Sleep Disorders
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Start

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Milcreek Comunity Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Saint Vincent Health Center

    Undergraduate Schools

    Clarion University Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1984

    Other Education

    University Of Pittsburgh
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Start & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Start's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Start

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    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
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    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Start
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ottumwa Regional Sleep Disorders Center
    935 Pennsylvania Ave # 100
    Ottumwa, IA 52501
    (641) 681-3102 (Office)
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