Dr. Andrew Star, MD

Dr. Andrew Star, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Andrew Star, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chalfont, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1200 Manor Dr

Chalfont, PA 18914

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
more than 88% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Star's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Star "Dr. Star, Medical Director, Orthopaedic and Spine Institute, Abington – Jefferson Health, specializes in total hip and knee replacement surgery. He regularly lectures nationally on modern techniques for total joint replacement and frequently has visiting physicians observe him during surgery to learn the latest techniques."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bunion
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Rib Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis

10  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Local radio programs,
  • ABC News,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Star's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Star to family and friends
140 total reviews (40 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (140)

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Dr. Star's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (40)

Total left hip replacement It’s our opinion that Dr Andrew Star reflects his name. Before, during, and after surgery his care was over the top. Very skilled and kind man. Thank you to Star and his team.
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Overall positive experience with improvements in mobility each week.
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A year and a half ago Dr Star replaced my left hip. The results have been great.. I left the hospital hours after the procedure. I was able to walk unassisted in the hospital gym almost immediately.. I decided to use a walker for a brief period just to be on the safe side. But when I went to rehab...more
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I am very happy with the results so far from my double knee replacement. I am still going to rehab 2 times a week and working on getting my quality of life back, which I did not have in over 10 years! Thank you Dr. Star and Leon!!!
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He replaced my hip in 2004, used a large metal on metal device. To be brief he was phenomenal in every way, and 13 years later, after 6 tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan I am still going strong. I must say I am a little more than impressed with his surgical skills and choice of device. This guy...more
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