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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."
Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Arthritis of the Elbow
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Hip Pointer Injuries
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Thoracic Spine Fracture
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Total Joint Replacement
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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,
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