Dr. Andrew M. Star, MD

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Dr. Andrew M. Star, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Rothman Institute 2400 Maryland Rd, Willow Grove, PA 19090 Get Directions

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Dr. Star specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Willow Grove, PA. He practices at 8 locations.

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4.5 based on 109 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Star
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Star's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (102)
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in Medford, NJ |
My sister was Dr. Star's patient for an anterior THA a couple of years ago, and advised me that an anterior replacement was the only way to go, and highly recommended Dr. Star and the Abington Hospital surgical location. That was excellent advice. Dr. Star's leadership in the orthopaedic surgery profession, credentials, and experience are matched only by his ability to relate to the patient and his/her concerns, answering all questions and concerns.
in Quakertown PA area |
After much research, I chose Dr. Star and am extremely happy with my total hip replacement. I would highly recommend Dr. Star and his entire team.
Philadelphia, PA |
I would 100% recommend Dr. Andrew Star for hip surgery! He was fantastic!
in Elkins PArk, PA |
Have been seeing him since 1998 dues to degenerating hips. He has always taken the time to explain everything I needed to know as I progressed towards surgery. he performed bilateral total hip replacements for me in 2001, and bilateral revision of the plastics spring 2016. He and his staff have been excellent throughout, I do not believe I could have gotten better care at any point.
in Doylestown, Pa. |
I highly recommend Dr. Star to all my friends and associates. Dr. Star is very competent and exhibits a true passion for his work and helping others. I recently had total right hip replacement. Dr. Star took the time to answer all my questions and put me at ease before my surgery. After surgery, he visited my room to talk about how thing went during the operation. I was very impressed with Dr. Star's professionalism and expertise. I am very happy with my new hip and feel so much better.
in North Wales, PA |
Professional.....willing to give honest opinion. I felt very confident with him as my surgeon.
in Glenside, PA |
Dr. Star listens with a compassionate and caring heart. He informs you about the advantages of the surgery as well as the rehab following the surgery. Dr. Star listens patiently and responds with information in a gentle caring way.
in Willow Grove, PA |
Dr. Star is extremely professional, knowledgeable and willing to spend time with his patients to make sure all of their questions and concerns are addressed by him.
in Horsham, PA |
Dr Star failed to do the correct testing to diagnose the failure of my hip replacement. Toxic metal levels were immediately found when I went for a second opinion. Due to the delay in diagnosis, I had severe muscle necrosis found at revision surgery. I am now permanently disabled.
in Philadelphia, PA |
Dr.Star was pleasant,attentive,and answered all of my questions.
in Souderton Pa |
I had left knee replacement in Mid November 2015 and right knee replacement on 25 Jan 2016. He is an outstanding surgeon and a nice guy. I would recommend him highly. It's funny, almost everyone I speak to who has had knee replacement, has had it done by Dr Starr.
in Lansdale pa |
M Krauss, Lansdale. Dr Star did a total knee replacement on me Dec 15th& I wAs walking with out a cane 3weeks later ! Dr Stsr was very nice. & I will go back next yr for left knee replacement
in Perkasie, PA |
Dr. Star is an excellent surgeon and kept me informed throughout all areas of the surgery. He is very pleasant and personable and a good communicator. If I need surgery in the future that is in his field, I will without hesitation ask for Dr. Star to do the surgery.
in Hatboro, PA |
I had hip replacement surgery with Dr.Star in November, 2015. Previously checked with friends and received high marks for Dr. Star from three sources. My experience was also very happy and I feel he is an extremely talented individual, Just had my three month check-up . and am. confident walking without a walker or cane -- although I keep one handy, at my advanced age. Will certainly recommend him to my friends.
Very good surgeon. Received a total hip replacement on left side with anterior approach. Small incision and back to work in six weeks. Dr. Starr also fixed my leg length discrepancy. I was operated on at Abington Hospital and I received excellent care. I used email on patient portal website with questions and always got a quick response. This proved to be an easy way to communicate.
in Abington, PA |
I had a total left knee replacement in September 2015 and Dr Star was polite and provided answers to all my questions. My surgery was successful and the hospital nurses were very attentive and caring.
in Ambler, PA |
I visited Dr. Star a few years ago and he was upfront with me about needing my knees replaced but I need to lose weight and be older. I went back recently and have lost weight and of course I am older now, so he said it was time and we should do both.
in Ambler, PA |
I found I liked Dr Star the minute I met with him! He was the doctor everyone recommended to me, and they were right. His experience, and professional behavior just come through with a quiet confidence that feels comforting.
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Rib Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Star's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Star

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Star's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Star

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients