Dr. David Starch, MD

Dr. David Starch, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. David Starch, MD is a pain management specialist in New Braunfels, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in pain management, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

New Braunfels Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

54 Gruene Park Dr

New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthSmart

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Starch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Starch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Starch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Starch "Dr. Starch and his wife Kathy have lived in New Braunfels since 2001. They have 3 children; Peighton, Coleman, and Presley. Faith and family are very important to us."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Starch "Our main emphasis is to treat people as we would want to be treated.  We work to take the time to ensure all questions and treatment options are thoroughly discussed."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laceration
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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13  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Biological Therapy
  • Fracture Care
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Texas Tech
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • TX TECH UNIV HLTH SCI CTR SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starch's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starch to family and friends
72 total reviews (60 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (63)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Starch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (60)

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Best physician experience in sports medicine!
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Everyone was very kind and thorough with explaining all of the options for treatment!
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All who were involved in this visit were friendly, courteous, helpful with explanations, and very efficient, time-wise. Expert injection by Britney!!! I hope it works as well as the previous one 3 years ago.
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Dr Starch operated on both my news and I am very pleased.
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