Dr. Edwin G. Starr, MD

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Dr. Edwin G. Starr, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

403 Hill St, Reno, NV 89501 Get Directions
(775) 544-6401

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Dr. Starr specializes in nonsurgical treatment of back and neck problems at SpineNevada. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and...
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Starr has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement  (8/12/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $290,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: It was alleged that patient was over medicated and given unnecessary injections to the claimant along with soliciting sex and offering medications and treatment in trade for sex.
    • State: Nevada
    • Settlement  (8/12/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $299,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: It was alleged that our insured had a sexual relationship with the claimant while treating her for chronic pain. Allegedly telling the claimant he would prescribe any narcotic for her that she wanted.
    • State: Nevada
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    Sanction

    Dr. Starr has received 1 sanction

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (1/7/2013)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
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  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Starr has 1 board action

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    • Professional Misconduct  (9/7/2012)
    • Action Taken: Community Service
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Nevada
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    U Calif-Irvine

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Univ. California Irvine

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Starr's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Dr. Starr's Care Philosophy

Dr. Starr specializes in nonsurgical treatment of back and neck problems at SpineNevada. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Nationally, physical medicine physicians are increasingly recognized as being highly successful in the nonsurgical relief of back and neck pain.