Dr. Gary Starkman, MD

Dr. Gary Starkman, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Starkman, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Novosibirsk Med School in 1989 and specializes in neurology, pain medicine, and more.

101 Central Park W # 1B

New York, NY 10023

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas


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

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Starkman "Dr. Gary Starkman is the founder of New York neurologists and is board certified in neurology as well as pain management services. Starkman belongs to many organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Spine Intervention Society, and the American Society of Neuroimaging. He is an assistant clinical professor at Columbia University Medical Center and a clinical attending at Beth Israel Medical Center."


  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Novosibirsk Med School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Novosibirsk University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mount Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starkman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starkman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starkman to family and friends
based on 19 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Starkman's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Oceanside, NY
I've been a patient of Dr. Starkman for a number of years. My life has changed from being constantly affected by my affliction to being free of it. Aside from having this practice run professionally and thoughtfully, his staff is also super helpful and accommodating. One of the best (definitely on...more
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in Orlando, FL
Really listen to my issues and was the doctor that helped me
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in New York, NY
I have been a patient of Dr Starkman for many years. He is probably one of the best doctors in his field. He helped me to get my life back. The office staff is friendly. Maggie is a sweetheart and takes care of even impossible requests. I can't believe some of the reviews. It is like we have been...more
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in New York, NY
I was not at all happy with Dr Starkman ... To start the staff is rude and appear bothered when you arrive... After sitting in the waiting area for approximately two (2) HOURS; Dr. Starkman arrives disheveled with a look of confusion... When i start my consultation i did not feel as if his...more
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in East Brunswick, NJ
Dr. Starkman's office does not honor their appointments and constantly cancels and changes them. After they messed up the appointments they tried to make me wait over another month to reschedule my appointment when they made the mistakes and didn't follow through with return phone calls. There...more
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