Dr. Hal Starnes Jr, MD

Dr. Hal Starnes Jr, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Hal Starnes Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saratoga Springs, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

381 Church St Ste 1

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Contact Information

(518) 581-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Starnes Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes Jr performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Starnes Jr performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Starnes Jr treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starnes Jr performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Starnes Jr performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Starnes Jr' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hal Starnes Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saratoga Springs, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1987
    Meml Sloan-Kettering Canc C
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    Brigham&Womens Hosp-Harvard
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1980
    Peter Bent Brigham-Harvard
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1979

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1 Star
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I have been seeing Dr. Starnes for 15 years or more. He is a kind, gentle and understanding man. When he talks to you about your condition and test results, he explains so that you can understand. He always answers my questions clearly. He is always busy but he has always been available to me...Read More
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Dr. Starnes has done two surgeries on me. One was a very complex, rare hernia operation. He impressed me with his knowledge of cutting edge treatments, his lack of ego to call in a specialist to assist, and his warm, caring personality that put me at ease, informed me of exactly what was...Read More
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I went to see Dr. Starnes for a lump my doctor found on my thyroid and wanted to ensure it was nothing to worry about, so she referred me to see him. He was very rushed during our consult. He spent maybe 3 minutes in the room with me and then left just as fast as he came in. When I went back for...Read More
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I give Dr Stranes a stand ovation because he is the best general surgery doctor I know and that I seen in the past. If I need to see a general surgery doctor again no question ask or about thinking about who I will see it will be Dr Stranes most definitely without a doubt.. peace. If someone ask me...Read More
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I have been a patient of dr Starnes for over 25 years. Even though we moved out of the area, I have continued to drive the 2 1/2: hours to see him. The hardest thing was to decide I had to see someone near home. I can’t recommend him enough
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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