Dr. John Starling III, MD

Dermatology •  Male • Age 41
  
Dr. Starling III
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Forefront Dermatology - Wauwatosa

2600 N Mayfair Rd Ste 810 Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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Dr. John Starling III, MD is a Dermatologist in Wauwatosa, WI. Dr. Starling III has more experience with Mohs Surgery, Dermatologic Oncology, and Cosmetic Dermatology than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Starling III to book an appointment.


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      Dr starling and his staff took very good care of me very caring and professional
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      Tracy weimer in Wild rose, WI – Oct 24, 2018
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      We certainly would recommend Dr Starling. He is knowledgeable,efficient,and has a well run office.
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      Oshkosh , WI – Oct 17, 2018
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      You made me feel very at ease. you and your staff were wonder full. See you next week to get stitches out. Peter P kraus
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      Peter P Kraus in Montello, WI – Jul 04, 2018
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      listened and explained.....a novelty among doctors I've had recently !
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      diane in WI – May 25, 2018
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      I have had two different procedures completed by Dr. Starling III for basal cell carcinoma. Dr. and staff were very professional, courteous and friendly. Very high quality pre and post operative care and information. Would highly recommend to any and all!
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      Michael Shulfer – May 17, 2018
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      Dr. Starling is a highly skilled dermatologist and has been doing a great job for me, including Mohs surgery when needed. He is a personable man, a good listener, supportive and encouraging. He is an excellent dermatologist.
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      Tom Merriam – Apr 30, 2018
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      Personable and professional. Listens. Would highly recommend.
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      Lee in Neenah – Apr 27, 2018
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      I am always recommending Dr. Starling.
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      Oshkosh – Mar 14, 2018
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      Well satisfied with the entire procedure but would have liked to have had opportunity for a cup of coffee while waiting for the results of the lab work.
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      Neenah – Jan 25, 2018
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      Great bedside manner and very easy to talk to
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      Jan 24, 2018
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      I found Dr. Starling and his staff to be friendly and professional. I felt very comfortable with all aspects of the appointment and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to others.
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      Oshkosh, WI – Jan 21, 2018
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      I have been seeing Dr. Starling for several years and I am very satisfied with my yearly visit. My wife also is a customer of his. I am grateful to him for his imput on my life.
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      Oshkosh – Jan 11, 2018
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      Good experience. Happy with results.
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      Jan 10, 2018
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      Words are not adequate to describe the positive experience I had with Dr. Starling when I needed surgery for skon cancer. He was professional, friendly, and answered all my questions with clarity. His humor also made my day.
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      Awesome staff. Very friendly and ready to help in any way. They are busy but seem to be all about you when you are in the chair, that's a good feeling.
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      Ernie Babbitz in Oshkosh, WI – Dec 06, 2017
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      i have been seeing Dr. Starling for several years now. I have always had good experiences during my visits. I have always felt comfortable during my visits. He does wonderful work when I have had some surgeries done. I recommend him whenever i get an opportunity to do so. His staff is also very professional:from the time i get there until the time i leave.
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      Winneconne, WI – Oct 26, 2017
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      Dr Starling is great, he really cares about the patient and takes time to explain everything being done.
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      Steve in Neenah, WI – Oct 24, 2017
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      Ron in Kimberly, WI – Aug 25, 2017
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      Answered all my concerns. I was totally at ease, and will definitely return for any future skin problems.
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      About Me

      It's gratifying to fulfill the roles of cancer surgeon, pathologist and reconstructive artist for my patients. In this way my team and I can provide "one-stop shopping" for our patients who require Mohs surgery for removal of their skin cancers. My f...Read more

      Specialties

      • Dermatology
      • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      2010
      Skin Cancer Center Of Ohio
      Fellowship Hospital
      2009
      University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
      Residency Hospital
      2009
      University Of Michigan-Department Of Internal Medicine
      Internship Hospital
      2001
      Rhodes College
      Undergraduate School

      Memberships & Affiliations

      • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
      • American College of Mohs Surgery, Member
      • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Member

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      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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      Practice Areas

      Mohs Surgery

      Mohs surgery is a procedure that treats some types of skin cancer by removing a precise amount of tissue in order to remove cancer cells while sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.Compare with other Mohs Surgery specialists.

      Typically treats 71% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

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

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 84% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

      Mohs Surgery
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III performs Mohs Surgery more than 59% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III performs this procedure more than 59% of their peers

      Dermatologic Oncology

      Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Dermatologic Oncology specialists.

      Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Skin Cancer
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      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Skin Cancer more than 85% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

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

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 84% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

      Actinic Keratosis
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Actinic Keratosis more than 82% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

      Cosmetic Dermatology

      Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Dermatology specialists.

      Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Telogen Effluvium
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      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Telogen Effluvium more than 91% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

      Acne
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      high

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Acne more than 87% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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

      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III performs Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer more than 84% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

      Dermatologic Care

      Dermatologists diagnose, treat and screen for conditions affecting the skin, including skin cancer, psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea, and hair loss.Compare with other Dermatologic Care specialists.

      Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

      Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

      TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
      Skin Infections
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Skin Infections more than 95% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

      Dermatitis
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Dermatitis more than 91% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

      Acne
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      Treatment Frequency

      Dr. Starling III treats Acne more than 87% of their peers

      Dr. Starling III treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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      Dr. Starling III's conditions and procedures:

      • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Acne
      • Acne Surgery
      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Athlete's Foot
      • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Tumor
      • Botox® Injection
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
      • Cellulitis
      • Cold Sore
      • Dermatitis
      • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
      • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
      • Destruction of Penile Lesion
      • Dry Skin
      • Erythema Multiforme
      • Excessive Sweating
      • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Folliculitis
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fungal Infections
      • Fungal Nail Infection
      • Genital Warts
      • Granuloma of Skin
      • Hair Loss
      • Herpes Simplex Infection
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hives
      • Impetigo
      • Intertrigo
      • Itchy Skin
      • Keloid Scar
      • Lichen Planus
      • Lipomas
      • Melanoma
      • Mohs Surgery
      • Mole Removal
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
      • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
      • Pemphigoid
      • Pityriasis Rosea
      • Plantar Wart
      • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
      • Psoriasis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Rash
      • Ringworm
      • Rosacea
      • Scabies
      • Seborrheic Dermatitis
      • Seborrheic Keratosis
      • Shaving of Skin Lesion
      • Shingles
      • Skin Biopsy
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Discoloration
      • Skin Infections
      • Skin Tag Removal
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Sunburn
      • Telogen Effluvium
      • Tinea Versicolor
      • Varicose Veins
      • Wart Removal
      • Warts

      Locations

      Practice

      Forefront Dermatology - Wauwatosa2600 N Mayfair Rd Ste 810 Wauwatosa, WI 53226
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      Forefront Dermatology - Oconomowoc1320 Pabst Farms Cir Unit 180 Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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      Forefront Dermatology - Stevens Point5501a Vern Holmes Dr Stevens Point, WI 54482
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      Aurora Medical Center Manitowoc County

      Two Rivers, WI

      78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)