Dr. Michael Starks, MD

Dr. Michael Starks, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Michael Starks, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Washington in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

700 Mount Hope Ave Ste 620

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

(207) 947-1333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroidectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Maine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starks' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starks to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Starks' 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 (2)

Dr. Starks was both professional and friendly. He took the time to decide the best course of action. I got 2 other opinions in Atlanta from noted Colorectal Surgeons, but Dr. Starks reccomended something different and not as radical. I flew up to Maine to have him do the surgery. He was correct...more
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Dr Starks addressed my many questions with knowledge, compassion and skill. He spent a lot of time with me during visits and my surgery was a breeze. I was worried about having surgery done on my neck (parathyroids) because of the proximity to my airway, and risk to my voice. He assured me he...more
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