Dr. Michael Starr, MD

Dr. Michael Starr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Michael Starr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

67 E 78th St

New York, NY 10075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Ulcer
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more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 72% of peers
Corneal Diseases
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Starr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.

Education

  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Highland Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Francis I Proctor Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Proctor Eye Fdn-UCSF
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starr's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starr to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Starr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Does this sound like a scam to you? Dr. Starr advertises 20 insurance plans on his site. I called and specifically asked if he accepted my plan. I was on a speakerphone so my primary physician could confirm their acceptance of my plan. I took two hours off from work to make the appointment. When I...more
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He barely examined me, there was minimal history asked and then charged $800 for contact fitting which was not a correct fitting when checked with another ophthalmologist
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Dr Starr is the Best
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