Dr. Monika Starosta, MD

Dr. Monika Starosta, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Monika Starosta, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Park Ridge, IL and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Med University Of Lodz in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1775 Ballard Rd

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Contact Information

(847) 318-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

70  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Med University Of Lodz
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starosta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starosta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starosta to family and friends
20 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Starosta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Starosta is the sweetest and most caring doctor. I'm really glad I found her. She listened to my concerns and helped me find a solution to problems that were bothering me for a while. I would definetely reccomend her!
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Dr. Starosta is hands-down, the best Doctor that I've ever had to interact with. Ignore the 1 Star Reviews by the disgruntled pill-seekers. If you have a serious issue that you need to get to the bottom of, start with her. I made more progress with Dr. Starosta in 45 minutes than I have made with a...more
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Office staff and RN's are great, the doctor is not. She lets her personal opinion on matters influence patient care vs. what is right for the patient, does not listen to patient concerns, purposely gives medications that will conflict with meds given by other doctors, and stops medication refills...more
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Very caring doctor who always takes time to listen, goes above and beyond to explain test results and even called well after hours to calm my nerves after I messaged her in the patient portal. She has been very helpful during a very nerve wracking time and my husband I appreciate her very much.
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Dr.Starosta is very good i would highly recommend her.She always listens to my mother's concerns and questions. And to mention that she has to communicate through a family member interpretation.Thank you Dr.Starosta for always helping my mother!!!?
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