Dr. Philip Starr, MD

Dr. Philip Starr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Philip Starr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

400 Parnassus Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Starr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starr performs Brain Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Starr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starr performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Starr performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Starr treats Brain Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Starr treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Starr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Philip Starr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Children's Hospital
Residency Hospital
Emory University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1989
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
1989

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
LocalPlus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage