Dr. Steven Starr, MD

Dr. Steven Starr, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Steven Starr, MD is a cardiology specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in cardiology, cardiovascular & metabolic diseases, and more.

Meritas Health Cardiology

2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 520

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Starr "Diagnostic cardiac catheterization; Non-invasive imaging"

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Kansas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Kansas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Kansas Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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North Kansas City Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure

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Dr. Starr's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starr to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Starr's 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 (4)

I had a heart attack late June 2017. Dr. Starr came into my hospital room at North Kansas City Hospital and described my condition to me and advised me of the exact procedure I was going to have. After my procedure, he came into my room to describe how things went and even took time to show my...more
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I was very nervous about a new, sudden cardiac diagnosis. I cried in his office. Dr. Starr was so calm and reassuring. He answered every question. He explained things so well and took the time to just talk to me. I would highly!! recommend him!
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Dr. Starr is a great listener and caring person, along with being a great physician. I can actually say he saved my life when I rushed to the hospital with a major heart attach.
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I have been seeing Dr. Starr for 25 years or more for a Mitral Prolapse valve and he is a great doctor. He is very personable and funny. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a good cardiologist.
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