Dr. Steven Starr, MD

Dr. Steven Starr, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Steven Starr, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in North Kansas City, MO. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

Meritas Health Cardiology

2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 520

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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Care Philosophy

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

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

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

Dr. Starr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Starr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starr to family and friends
4.9
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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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)

in Plattsburg |
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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in Kansas City, MO |
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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Kansas City, MO |
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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in Peculiar, MO |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Starr accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Preferred Care Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri
    Blue Care
  • Cigna
    Cigna Network
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
    Select PPO
  • Humana
    Choice
    Gold Plus
    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Starr has admitting privileges

North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Ray County Memorial Hospital
904 Wollard Blvd
Richmond, MO 64085
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Excelsior Springs Hospital
1700 Rainbow Blvd
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
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