Dr. Terence Starz, MD

Dr. Terence Starz, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Terence Starz, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1971 and specializes in rheumatology.

580 S Aiken Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Contact Information

(412) 682-2434

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Starz'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

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Presby University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Presby University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Presby University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Starz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starz's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starz to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Starz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient for over 18 years and I respect him as a Dr and the treats me like a person not a number and I am very thankful to find a Dr like him because there are not many.
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Dr. Starz is most careful, thorough, and discerning with making precise and accurate disgnoses. His bedside manner is so professional and helpful; he educates! An awesome Pittsburgh treasure who is brilliant, tolerant, and exquisitely skilled.
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I have to give this doctor 2 stars for diagnosing me correctly, but he totally didn't know how to cure me and he resisted to my requests about trying hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Which resulted in more months of misery for me. Dr Starz diagnized me with CRPS early stage. He just gave me steroids and...more
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The new location is abominable...poor parking, no way to communicate with Doctor, rude central scheduling, and a cramped, insufficient office. There is no way to get blood tests or imaging done! This doctor has become inaccessible to patients who have serious and debilitating rheumatoid arthritis...more
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