Dr. Thomas Starkey Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Starkey Jr, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Thomas Starkey Jr, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Lakewood, CO and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2006 and specializes in psychiatry, family medicine, and more.Read his story

200 Union Blvd Ste 200

Lakewood, CO 80228

Contact Information

(303) 350-6175

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • CeltiCare Health
  • Cigna
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Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
more than 57% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
more than 54% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 54% of peers

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Dr. Starkey Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Starkey Jr "Dr. Starkey is a native to the Metro area in Denver, and is no stranger to competitive sports and athletic injuries. He was Mr. Colorado Basketball Player of the Year and earned a full ride Athletic and Academic Scholarship to University of New Mexico where he prodigiously earned Athlete of the Year and Academic All-American. Dr. Starkey transferred back to the Metro Area to attend University of Denver also earning a full Athletic Scholarship for Basketball and again earned Athlete of the Year and Academic All-American. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology (Pre-Med) and minor in Psychology. He went on to earn his Medical Degree from University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2006 at the top of his class and continued his education and residency in General Medicine and Psychiatry. He is currently on Faculty at the School of Medicine and is a Clinical Preceptor in multiple specialties for Nurse Practitioning at the Chamberlain School of Nursing. Dr. Starkey has had a great relationship with these institutions and believes in continuing the idea of higher learning and using his expertise to the new learning physicians and nurse practitioners in our state of Colorado. Dr Starkey has a multitude of specialties that he is proficient at due to over 10 years experience. This includes, mental health treatment, addiction, and general medicine issues He also has a large referral system in which he can provide multiple specialists for your services at your request. In Dr. Starkey's spare time he enjoys all the outdoor activities that Colorado has to offer. His favorite activities include spending time in the mountains with his family and hiking with his family and dog. Dillon Lake is his favorite spot. He enjoys hanging out with his extended family and always has a great time barbecuing. His niece and nephew always make every occasion fun and entertaining. He considers himself a bit of a movie buff. Tuesdays are his favorite days because new movies come out on Vudu! He and his wife love to travel whenever there is time and usually try to get to a beach or ocean. Dr. Starkey finds great satisfaction in helping others, and keeps in mind that it's best to work to live and not to live to work."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Starkey Jr "Synergy Health Care is founded on the belief that every person deserves compassion, respect, and integrity. We have developed the strategy that medicine requires the need to treat the human body as a whole entity and not just its individual components. Dr. Starkey's mission is to provide high quality medical care through individually designed plans to meet the unique needs of each patient's goals. The Synergy Health Care team understands the complexity of each patient and will guide you through the appropriate treatment strategy whether it requires general medicine, mental health care, rehabilitation, or chronic pain management."

4  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Starkey Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University of Denver
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Colorado Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Starkey Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Starkey Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Starkey Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starkey Jr to family and friends
29 total reviews (17 have comments)

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Dr. Starkey Jr's Performance

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  • Answers questions

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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I’ve been bipolar since 27. I’m 56 years old and the stuff you say or do in those years were so difficult and hard on loved and family. I wish that you symptoms or problems can be resolved and recognized by Dr. Starkey now. It is a much better and easier life to live. I hope people younger can see...more
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I have the most severe bipolar, and seasonal affective disorder. He has helped me so much and the fact that they started treating me earlier before I was rock and knew I had an issue has saved me. I wish the other doctors would be aware of that, hopefully I will feel great by the holidays. I’m...more
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I almost lost my wife and family to addiction. He saved my family, for this I can never repay him enough. He is the best I’ve seen, trust me I’ve seen a lot. Bob,not really my name though
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I am 1% of the population with depersonalization/derealization? I had become worse 7 years ago where a resident program said I needed long term care at Aurora mental health. The hell started there. I stayed in bed terrified until I could sleep. Then awoke terrified.. I found Dr. Starkey who...more
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Hello, have a ADHD that's been undiagnosed for 15 years. I've seen my primary care doctor and they use the test that is inconclusive. He knew immediately by using interviews and clinical experience per the DSM-V that he knew by heart. He knew immediately within a doubt to treat me. I'm very happy...more
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