Dr. William Starr, MD

Dr. William Starr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Starr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, ear, nose, and throat, and more.

3291 Loma Vista Rd

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas


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Trigger Finger
more than 84% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
more than 80% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 78% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Skin Grafts
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Ny Med College St Josephs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Albany Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Nj College Med Dent/United/Va/
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ny Med College Misericordia/Li
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Albany Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

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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Dr. Starr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Starr to family and friends
based on 13 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Starr's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. William Starr MD has very clear "MENTAL DISORDER(S)" ... What a horrible experience ... He couldn't care less about his patients.
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Dr. William Starr tried every thing he could think of to: Con me. Just wanted money right away.
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This doctor is extremely compassionate and dedicated to his patients. He went over and beyond taking care of my father.
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Although his bedside manner is a little stand offish he did an amazing job on my cyst removal. The cyst was on my eyebrow ridge and although it looked nasty the first few days he did a great job of making sure the incision was right on my hair line and the scar is practically invisible! It has not...more
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Remarkable!!!!!!! outstanding, spontaneous.
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