Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • General Orthopaedics
  • Non Operative Treatment Of Arthritis, Fractures, Sprains And General Orthopaedics
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Sports Injuries
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Broken Bones
  • Hand Problems
  • Herniated Disc
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral Epicondylitis/tennis Elbow
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Impairments
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Sports Injuries
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
Orthopedic Surgery
La Jolla, CA USA
1991

Fellowship - Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation
Orthopaedic Surgery
La Jolla, CA USA
1990

Residency - SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
Brooklyn, NY USA
1989

Residency - SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
Brooklyn, NY USA
1985

Medical School - Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA USA
1984

Undergraduate - Boston University
Boston, MA USA
1980

Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/18/2017, Dr. Star has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

206 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2017

See mu initial comments - Dr. Star was wonderful and I would recommend him without reservation.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2017

Dr Star made me feel like I was the most important patient he is seeing. He has helped immensely with my joint problems. He is definitely an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2017

the doctor seems to be very concerned about my problem and he explained all of my medication he gave me good medication and I'm looking forward to working with him

Reviewed on May 23, 2017

Dr. Star always re-caps what was discussed assuring that I understand and he extends a welcome to phone calls from me if I have questions after visit.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2017

detailed discussion about my problems

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2017

Dr Star is a very good doctor.. I wasn't just a name or a number to him. I was a real human being with some shoulder issues. I am disabled with cerebral palsy since the age of 14 months old from neglect.. and in the past years I have seen specialists who are very judgmental and just made me feel like an inconvenience to them. I struggle every day just to survive in this crazy world.. but knowing I can see Dr Star again if needed, with out the prejudice and judgement that most give, is such a relief.. Thank you so much Dr Star!!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017

Provider told me he would call and check on me.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017

Dr. Michael Star is a very courteous, knowledgeable, friendly. I think the service is great.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2017

Dr. Star was especially personal, caring and committed to my problem. I was pleasantly surprised by his full involvement in my trauma.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2017

Dr. Star spent long time with me, answered all my questions, encouraged me to email or call in 6 weeks to update him.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2017

Dr Star is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017

I was very impress with Dr. Star approach which I saw as a collaborative effort to identify and address my needs.

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