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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
22 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joanne Starr is Excellent. Dr. Starr has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joanne Starr, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Education & Awards

Dr. Starr graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla. She has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Orange, CA
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Starr has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 
  • Children's Hospital of Orange County 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joanne P Starr MD is a female Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joanne P. Starr practice?
Dr. Joanne Starr has 1 office location.
Dr. Joanne Starr practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Orange, CA.
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