Dr. Michael Star, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
27 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Star is Good. Dr. Star has been reviewed by 40 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Star, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Star graduated from Boston University . He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Memorial Hospital Neighborhood
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Santa Rosa, CA
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Star has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • Petaluma Valley Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Jeffrey Star MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. Michael J. Star practice?
Dr. Michael Star has 5 office locations.
Dr. Michael Star practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near San Francisco, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Rosa, CA and Sacramento, CA.
See San Francisco Surgeons and San Francisco Orthopedic Surgeons.