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Dr. Michael Star, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
28 years of experience

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Star is Excellent. Dr. Star has been reviewed by 61 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

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 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
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 - 2015)


Dr. Star has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael J Star MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 28 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 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Star practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Santa Rosa, CA.
See Santa Rosa Surgeons and Santa Rosa Orthopedic Surgeons.