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Surgical Specialist, Neurological Surgeon
22 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Philip Starr is Excellent. Dr. Starr has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
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. Philip Starr, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Dystonic Disorders
  • Endoscopic Deep Brain Simulation (DBS)
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Stereotaxic Techniques
  • Tremor

Education & Awards

Dr. Starr graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)


Dr. Starr has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Philip A Starr MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Philip A. Starr practice?
Dr. Philip Starr has 1 office location.
Dr. Philip Starr practices Neurological Surgery near San Francisco, CA.
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