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Diabetics – Watch Your Feet!

Dr. Larry Suecof talks with CBS about how diabetes can impact the feet resulting in serious complications. Learn warning signs that should not be ignored.

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Flu Season is Here!

Dr. Kimberly Gygi, our new family medicine physician, talks with CBS about how to stay safe during flu season.

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Jump Feet First into Spring!

Podiatrist Dr. Anthony Babigian will provide two free informative sessions on foot care. Dr. Babigian has been practicing podiatry since 1994. He is proud to be part of Starling Physicians…

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What Is a Family Medicine Doctor?

Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages. A family medicine provider is a primary care physician, but the biggest difference is that internal medicine doctors…

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A Good Night’s Sleep Can Improve Your Health!

Nearly 40 million people have sleep problems. Left untreated, sleep disorders can lead to increased health risks, including heart-related issues, fatigue-related accidents, slower metabolism leading to weight gain, increased insulin…

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Ordering Lab Tests

We want to make you aware that some laboratory companies are now allowing consumers to order their own lab tests. Your Starling providers are concerned about this service because it…

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Lose Weight Before the Holidays!

The holidays are coming and so are the non-stop meals, treats, and parties. If you are looking to lose weight or learn some healthy eating strategies, consider our Slim Start…

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Tired of paper invoices?

We now offer the option to receive online statements. Next time you receive a statement, check the back of your invoice for simple instructions on how to enroll. Receive an…

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Important Notice about Urgent Care

As of October 29th, Velocity Urgent Care will no longer see patients at our Starling location in Wethersfield. They do still have walk-in clinics in: Rocky Hill at 396 Cromwell…

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Important News for Medicare Participants

Starling Physicians is proud to participate in many Medicare Advantage plans, in addition to traditional Medicare. Our providers will participate in the following Medicare Advantage plans as of January 1, 2019:…

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Stay on Top of Your Health

Busy parents are often the first to overlook their health. Starling’s obesity medicine physician, Dr. Scott Walker, talks about the importance of managing diet and how the Starling weight loss…

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Combat the Signs of Aging

If want a more youthful appearance, there are many options. Starling’s facial plastics and reconstructive expert, Dr. Kenneth Andrews, answers some common questions about how you can rejuvenate your face.…

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When to See a Cardiologist

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for men and women. When is the right time to see a cardiologist? Consider these top ten reasons: WHEN TO…

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How Well Do You Know Starling Physicians?

September 14, 2018

Now is an exciting time for our organization. We continue to enhance our services offerings, increase our locations, and bring on talented providers. Take the Starling Quiz to see how…

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Fight the Flu

Flu season is around the corner. Now is the time to protect you and your loved ones. Flu clinic(s) are offered at a number of Starling locations. Click here for…

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Lung Cancer on the Rise for Women

Dr. Madhavi Gorusu talks with Channel 8 about the alarming trend in rising lung cancer rates for non-smoking women. Learn how early detection is critical. https://www.starlingphysicians.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Why_are_more_non_smoking_women_getting_diagnosed_2793105_1200.mp4 Learn More>>

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Starling’s First Family Fun Day

On June 2nd, Starling family and friends had a wonderful day at Lake Compounce. Over 1000 people came to enjoy rides, waterpark, games, and a buffet lunch. Everyone seemed to…

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Important Information on Skin Cancer

Did you know that 1 in 5 Americans will be diagnosed with skin cancer? Starling dermatologist, Dr. Jessica Gjede, shares important information in the video below about screening, treatment, and…

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New Manchester Office Now Open

We are pleased to announce that on May 8th we opened a new location in Manchester. Office is located at 360 Tolland Turnpike, Suite 3A. The following specialties will see…

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Best Healthcare Provider

Thank you to the Wethersfield community for voting for Starling as the ‘Best Healthcare Provider’ in a recent reader’s poll. We are grateful for this honor.

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Important News for Medicare Patients

Over the new few months, you will receive your new Medicare card. There are a number of safety enhancements to protect your identity including replacing your social security number on…

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Free Skin Cancer Screening

Starling Department of Dermatology is offering a FREE skin cancer screening for new patients. We will be holding a screening event on May 5th where patient will be assigned a…

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Giving HOPE to the Bristol Community

Starling Physicians was proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of a charitable event called Hope – Helping Others Passionately & Empathetically.  This event, co-hosted by Bristol Central High School Interact…

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Taking A Team Approach to Your Care

Dr. Savinelli is proud to welcome nurse practitioner, Lauren Vo, to his team.  And, Dr. Walker welcomes nurse practitioner Rachel Southard. Together, they provide timely, personalized, and high quality care…

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Optical Shop Specials

Starling is proud to have our own Optical Shop located at 1 Lake Street.  Offering the leading brand lines and frame styles, the experts at the Optical Shop can help fit…

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Thank You to Our Starling Angels

Employees of Starling Physicians have once again served “angels” for hundreds of city children who will receive Christmas gifts from the Salvation Army.   “A lot of these families are our…

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Upcoming Cancer Support Groups

If you or someone you love suffers from lung cancer or multiple myeloma, our new group offers support and encouragement for patients and their caregivers. Hear from experts, share your…

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The Importance of Annual Visits

Dr. Joshua Stein and Access Health partner to share the importance of scheduling annual exams and routine screenings. If you need help finding an available primary care provider, call our…

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Ensuring Healthy Dialysis Access

Starling is proud to have one of the only dedicated vascular access centers in Connecticut.  In this video, our team shares their approach to care and how they make a…

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Help is Available for Tired Eyes

Your eyes not only impact sight, but also can impact your appearance. Better CT interviews Dr. Sarit Patel and a patient who underwent procedures for droopy eyelids and puffiness. Hear…

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Breast Cancer by the Numbers

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Hartford Courant recently published some frightening statistics about the prevalence of breast cancer – especially in this region. Here are some facts about breast…

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3D Mammograms Save Lives

3D mammograms are the newest advancement in breast imaging. 3D mammograms are now being offered at 300 Kensington Avenue in New Britain. Call (860) 224-6222 to schedule an appointment.  Click…

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Welcome Dr. Raphael Cooper, Urology


Dr. Raphael Cooper, Urology
 Dr. Raphael Cooper is a board-certified urologist, in practice for 27 years. He has a particular interest in the treatment of prostate disease, kidney stones, and…

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Keep an Eye on Your Health

The eyelids and structures around the eyes are critical for vision and have a dramatic impact on your appearance. Medical conditions, injuries, and the impact of aging can result in…

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Welcome Dr. Sidra Azim, Endocrinology



Dr. Azim joins us from an endocrinology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She has a special interest in diabetes, hypertension, thyroid, osteoporosis, and adrenal and pituitary disorders. Now seeing…

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Grand Opening of Access Center

On July 13th, we were pleased to hold an open house at our new Interventional Access Center. We had a great attendance including the Mayor of Newington. Located at 505…

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Goodbye to Dr. Lawrence Pareles

Our Department of Cardiology wishes a fond farewell to Dr. Lawrence Pareles. We are grateful for the extraordinary care he provided to our patients over the years. We wish him…

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Getting Hands on to Help Families in Need

June 6, 2017

Starling was proud to hold our first toiletry drive to support Hands on Hartford – a social service nonprofit organization that serves Hartford’s neediest residents in the areas of food,…

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Glastonbury Office Now Open!

Starling Physicians is Pleased to Announce Our New Glastonbury Location at: 289 Western Blvd. Please call to schedule an appointment with one of the following specialities: Allergy – (860) 253-5330 Cardiology…

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Climbing for a Cause

Starling was proud to participate in the “fight for air” climb for the American Lung Association. Starling employees, family members, and friends all climbed 34 flights, 688 stairs. The team…

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6,756 babies and counting!

Congratulations to obstetrician Dr. Michael Morosky. He was recently named the 2017 Norwich Native Son award recipient by the Norwich Rotary and the Woman’s City Club. Read about his distinguished career…

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Congratulations to our “Top Doctors”

Congratulations to our physicians who are recognized in Connecticut Magazine’s 2017 Top Docs edition. Doctors are selected for this honor by being nominated by other physicians who were asked to…

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New Glastonbury Office Opening This Spring!

Our new office will be located at: 289 Western Blvd. The following departments will see patients at this location: Allergy Cardiology Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Podiatry Pulmonary Rheumatology…

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How Advanced is Your Care?

Dr. Michael LeGeyt is the first orthopaedic surgeon to perform an STT fusion with CMC arthroplasty with Stabylx implant. This is the first surgical case where these two procedures were…

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Giving the Gift of Sight Across the Globe

Dr. Alan Stern, an ophthalmologist with Starling Physicians, his wife Cyndi, a public health professional, and Vickey Rivera, a Spanish-speaking Starling eye technician, have recently returned from an eye surgery mission trip to…

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The Importance of Routine Eye Care

Taking care of your eyes is critical. Many common eye diseases often have no warning signs and can lead to serious, irreversible vision problems. But, the good news is that…

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A Drug Free Approach to Managing Pain

If you are one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from pain, you won’t want to miss this WTIC-AM radio broadcast. Pain management specialist, Dr. Roshni Patel, discusses how…

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Leading the Way In Cancer Care

Starling’s Dr. Patricia DeFusco offers the most innovative treatment options and opportunities to participate in clinical trials. Hear about the promising results of a recent trial that minimizes chemotherapy side…

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We welcome two new doctors to our team

We are pleased to welcome two outstanding physicians: Wael El-Mallah, MD, PhD, Invasive Cardiology Dr. El-Mallah joins our Cardiology Department at One Lake Street, New Britain. He joins us from the…

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Proud to part of CT Women’s Health Expo

On September 10th & 11th, Starling Physicians had a strong presence at the Connecticut Women’s Health Expo at the Convention Center. Members of our Allergy, Hematology/Oncology, and OB/GYN team talked…

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A fond farewell to Dr. Currao

Pediatrician William Currao, MD has retired this summer. We wish him a happy and healthy retirement and thank him for his many years of service. Our staff is happy to…

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Meet our new Midwife: Nicole Musshorn, MSN, CNM

Nicole holds a master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati Nurse-Midwifery program. She is experienced in high-risk obstetrical care and utilizes a holistic approach to management of gynecology and obstetrical patients.…

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Farewell to Dr. John D’Avella

Dr. John D’Avella will be retiring at the end of June. He provided exceptional care to internal medicine and nephrology patients for decades. His skill, compassion, and dedication have made…

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Racing for a Cure

Starling Physicians was proud to support the Connecticut Breast Health Initiative at their recent RACE IN THE PARK on May 7th. The RACE brings thousands of people together to raise…

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Common Questions about our Merger

Thank you for your patience as Grove Hill and CT Multispecialty joined as Starling Physicians. We would like to address some of the common questions we have received about the…

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Starling Surgeons now in Wethersfield

We are pleased to announce that our Surgery Department is now seeing patients in the Wethersfield office on Tuesdays, in addition to our New Britain and Southington locations. Dr. Napoletano…

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At the forefront of healthcare technology

Starling Physicians is co-owner of National Physicians Services (NPS), one of the region’s leading healthcare information service companies. NPS recently moved to new headquarters in Rocky Hill. Bryan Graven, NPS CEO,…

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