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Don’t Lose Sight of Macular Degeneration

May 21, 2019

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. Our Eye Center is proud to…

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Be Antibiotics Aware!

May 17, 2019

Antibiotics save lives. When a patient needs antibiotics, the benefits outweigh the risks of side effects and antibiotic resistance. However, antibiotics aren’t always the answer. Everyone can help improve the…

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Wishing Dr. Hussain a Happy Retirement

April 24, 2019

Internist, Dr. Shahnaz Hussain, will be retiring from medical practice effective May 30, 2019. We encourage patients to see another exceptional provider within our internal medicine practice. Patients who do…

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Tick Season is Here!

April 24, 2019

Starling Pediatrics provides a helpful article that discusses different types of ticks, how to remove them, and when to seek care. This is helpful information for kids and adults. Read…

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A Fond Farewell to Dr. Erika Cappelluti

March 28, 2019

Dr. Erika Cappelluti will be leaving the Department of Pulmonary as of March 29, 2019.  She will be moving from Connecticut to Arizona. We appreciate Dr. Cappelluti’s 15 years of outstanding patient care with Connecticut…

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Diabetics – Watch Your Feet!

February 22, 2019

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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Cosmetic Services Now Available in Enfield

February 13, 2019

Nurse practitioner, Laura Scibelli, now offers aesthetic services at Starling’s Enfield office. She believes in the meaning of ‘BonaVita’ which is the good life which we should all be living.…

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Flu Season is Here!

February 13, 2019

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!

February 5, 2019

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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Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Foot Care

January 31, 2019

Below is an article from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  It is important to make adjustments for winter, especially for those with diabetes. Anyone can have a…

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What Is a Family Medicine Doctor?

January 3, 2019

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!

January 3, 2019

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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Advancements in Treatment of Severe Asthma

December 12, 2018

Dr. Megan Panico is one of Starling’s leading pulmonary specialists. Below she discusses major advancements in the treatment of asthma that can dramatically improve the quality of life for asthma…

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Need to relax after the holidays? We can help!

December 7, 2018

We are now offering the “Muse”  meditation neurofeedback system in our Newington office. Muse is a research-grade device that passively senses your brain activity and translates it into the guiding…

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Ordering Lab Tests

November 30, 2018

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!

November 14, 2018

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?

November 7, 2018

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

October 29, 2018

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

October 15, 2018

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

October 12, 2018

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

October 12, 2018

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

October 5, 2018

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

August 30, 2018

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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Big Changes Ahead in Breast Cancer Treatment

August 22, 2018

Dr. Morganstern talks with Brad Davis on WTIC about some of the new research which has dramatic implications for breast cancer treatment. This in depth interview explores what this means for…

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Lung Cancer on the Rise for Women

August 17, 2018

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

June 20, 2018

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

May 29, 2018

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

May 8, 2018

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

April 24, 2018

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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Meet Our Plainville Primary Care Team

April 19, 2018

From left to right: Dr. Roy, Ashley Bogue, PA-C, Dr. Abdel Salam, Dr. Harris Dr. Hoda Abdel Salam and Ashley Bogue, PA have recently joined our Plainville team. They join…

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Important News for Medicare Patients

April 4, 2018

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

March 22, 2018

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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Wishing Dr. D’Amato a Fond Farewell

March 16, 2018

Starling Internist, Dr. Raymond D’Amato, will be retiring on April 5th. We are grateful for his many years of outstanding care and dedication to his patients. If you would like…

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Giving HOPE to the Bristol Community

March 14, 2018

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

February 21, 2018

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

January 31, 2018

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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Meet Our Starling Slim Start Spokesperson

January 10, 2018

Rachel Lutzker is a well-known radio personality on iHeartRadio. She recently started on Starling Slim Start to lose her remaining baby weight and get bikini ready for Hawaii. Hear her…

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Thank You to Our Starling Angels

December 21, 2017

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

November 8, 2017

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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New Blood Draw Station Now Open in Wethersfield

November 6, 2017

Starling phlebotomists are now drawing blood for lab tests in our Wethersfield office at 1260 Silas Deane Highway. Enjoy the benefits of our state-of-the-art laboratory services, faster results, and improved…

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The Importance of Annual Visits

November 2, 2017

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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Meet our new Enfield Primary Care provider

October 30, 2017

Nurse Practitioner Laura Scibelli will join the Enfield team at the end of November. She provides a full range of primary care services including: Health and wellness exams, travel medicine…

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Protect Your Health with Routine Screenings

October 26, 2017

People often don’t think about seeing a doctor until they are sick. But routine physicals and preventive care are critical for your health. The Primary Care team at Starling Physicians…

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Ensuring Healthy Dialysis Access

October 16, 2017

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

October 13, 2017

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 3, 2017

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

September 22, 2017

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. Anurag Sharma, Hematology/Oncology


September 7, 2017

Dr. Sharma is an oncologist specializing in the 
diagnosis and treatment of different cancers with 
a special interest in genitourinary cancers, 
gastrointestinal cancers, and benign and malignant hematology. Now seeing…

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Welcome Dr. Raphael Cooper, Urology


September 7, 2017

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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Welcome Dr. Abdel Salam, Internal Medicine

August 31, 2017

Dr. Abdel Salam provides a full range of primary care services including health and wellness exams, treatment of illness, maintenance of chronic conditions, and management of risk factors. She has…

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Keep an Eye on Your Health

August 9, 2017

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


August 8, 2017


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

July 28, 2017

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

July 12, 2017

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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Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

May 17, 2017

Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans – more than cataracts and glaucoma combined. Our Eye Center is proud to have Dr.…

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Glastonbury Office Now Open!

May 5, 2017

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

April 27, 2017

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!

April 20, 2017

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”

March 21, 2017

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!

February 17, 2017

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?

February 10, 2017

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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Screening & Treatment Options for Glaucoma

January 27, 2017

More than 2.2 million, or 1.9 percent of Americans age 40 and over have glaucoma. The risk of developing glaucoma increases significantly with age. Unfortunately, approximately half of all patients…

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Nephrologic Associates joins Starling Physicians

December 22, 2016

This January, the outstanding physicians of Nephrologic Associates joined Starling’s Department of Nephrology. Nephrologic Associates (NA) have been serving the needs of patients in the greater New Britain area for…

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Giving the Gift of Sight Across the Globe

December 14, 2016

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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OB/GYN care now available in Avon

November 7, 2016

We are pleased to add Avon to our lists of OB/GYN locations.  Our office is located at 40 Dale Road, Suite 105. Dr. Kirsten Kerrigan will be in our Avon…

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The Importance of Routine Eye Care

October 19, 2016

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

October 17, 2016

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

October 17, 2016

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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Join Us for a Nite of Lite Laughter

September 27, 2016

Starling Physicians is proud to be a sponsor of the 19th Annual Nite of Laughter to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer in Connecticut. Breast cancer is the…

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We welcome two new doctors to our team

September 19, 2016

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

September 16, 2016

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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Recognized For Excellence in Patient Service

August 29, 2016

On August 25th, Starling Physicians was presented with the 2015 PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award by UnitedHealthcare. This was the 3rd consecutive year for this outstanding honor. This award…

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A fond farewell to Dr. Currao

August 11, 2016

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: Molly Nathanson, MSN, CNM

July 19, 2016

Molly attended Columbia University’s accelerated nursing program and received her master’s degree in their Nurse-Midwifery program. While attending Columbia, she trained and volunteered as a doula in New York City.…

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Meet our new Midwife: Nicole Musshorn, MSN, CNM

June 22, 2016

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

June 25, 2016

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

May 20, 2016

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

May 19, 2016

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

May 4, 2016

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

March 15, 2016

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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