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Everything You Need to Know about Glaucoma

Dr. Martin Seremet, Starling’s glaucoma specialist, was interviewed on the Dr. Jeff Says radio show on WLIS. Learn about risk factors, screening options, and treatments to combat the leading cause…

Dr. LeGeyt talks about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand…

Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Replacement Surgery!

Are you one of the 16 million Americans with shoulder pain and function loss because of arthritis? Are you thinking about total shoulder replacement surgery, but fear it’s too costly…

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…

Screening & Treatment Options for Glaucoma

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…

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…

Flu Season Is Here… Stay Healthy & Protect Your Loved Ones

Learn about this year’s flu vaccine, why you should get vaccinated, and how to stay healthy during the winter season. Click here to learn more >>

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…

Learn about recent advancements in pain management and the many options available for pain relief

Pain management specialist, Dr. Roshni Patel, was recently interviewed on the Dr. Jeff Says radio show. She discusses a wide range of topics including: Why pain management has become a…

Tips for Treating Sunburn

Sunburn occurs when your skin is exposed to too much UV light from rays of the sun without proper sunscreen and/or clothing protection. Symptoms of sunburn can include redness, warmth,…

Dr. Polukhin discusses the benefits of hypnosis

Internist Maryanna Polukhin, MD is clinically trained in hypnosis. Dr. Polukhin, along with some of our Starling providers and patients discuss how hypnosis has had proven success in providing relief of…

6 things you need to know about keeping your skin safe

Dermatologist Christopher Norwood, MD shares some surprising misconceptions about sunscreen. Learn how much to apply and tips for purchasing sun products.  What you need to know about keeping your skin safe.…

Summer is here, is your skin safe?

Listen to Starling Physicians Dermatologist, Dr. Jessica M. Gjede as she speaks with Ray Dunaway on WTIC-AM about the risks of sun exposure and how to protect yourself. For skin cancer facts,…

Skins Cancer Facts – What You Need to Know

There will be roughly 3 million skin cancers diagnosed in the United States this year, approximately 8500 per day.   Types of skins cancers  There are different types of skin…

Do you know the symptoms of celiac disease?

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Celiac disease is an immune disorder in which the body can’t tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, because it damages the…

Tips for treating severe spring allergies

Dr Jigisha Morosky appeared on Good Morning Connecticut to provide tips for treating severe spring allergies. Click on the video to watch the full interview. Read full article here>>  

Learn why patients and physicians are embracing Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine is an approach to healthcare that puts the patient at the center of care, creates a partnership between patient and healthcare provider, and addresses the full range of…

Spring is here… 5 things allergy sufferers need to know

While Connecticut enjoyed a mostly mild winter, allergists warn that the 2016 spring allergy season will be worse than previous years. Add the presence of El Niño, and allergy sufferers…

How to combine alternative therapies with traditional medicine

Studies show that over 50% of visits to doctors are related to stress. Integrative medicine combines traditional medicine with alternative therapies that can improve the well being of an individual,…

Exercising during pregnancy – what you need to know

Exercise during pregnancy can be beneficial for the majority of pregnant women. Starling Physicians OB-GYN, Dr. David Sowa, discusses the benefits of exercise, safety precautions, and how to determine the…

Latest innovation in knee and hip replacements gives patients a leg up

Hear from our Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Robert Belniak, who was recently featured on Fox CT’s “Healthier Connections.” He discusses MAKOplasty – an innovative surgical procedure for partial knee of total…

Is a “Broken Heart” a true medical condition?

Starling Physicians, Dr. Anthony LaSala explains the science of “Broken Heart Syndrome” and why it should be treated. Learn the tell-tale signs of this condition and how prompt attention can…

Top 8 tests and screenings everyone should have in 2016

Starling Physician internist, Dr. Scott Walker, shares valuable information about the critical screening tests that can help people stay healthy and identify risk factors. He explains that health screenings are…

Start the new year off right!

Doctors are not just for when you get sick.  Regular check-ups can play an important role in helping you stay healthy, manage routine healthcare issues, and manage risk. Learn about…