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Helpful Advice from Starling Aesthetics: How to Decrease Large Pores

May 2, 2022

As you age, your skin loses its elasticity, which causes your skin to stretch and sag, making pores appear larger.  Your skin also thickens as you age causing minuscule skin…

4 Important Reasons to See a Primary Care Provider

April 27, 2022

Many people unfortunately wait until they’re sick to find a doctor. Delaying preventative care or avoiding the doctor’s office may set you up for some unexpected health complications in the…

Don’t Let Your Diabetes Take Over! TAKE CHARGE of Your Health by Working with Your Primary Care Provider

April 26, 2022

If you are diagnosed with diabetes, don’t let it discourage you from living a happy and healthy life. Learning how to take care of your diabetes starts the minute you…

Our Pediatrics Practice in Vernon Recognized for Excellence

April 26, 2022

Our Vernon Pediatrics practice is proud to be consistently recognized for providing the highest quality care that is focused on the needs of our patients and delivered in a coordinated…

Dr. Maryanna Polukhin Selected for National Female Physician Leadership Council

April 18, 2022

Dr. Maryanna Polukhin, an internal medicine physician at Starling Physicians, has been appointed to the agilon health Female Physician Leadership Council, an organization of women who are “breaking the glass…

New Clinical Trial: Stand tall with SHIELD – a blood test to improve lung cancer screening

April 13, 2022

Cancer screening is an effective way to detect cancer early when it can most easily be treated. Unfortunately, many people today are not being screened in line with recommendations. Guardant…

Dr. Tariq Welcomes New Patients in Plainville

March 24, 2022

Dr. Tariq is an experienced primary care provider.  He provides comprehensive care including annual visits, treatment of illness, management of chronic conditions, and routine screens. He enjoys spending time getting…

Meet Our Avon Primary Care Team

March 1, 2022

Our exceptional team of primary care providers in Avon provides comprehensive primary care which includes: Annual physical exams, routine screenings, and healthy lifestyle promotion Treatment of illness including sinus infections,…

Dr. Nelson Shares What You Need to Know About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

March 1, 2022

Many people have heard the term carpal tunnel syndrome. But, they may fail to recognize some of the most common symptoms. And, even more important, they may not realize there…

Hear What Patients Share About Internist: Dr. Mahesh Patel

February 28, 2022

Meet Primary Care Physician: Dr. Patel Dr. Patel is an experienced, board-certified internal medicine practitioner. He performs comprehensive primary care services including annual physical exams and routine screenings. He also…

Starling’s Registered Dietitian Gets You On the Right Track with Healthy Eating

February 15, 2022

Starling is pleased to have our own registered dietitian, Elisa Marley, RD CD. Elisa works with patients to help with a wide range of medical conditions and lifestyle issues. In…

Make sure to get your COVID booster!

February 8, 2022

The best way to protect yourself against severe COVID-19 disease is to get vaccinated. Below are upcoming clinics at 300 Kensington Avenue in New Britain: February 11: Pfizer 1pm-4:00pm February 17:…

Congratulations to Dr. Maryanna Polukhin: Leading the Way for Women In Healthcare

February 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Polukhin has been named as a founding member of agilon health’s Female Physician Leadership Council.  This Council is focused on developing female primary…

Outstanding Primary Care for All Ages

February 4, 2022

Meet Family Medicine practitioners – Dr. Iqbal and Dr. Saleem. As Family Medicine doctors, they provide primary care for patients from infancy through the elderly. They welcome patients of all…

Did You Miss Your Initial Enrollment Period for Medicare Coverage or Delay or Defer Election?

January 27, 2022

Starling Physicians is committed to you, your health and helping you get the most out of your Medicare coverage. That’s why we’re encouraging patients who may have missed their initial…

Primary Care Providers Play a Key Role in Caring for Our Senior Population

January 13, 2022

Dear Valued Patient, As you age, it’s important to have a primary care doctor, not just when you are ill, but also to make sure you stay healthy by being…

We now make it even easier to find a Primary Care Provider (PCP) in a town near you

January 12, 2022

4 easy ways to find an available PCP in a town near you: Call (860) 721-5742 Visit www.starlingphysicians.com/findpcp Request an appointment on our findpcp webpage Scan the bar code below

President Biden Announces New Actions to Protect Americans Against the Delta and Omicron Variants as We Battle COVID-⁠19 this Winter

December 2, 2021

Today, President Biden has announced new actions to combat COVID-19 as the United States heads into the winter months and with the emergence of a new variant, Omicron. The goal…

5 Things to Know about Nasal Polyps

November 17, 2021

Dr. Kenneth Andrews treats the whole spectrum of issues affecting the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck with a special interest in allergy and sino-nasal conditions.  Below he shares important…

Boosters & Clinics

November 4, 2021

We continue to offer boosters and have the following clinics scheduled: Moderna Booster Clinics: November 10: Wethersfield from 2:30-5PM staff and providers November 17: Wethersfield from 1-3PM booster for patients November 22:…

COVID Vaccine Available for Children Ages 5-11

November 3, 2021

After months of testing and careful deliberation by the U.S Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control, the Pfizer vaccine has been granted emergency use for children aged…

Need a New Primary Care Provider?

November 1, 2021

Dr. Stelea is an experienced primary care provider who helps patients stay healthy by preventing disease and treating illness. She prides herself on developing long-term relationships with her patients and…

When You Need Eye Care – Experience Matters!

November 1, 2021

Dr. Fitzpatrick  has over three decades of experience as an ophthalmologist and retina specialist. Areas of expertise include: macular degeneration diabetic retinopathy retinal occlusions and detachments, any other diseases or…

Don’t Forget Your Mammogram!

October 20, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Early detection of breast cancer is important as it is associated with an increased number of available treatment options, increased survival, and improved quality of…

Welcoming New Gastroenterology Patients in Glastonbury

October 19, 2021

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Yousaf Shaikh is now seeing gastroenterology patients in our Glastonbury office. He has a special interest in colon cancer screening, esophageal disorders, and…

Seniors Can Navigate Medicare Options from Home: Join Our Free Online Webinar on October 21

October 19, 2021

Baby boomers who are aging in to Medicare or want to explore their options can attend a free virtual seminar from the comfort of their own home. We are offering…

Congratulations to Dr. Maryanna Polukhin Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Senior Patient Care

October 7, 2021

A select group of physicians from a national network of more than 1,000 market-leading, independent primary care physicians are being honored as “Best Physicians”. They are being recognized during National…

Hear What Patients Are Saying About Our New Family Medicine Doctors in Enfield

October 6, 2021

Meet Family Medicine practitioners – Dr. Iqbal and Dr. Saleem. As Family Medicine doctors, they provide primary care for patients from infancy through the elderly. They welcome patients of all…

Gastroenterology Now in Glastonbury

October 6, 2021

Dr. Yousef Shaikh, Gastroenterologist, will soon be seeing patients in Glastonbury at 289 Western Blvd. He will be in Glastonbury two days a month starting Oct 19th.  He will be in Glastonbury…

Get Educational Medicare Resources & Expert Advice!

October 6, 2021

Starling Physicians is hosting a virtual, online event to help you understand your Medicare plan options. Get FREE advice from insurance experts and learn about Starling’s Starling Senior Care Advantage…

5 Things to Know about Nasal Polyps

October 6, 2021

Dr. Kenneth Andrews treats the whole spectrum of issues affecting the ears, nose, throat, head, and neck with a special interest in allergy and sino-nasal conditions.  Below he shares important…

Could your changing vision be glaucoma?

September 29, 2021

In this FREE online webinar, join Starling’s board-certified ophthalmic surgeon, Dr. Martin Seremet, to learn about changes in vision, signs and symptoms of glaucoma, and risk factors. Dr. Seremet will…

Booster Dose Recommendations

September 27, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Providers in Connecticut have been approved to administer Pfizer booster doses in line with the FDA emergency use authorization and CDC recommendations. CDC recommends:   People 65 years and…

Meet Two of Our New Family Medicine Doctors

September 21, 2021

Family medicine is a primary care specialty that treats patients of a variety of ages, including infants through the elderly. We focus on a variety of different conditions, including the…

Covid Live Updates: C.D.C. Firmly Urges Vaccinations During Pregnancy, Citing New Data

August 11, 2021

Federal health officials on Wednesday bolstered their recommendation that pregnant people be vaccinated against Covid-19, pointing to new safety data that found no increased risk of miscarriage among those were immunized during…

When to Visit a Nurse Practitioner vs a Primary Care Doctor

July 21, 2021

The Vital Role of Nurse Practitioners  Starling Physicians is proud to have a number of exceptional nurse practitioners on our team.  Occasionally we get the question – what is the…

Welcome Dr. Emmel: See What Patients Have to Say

July 16, 2021

Dr. David Emmel is an experienced ophthalmologist and highly regarded in the community. After running a successful private practice in Wethersfield for many years, he joined Starling Physicians in July…

Look your Best with Starling Aesthetics

June 28, 2021

Starling Aesthetics offers the most advanced cosmetic treatment options and newest technology on the market to create a more youthful, natural, and rejuvenated appearance. We take the time to get…

Congratulations to Our Physicians Recognized as 2021 “Top Doctors”

June 16, 2021

Each year, Connecticut Magazine completes an annual survey. Doctors are asked to vote on who they would see if they were sick. Congratulations to our many providers who made this…

Breathe Easy with Starling Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine

June 16, 2021

We are proud to have some of the leading experts in pulmonary care and sleep medicine. Our board-certified pulmonologists offer a wide range of services which include: pre-operative lung evaluations…

Maria Turturici, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Internal Medicine, New Britain

June 12, 2021

Maria graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2010, earning her bachelor of science degree in Nursing. Her goal was to eventually return and complete her graduate degree. She practiced…

Dr. Anthony LaSala Retires After a Long and Successful Career

June 8, 2021

At the end of June, Dr. Anthony LaSala will be retiring from cardiology practice after a 42-year career. He thanks his patients for entrusting him with their medical care. It…

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Belniak

June 3, 2021

Dr. Robert Belniak was recently listed as one of the ‘Top 10 orthopaedic surgeons to know’. He was recognized by Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine Review, which is a leading resource offering news on…

Dr. Shore Caring for Patients in Skilled Nursing Centers

June 1, 2021

Dr. Shore is one of our leading pulmonologists.  In addition to seeing patients in Bloomfield and Wethersfield, he also sees patients in these nursing homes and rehabilitation centers: Maple View…

May is National Stroke Awareness Month: Think FAST

May 26, 2021

Stroke is one of the most common and dangerous cardiovascular complications affecting Americans, with roughly 800,000 cases occurring annual in the United States. For Stroke Awareness Month, we want to remind you…

Your Child is in Good Hands with Dr. Courtney Souza

May 10, 2021

Dr. Souza attended Johns Hopkins University for her undergraduate degree and went to medical school at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her Pediatric Residency at…

Nurse Practitioner, Mary Leahy, Welcomes Patients in Avon

May 5, 2021

 Mary Leahy, APRN will see patients in a new Avon location starting in June. 20 West Avon Road (860) 522-1633 Mary is an experienced Family Nurse Practitioner. For decades she…

Can’t lose weight even though you have dieted, eat right, and exercise?

April 23, 2021

Dr. Oosman Tariq is a primary care doctor at Starling Physicians. He frequently gets the question above from patients who are frustrated about weight gain. Below he shares his advice…

Screenings Play a Vital Role in Your Health

April 23, 2021

Primary care physician, Dr. Oosman Tariq, discusses the critical role that health screenings play. While guidelines may change over time, your primary care doctor can ensure you get the necessary…

Help! I am unable to fall asleep or stay asleep.

April 20, 2021

Inability to sleep, known as insomnia, is an extremely common problem that our doctors encounter. Primary care physician, Dr. Tariq, says he encounter this issue daily with every cross-section of…

Our New Podiatrist Gets Your Back on Your Feet!

April 2, 2021

Xiomara Okonkwo, DPM  Dr. Xiomara Okonkwo was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She went to college at Howard University where she played lacrosse and received her bachelor’s degree in…

Spring is here… 5 things allergy sufferers need to know

March 17, 2021

  Due to global climate changes, allergists warn that spring allergy season continues to worsen each year.  Dr. Jigisha Morosky, an allergist/immunologist with Starling Physicians, addresses the most common questions about…

Dr. Christopher Betz Now Offering Stem Cell Treatments to Aid in Healing

February 5, 2021

Dr. Christopher Betz is Starling’s new orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He offers the latest advancements in orthopaedic care. One of the newest treatment options is the injection of…

Offering the Newest Advancements in Orthopaedic Diagnostics

January 18, 2021

Orthpaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, Dr. Christopher Betz, discusses the newest diagnostic tool that can be used in the office and provides many benefits over traditional MRIs.

Expanding Our Lab Capabilities in 2021

January 6, 2021

Exciting news! Starling has selected LabCorp to become the laboratory of choice for our patients. LabCorp is the world’s premier health care diagnostics company and we are thrilled to partner…

Help is available for pediatric injuries to the hand, wrist or elbow

December 16, 2020

Starling is proud to have Dr. Andrew Nelson, a leading orthopedic hand surgeon on our team. He has extensive experience in pediatric elbow, forearm, wrist and hand injuries, fractures, and…

Exciting news for 2021! Starling and LabCorp Have Teamed Up to Expand Laboratory Services

December 10, 2020

Starling has selected LabCorp to become the laboratory of choice for Starling’s physicians and patients. LabCorp is the world’s premier health care diagnostics company and we are thrilled to partner…

Beware of COVID Scams

December 4, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General continues to alert the public about fraud schemes related to COVID-19. Fraudsters are using telemarketing calls, text messages, social media…

Don’t Wait Until You Are Sick to Find a Great Primary Care Doctor!

November 23, 2020

Dr. Oosman Tariq has recently joined Starling’s Plainville primary care practice. He provides comprehensive care including: Annual physical exams, routine screenings, and healthy lifestyle promotion Treatment of illness including sinus…

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 6, 2020

34.2 million Americans—just over 1 in 10—have diabetes. Diabetes affects many major organs, including the heart, blood vessels, nerves, eyes, feet, and kidneys.  As a multispecialty provider, Starling is proud to have specialists…

Starling Physicians In the News for 60 Strong

October 15, 2020

Our Starling Senior Care Advantage and the Central Connecticut 60 Strong Campaign were kicked off to a great start.  Nearly 50 nominations were presented to the celebrity judges, and 12…

Stories of strength and inspiration: 2021 calendar celebrates the splendid 60s with photos of Connecticut sexagenarians

September 29, 2020

Thank you to Susan Dunne and the Hartford Courant for featuring our 60 Strong Winners in their recent article. Read their stories below. Wise is the new pretty. A 2021…

Cook Up a Healthier Lifestyle!

September 25, 2020

  Home Cooked Meals Can be Better for Your Health! You can… Choose healthy ingredients Maximize vegetables Minimize processed foods and excessive fats Control portion size  Maintain hygiene and food safety  …

Everything to know about injuries of the hand, wrist and elbow!

July 30, 2020

We are pleased to have Dr. Andrew Nelson, a leading hand, wrist, and elbow orthopedic surgeon, join our team.  Below he talks with Kara Sundlun from WFSB Channel 3 about…

Leading the Way for Infusion Delivery in an Outpatient Setting

July 30, 2020

The Staring Infusion Centers are state-of-the-art outpatient facilities that provide a safe, convenient, and affordable solution for patients to receive intravenous therapies and injections under the supervision of our professional…

New Hartford Internal Medicine Location Opening in Hartford on July 13

June 18, 2020

We are pleased to announce our newest location: 580 Farmington Avenue. The following providers will see patients there on select days of the week starting in July. Dr. Maryanna Polukhin…

You, or someone you know, could be a winner of the Central Connecticut 60 Strong contest!

June 15, 2020

Starling Physicians is proud to announce the introduction of Starling Senior Care Advantage, a program based on Starling’s vision to provide seamless and greater coordination of care for their senior…

Learn About Starling’s Comprehensive Spine Center

June 3, 2020

At Starling, we have brought together the leading specialists in spine care including an interventional pain management specialist, an orthopaedic spine surgeon, and a physiatrist. Our team works together to…

If you are a Medicare/Medicare Advantage patient, have you scheduled your Annual Wellness Visit this year?

June 3, 2020

Starling Physicians is committed to ensuring our patients get the very best of care and don’t miss any critical visits during this time of social distancing.  We can conduct your…

Message to Our Staff During This Crisis

March 30, 2020

We are incredibly grateful for the  dedication, patience, and hard work of our physicians, advanced practitioners and staff. Some of the safety measures we are taking include: Assuming that every…

A Letter to Our Patients from Starling Labs

March 30, 2020

First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by COVID-19. We remain focused on the health and safety of our employees, as well as our commitment to you, our…

Congratulations to Our New Chief Operating Officer: Lori Vinci

March 16, 2020

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Lori Vinci to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Starling Physicians. Lori has always shown initiative in the performance of her duties, going…

Are you at risk for the Coronavirus?

March 4, 2020

Have you been exposed to someone with coronavirus?  If you have coronavirus symptoms, please notify the front desk immediately. These include: Cough Fever Shortness of breath  To help prevent contracting…

What You Need to Know About Congestive Heart Failure

February 21, 2020

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is responsible for one of the highest rates of hospitalization in the United States of any medical condition. Cardiologist Dr. Reza Mansoor and Agatha Giliberto, APRN recently…

Recognized for Our Value to the Vernon Community

February 7, 2020

Our Vernon Pediatrics practice was honored to be a surprise recipient of a complimentary lunch. D’Angelos is recognizing local organizations that make a difference in the community and work tirelessly…

January 22: Update on Technical Issues

January 22, 2020

We are experiencing technical issues impacting our phone system, our electronic health records (EHR) systems, the patient portal, and our scheduling tools, which have required some offices to reschedule patients.…

You Don’t Need to Suffer with Pain

January 16, 2020

Physiatry is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments, pain, or disabilities.Physiatrists specialize in a wide…

Walk-In Sick Visits for Vernon Pediatric Patients

January 16, 2020

Starting March 2, walk-in sick visits will be available for patients of Vernon pediatrics from 8am-9am. This is intended for patients who have developed symptoms in the last 24 hours…

Making a Difference in the Lives of Children

January 3, 2020

Starling Physicians was thrilled to once again partner with the Salvation Army to help children during the holidays. Our extremely generous providers and staff filled the wishes of about 450…

What’s Included in an Annual Wellness Visit for Medicare Patients

December 18, 2019

The Annual Wellness Visit is a once yearly appointment with your Primary Care Provider to discuss and create a personalized prevention plan. Medicare covers the cost of this visit.   Topics…

Join Us for a Free Education Event: Aging and Your Eyes

December 16, 2019

Join ophthalmologist, Dr. Martin Seremet, for a free information session to discuss: Eye care & common eye condition Cataract surgery Glaucoma Your questions and concerns WHEN: Wednesday, January 15 6:30pm-8:00pm…

Debilitating back pain does not need to ruin your life!

November 21, 2019

At Starling, we have brought together some of the leading specialists in spine care including an interventional pain management specialist, an orthopaedic spine surgeon, and a physiatrist. Our team works…

We will soon be sending electronic appointment reminders!

November 15, 2019

Starting in mid-December, many of our departments will be sending text or e-mail alerts about upcoming appointments instead making phone calls. A few departments will continue to rely on phone…

Starling Dialysis Access Surgeons Leading the Way with New Advancements in Care

October 23, 2019

Dr. Anne Lally and Dr. Matthew Brown are leading surgeons who ensure healthy vascular access to facilitate the highest level of dialysis access care. They are now utilizing the WavelinQ…

Medicare Advantage: Healthcare the Works to Your Advantage

October 14, 2019

Medicare Advantage is a program that provides expanded benefits for Medicare-eligible members. Advanced tracking of your preventive care to help you stay healthy Improved oversight of quality measures so we…

Why Go to Starling Radiology?

October 12, 2019

At Starling we provide one-stop, comprehensive, integrated care. When you need radiology services,  there are many benefits to staying within the Starling family: Our radiologists are located onsite so your…

Our dietitian will start seeing patients in Enfield: October 24th

October 8, 2019

Elisa Marley is our registered dietitian. She provides our oncology patients with personalized nutritional counseling and education. This includes: Assisting patients with the management of mouth sores, nausea, hydration, constipation,…

Taking a comprehensive approach to breast health

October 8, 2019

At Starling Physicians, we have a dedicated team focused on breast health. This team includes oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, occupational therapists, social worker, and dietitian. Together, we provide medical and surgical…

Starling Breast Health: Medical & Surgical Treatment for Breast Cancer & Benign Conditions

September 23, 2019

We are proud to provider comprehensive evaluation, care, and management for patients recently diagnosed with breast cancer or benign conditions. We place a strong emphasis on quality, timeliness, patient education,…

You Don’t Have to Suffer with Vein Disease

September 18, 2019

Vein disease affect more than 10% of the population. Drs. Mathur and Napoletano discuss symptoms and the newest in-office treatment options that can provide dramatic relief. Visit www.starlingphysicians.com/veincare for details and upcoming…

Recognized For Quality

September 13, 2019

Healthscore CT was developed to help Connecticut residents evaluate the quality of different healthcare organizations. They evaluated 19 leading healthcare organizations to see how they compared on 15 key quality…

Starling’s Integrative Medicine Center Offers Medical Hypnotherapy

August 26, 2019

Our Integrative Medicine Center in Newington offers medical hypnotherapy sessions to help individuals manage and cope with: Anxiety and stress Phobias Procedure preparation Pain management Chronic medical conditions Smoking cessation…

Dr. Morganstern Talks with Fox News About the Newest Innovation to Help Breast Cancer Patients Minimize Hair Loss

July 19, 2019

Breast cancer subspecialist, Dr. Daniel Morganstern, discusses the new cooling cap and how patients on certain drug regimens have experienced success rates of 80-90%.

Starting this August, Starling Radiology Will Offer Calcium Scoring, the Most Advanced Screening Method to Determine Risk of Heart Disease with Coronary CT Scan

July 16, 2019

The coronary arteries are the vessels that supply oxygen-rich blood to the heart. Plaque – made of fat, calcium, and other substances – can build up and narrow or close…

Starling Offers New Program to Help with Weight Loss

July 12, 2019

Stress and lack of motivation can be two factors that prevent weight loss. Starling Physicians now offers an education program to help people learn new skills and change their mindsets…

Cancer Prevention in the Asian Community

July 3, 2019

Starling Oncologist, Dr. Madhavi Gorusu, delivered an interesting presentation on cancer prevention in the Asian community. She highlights some of the nationwide declining cancer death rates which are in part…

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…

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…

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…

Don’t Let Incontinence Ruin Your Quality of Life

April 15, 2019

Incontinence, or loss of bladder control, is very common. The good news is there are many treatment options available. Urologist Dr. Archer-Goode and her team provide comprehensive work-ups for incontinence…

Get A Leg Up for Summer: Help Is Available for Troublesome Veins

April 5, 2019

Starling is proud to introduce Dr. Shishir Mathur, a Board Certified Interventional Cardiologist who offers minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins. He shares some of the most common vein conditions…

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…

Opening This April in Wethersfield: Starling’s New Congestive Heart Failure Clinic

March 19, 2019

Heart failure means your heart is not pumping blood as well as it should be. Heart failure is responsible for one of the highest rates of hospitalization in the United…

Spring is here… 5 things allergy sufferers need to know

March 19, 2019

  Due to global climate changes, allergists warn that spring allergy season continues to worsen each year.  Dr. Jigisha Morosky, an allergist/immunologist with Starling Physicians, addresses the most common questions about…

Spring into Action to Save a Life Starling’s 1st Annual Blood Drive & Bone Marrow Drive

March 15, 2019

Give Blood at Our Upcoming Blood Drive: Connecticut is facing the worst blood supply shortage in years! Every day, blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims,…

Meet Our New Chief Financial Officer: Gary Golliher

March 1, 2019

Gary joins us from the Hutchinson Clinic in Kansas where he served since 2015 as the CFO of a large physician-owned, multispecialty group practice with nearly 100 providers.  There he…

Meet Our New Chief Financial Officer: Gary Golliher

February 28, 2019

Gary joins us from the Hutchinson Clinic in Kansas where he served since 2015 as the CFO of a large physician-owned, multispecialty group practice with nearly 100 providers.  There he…

Interview with Our New Cardiologist: Dr. Shishir Mathur

January 31, 2019

We are thrilled to have Dr. Mathur join Starling Physicians where he will specialize in interventional cardiology, as well as see non-invasive patients. Dr. Mathur has been a physician for…

Looking for Hot New Recipes for Cold Winter Months?

January 30, 2019

Starling dietitian, Elisa Marley, provides some easy to make meals that have good nutritional value. Elisa is available for consultations. Call (860) 246-6647, ext. 2038           Click…

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…

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…

Dr. Savinelli Will Soon See Patients in Cromwell

January 3, 2019

Starting on January 29th, internist Dr. Thomas Savinelli will see patients in Cromwell on Tuesdays. For the remainder of the week, he will see patients in Wethersfield. Start the new…

Now taking new primary care patients in Southington

December 11, 2018

Dr. Holmes and Dr. Wadolowski are pleased to welcome Zaneta Martinez to their practice and the community. She is an experienced nurse practitioner who provides comprehensive, compassionate care for primary care…

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…

Starling Adds Physiatry/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation to Our Growing List of Specialties

November 13, 2018

Physiatry,  also called physical medicine and rehabilitation, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore  functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments, pain,…

Same day knee surgery, without risk of narcotics

November 6, 2018

Dr. Robert Belniak sat down with Good Morning Connecticut to talk about minimizing reliance on pain medication after knee or joint surgery. He discusses how pre and post-operative measures can…

Starling new facial plastics expert, Dr. Kenneth Andrews, shares non-surgical and surgical options for facial rejuvenation.

October 29, 2018

Starling new facial plastics expert, Dr. Kenneth Andrews, shares non-surgical and surgical options for facial rejuvenation. Read More >>

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:…

Don’t wait until you are sick to find a good primary care provider!

October 15, 2018

Starling Physicians wishes nurse practitioner, Tracy Coleman, a fond farewell. Starting October 26th, she will no longer see primary care patients at 300 Kensington Avenue and will be relocating. We…

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.…

Same Day Surgery Without Reliance on Pain Medication

September 25, 2018

Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Robert Belniak, and his patient talk with Better CT about the newest advancements in outpatient knee surgery. Hear how one woman’s life was dramatically improved after outpatient…

Learn About Vernon Pediatrics

September 13, 2018

Starling Physicians is proud to have welcomed the excellent providers at Vernon Pediatrics to the Starling pediatrics team. Drs. Martin, Lahman, Huang-Bulger, and nurse Karpey see patients at their office…

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…

Driving Efforts to Deliver a Better Healthcare Experience

August 22, 2018

We now offer complementary valet parking to patients visiting our Hematology/Oncology Infusion Center in Wethersfield between 10am and 3pm. If you are a Starling patient seeing another physician in Wethersfield,…

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>>

Advancements in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

July 19, 2018

Dr. Daniel Morganstern is Starling’s new leading breast cancer subspecialist. He is interviewed on Fox TV about a major research finding that was recently published from the largest breast oncology…

Learn about newest treatment option for an enlarged prostate

July 3, 2018

Urologist Joshua Stein, MD talks with Better CT about the newest laser treatment option for an enlarged prostate. Hear how a painless outpatient procedure made a difference in the life…

You don’t have to suffer with incontinence!

June 11, 2018

Over 13 million Americans have some form of urinary incontinence. Don’t let embarrassment over this common problem stop you from getting the help you need. Starling’s Continence Center, led by…

Coming Soon to Select Offices: Check in with Phreesia

June 11, 2018

This summer we are piloting new technology at select offices to facilitate the registration process. You will be provided an easy-to-use device at check-in that allows you to: Enter or…

Starling Team Raises Money for the American Lung Association

May 8, 2018

Congratulations to Team Lungevity. 14 participants were proud to support Fight for Air Climb. They climbed 688 steps and raised $1910. To learn more about how Starling Physicians supports patients…

Chronic Care Management for Medicare Patients

March 29, 2018

If you suffer from two or more chronic conditions, it can be overwhelming to manage your healthcare between doctor’s visits. Medicare’ s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program can help you…

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…

Dr. Tracy Levine Donates Her Time & Skills to Women Across the Globe

March 8, 2018

Dr. Tracy Levine, one of our exceptional doctors with Starling OB/GYN, has left for a 10-day surgical mission to the Philippines. She will be performing GYN surgery, and this is…

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…

When Women Should Seek Care From a Urologist

February 14, 2018

Some people may think that a urologist is only for men. However, urologists specialize in urinary and reproductive systems and can provide valuable advice to help women make well-informed decisions…

New Patient Form Helps Us Improve Our Communications With You

February 2, 2018

Starting this month, we are introducing a new patient registration form. This form ensures: We have updated insurance and demographic information to appropriately bill for medical services Allows you to…

Stay Safe…Stay Warm…How To Know When to Stay Home

January 16, 2018

With winter upon us, we strive to keep you up to date about office delays and closures due to the weather.  For timely updates: Visit starlingphysicians.com. Check the scrolling information…

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…

What You Need To Know About Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

December 7, 2017

Facial plastic surgery involves the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of facial structures. Surgeries can be cosmetic in nature to enhance the visual appearance of the facial structures and features. Surgeries can…

Our medically supervised weight loss program can change your life!

November 13, 2017

Don’t wait till after the holidays to think about losing weight! Better Connecticut features the Starling Slim Start Program. Hear from a recent participant who lost over 50 pounds and…

Starling Offers An Onsite Dispensary in Wethersfield for Oncology Patients

October 31, 2017

We prepare prescription medications for Hematology/Oncology patients that can be picked up right in our office or mailed home. This allows our trained clinicians to: Educate patients about their medications…

This December, we welcome Dr. Kenneth Andrews to our Ears, Nose & Throat team

October 30, 2017

As a board-certified otolaryngologist and fellowship trained facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Andrews treats issues impacting: Ears: hearing loss, infections, tinnitus, balance issues, and facial nerve disorders Nose:  sinus…

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…

Our Crowmell team is accepting new primary care patients

October 25, 2017

  They provide a full range of primary care services including: Health and wellness exams, travel medicine and vaccinations, routine screenings, and healthy lifestyle promotion Treatment of illnesses including sinus…

Hear from one of our experts on breast cancer

October 25, 2017

Dr. Todd Alekshun talks with Fox News about breast cancer treatment options and genetic risk factors. He shares that Connecticut may have the second highest incidence of invasive breast cancer,…