Mark Starr, MD(H)

ICRM Instructor & Founding Member

 

Dr. Mark Starr is board certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the Arizona State Board of Homeopathic Medical Examiners. He was also board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1997.

He has been in private practice since 1996 when he began his first pain clinic in Columbia, MO. After 5 years, his practice relocated to Marietta, GA. Dr. Starr recently opened his pain and sports medicine clinic in Paradise Valley, AZ.

In 2005, he published the widely acclaimed, Hypothyroidism Type 2: The Epidemic, Dr. Starr continues to speak internationally regarding his book, including recent lectures in Stockholm this September. He has also spoken at McGill College in Montreal last February, the American Bariatric Society meeting in 2008,the 2007 Orthomolecular conference in Toronto, International College of Integrative Medicine in Grand Rapids, MI, and the American Academy of Environmental Medicine in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Starr is scheduled to speak this November at the American College for the Advancement of Medicine in LasVegas.

Dr. Starr’s progressive approach to alternative medicine offers cutting-edge therapies designed to accelerate the healing of hypothyroidism, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Candidiasis, acute and chronic injuries, sprains, strains and fractures.

 

CURRICULUM VITAE


21st Century Pain and Sports Medicine, Inc.

10565 N. Tatum Blvd., Suite B115

Paradise Valley, Arizona 85253

Phone: 480-607-6503

Fax: 480-607-6533


BOARD STATUS:

Arizona State Board of Homeopathic and Integrative Medicine

Fellow Member American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Diplomat

Member American Academy of Pain Medicine


EXPERIENCE:

Current

21st Century Pain and Sports Medicine, Inc

10565 N Tatum Blvd #B115

Paradise Valley, AZ 85253


1/07 - 02/08

Preventative Medicine Inc.

627 Cherokee St, Suite 6, Marietta, GA, 30060


4/96 - 12/00

Starr Pain Clinic

201 West Broadway, Suite 3

Columbia, MO 65203


1/95 - 10/95

Attending Physician, Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Bronx, NY


9/94

Private Practice (part-time) Andrew A. Fischer, MD, Ph.D, P.C. 

Great Neck, NY


9/93 - 6/94

Locum Tenens 

Cox North and South Hospital

Springfield, MO


Moonlighter in Emergency Room Employed by Columbia Regional Hospital Fayette, MO

 


COMMITTEES: 

House Staff Orientation Committee- Treasurer, 1992-94 Infectious Disease Control Committee, 1992-94 Medical Records Review Committee, 1992-94


PRESENTATIONS:

The Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Chemical Toxicity and Sensitivities,

American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Endocrine Clinical Syndromes- Type 2 Hypothyroidism, April 17- 19, 2004, Overland Park, Kansas.

Ninth Annual International Conference and Workshops on Neuropathic and Musculoskeletal Pain, "Stretching in the Management of Muscle Pain". May 19-23 1997, Sheraton Hotel, New York, NY.

Eighth World Congress of Pain. Myofascial Symposium "Diagnosis and Treatment of Muscle Pain Syndromes", Relaxation Exercises". August 23-25, 1996, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Third International Course and Workshop, Myofascial Pain, Muscle Spasm, Fibromyalgia, November, 1995, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL.

Case Studies of Injection Techniques with Video Documentation of Outcomes 2. Workshops and Video; Muscle Relaxation Techniques, Including Reciprocal Inhibition, Spray and Stretch, Spray and Limber.

American Academy PM&R 57th Annual Assembly, November, 1995, Marriott World Center, Orlando, FL. Instructor, Myofascial Pain Advanced Workshop

Second International Course and Workshop, Myofascial Pain, Muscle Spasm, Fibromyalgia, December, 1994. Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY. "Case Studies of Injection Techniques with Video Documentation of Outcomes".

SPECT: A New Diagnostic Technique in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Poster presentation, AAPM&RlACRM, Miami, FL, November, 1993.

SPECT: Monitoring in TBI with Dopamine Against Therapy.

Poster presentation, AAPM&RI ACRM, San Fransisco , California 199

Psychopharmacology Therapy in a patient with Prolonged Post- Traumatic Unconsciousness. Poster presentation, AAPM&RI ACRM, San Francisco, California, 1992.


PUBLICATIONS:

Type 2 Hypothyroidism, The Epidemic, New Voice Publications, March 2005.

"Theory and practice of myofascial I pain as both practicing clinician and patient", published in the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, April, 1997.


RESEARCH:

Endocrinopathies and their relation to pain. Referral physician for Broda O. Barnes, MD Research Foundation.


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation American Academy of Pain Medicine

National Registry of Who's Who, 1999 Edition.


HOBBIES:

Golf, swimming, fishing, and jogging