James S. Starman, MD

James S. Starman, MD

Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine & General Orthopedics

Dr. James S. Starman is a board-certified, Sports Medicine Fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and reconstruction. Dr. Starman began his medical training at the esteemed University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, during which time he spent a year working directly with world-renowned ACL surgeon Dr. Freddie Fu.

Upon graduation, Dr. Starman completed a multifaceted orthopedic surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina and a comprehensive sports medicine fellowship at the University of Virginia (UVA). During his fellowship, Dr. Starman had the privilege of assisting in the care of a variety of collegiate teams including the 2013-14 ACC Men’s Basketball Champion UVA Cavaliers, nationally ranked UVA men’s lacrosse team, and the James Madison Dukes football team.

His areas of expertise include:

  • Shoulder, elbow, and knee arthroscopy
  • Complex shoulder and knee trauma/reconstruction
  • Shoulder and Knee Arthroplasty
  • ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, and meniscal repair
  • General fracture care and sports-related injuries of the upper and lower extremities

Dr. Starman is a reviewer for the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He is a member of a variety of national professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Starman has authored dozens of publications in peer-reviewed journals covering various sports medicine and fracture care topics and has been a contributing author to seven different textbooks. His articles have been featured in the prominent Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine, and the Journal of Arthroscopy, among others. He was also recognized nationally by the American Medical Association as a recipient of the National Leadership Foundation Award for his medical advocacy work.

In his free time, Dr. Starman enjoys playing golf, watching college football, cycling, and spending time with his wife and daughters. Both he and his wife were born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and are truly happy to be a part of the friendly Palm Beach County community.

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