About the Doctor

Dr. Michael J. Star, MD, is an integral member of the Orthopaedic Surgery department at the Cleveland Clinic, bringing over two decades of experience to his practice. His journey in medicine began at Boston University where he obtained both his undergraduate and medical degrees, after which he completed his residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. His expertise was further honed through fellowships in total joint replacement and spinal disorders at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.

Dr. Star’s extensive practice includes general orthopaedics, with a focus on treating arthritis and performing complex surgeries. His work at the Cleveland Clinic, since 2016, has been marked by his role within the Arthritis Center and his significant contributions to teaching as an Assistant Clinical Professor. Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Star is a respected figure in the orthopaedic community, known for his scholarly publications and his dedication to patient care.



Graduated School

Boston University School of Medicine

Specialization School

Frequently Asked Questions

  • In which specialty does Dr. Michael Star work?

    He works in the orthopaedic surgery department.

  • At which hospital does Michael Star work?

    Dr. Michael works at - Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

  • What diseases is Dr. Michael in?

    Dr. Michael specializes in diseases and treatments such as joint injections, hyaluronic acid (HA), general orthopaedics and arthritis of the shoulder, elbow pain, broken bones.

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