Dr. Starr joined Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics in 2013. He was born and grew up on Massachusetts’ north shore. He received his undergraduate degree from Colby College prior to participating in neuropharmacology research at George Washington University. He attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed his residency in pediatrics at Mount Sinai – New York and Tufts Medical Center (Floating Hospital for Children).
Dr. Starr continued his education by completing a pediatric infectious disease fellowship at Hasbro Children’s Hospital (Brown University), Providence, RI. As a board-certified Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist, Dr. Starr is available for any infectious disease consultations (including pre-travel visits).
His love of pediatrics is founded in helping parents, children and teens better understand disease processes and prevention. He especially enjoys discussing preparing for international travel, judicious antibiotic use and vaccines with his patients.
In his free time, he enjoys cycling, downhill and XC skiing, swimming, tennis, travelling internationally and reading.
He currently resides in Boston with his partner and their two rescued dogs, an Australian Shepherd Mix and a yellow lab.