Dr. James Steven Starman , MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

(561) 798-6600

Center For Bone & Joint Sgy
10131 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 206
Wellington, FL 33414


James S. Starman, M.D. is a Board Eligible, Sports Medicine Fellowship trained Orthopaedic 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, he completed a multifaceted orthopaedic surgery residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina and a comprehensive Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Virginia. 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 James Madison 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 and Joint Surgery, and 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 and 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 daughter. 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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Years in Practice: N/A

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Wellington Regional Medical Center
  • Palms West Hospital

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana South Florida HUMx HMOx
  • Molina Mrktplace FL
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Starman's Office Information

Fax: (561) 175-3332
Website: boneandjoint.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Starman's Other Office Information

The Center For Bone & Joint Surgery Of The Palm Beaches
440 N State Road 7 Ste D
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 798-6600

Fax:(561) 175-3332
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM