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Joseph J. Starkman, D.O.

Board Certified Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Starkman is a Board Certified Family Physician and a graduate of Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his post-graduate training at the University of Chicago (Northshore) Family Medicine Residency Program. His treatment approach is integrative; Dr. Starkman utilizes Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy (OMT), Nutrition and Functional Medicine to help patients recover from illness and optimize their health.  His western medical approach is based in conventional family medicine, but also incorporates hormone testing/balancing, the HCG weight-loss protocol and more. Dr. Starkman treats both children and adults with Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT).  He has been training in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) since 2004 and primarily uses Cranial Osteopathy based in the Biodynamic model, along with myofascial release and balanced ligamentous tension techniques.

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Reviews of Dr. Joseph Starkman

Amber SchoberAmber Schober
17:03 04 Mar 23
Dr. Starkman is a super physician in every way. He listens, and takes what we say into consideration before even making suggestions. The bottom line is totally up to the patient. I have NEVER been told, "I'm the doctor here, you need to do what I say", as I have from doctors in the past. He has the humility to admit when he doesn't know about a question I have, but is always willing to research and come back with a doctors perspective on something I'm concerned about. Because he is a Self Directed Care provider, he is able to focus on suggesting treatments that insurances don't typically allow until a whole string of expensive OTHER treatments are tried. Even if a doctor KNOWS that choice 12 on the list would be the best thing for his patient. I love having a doctor who truly cares about making and keeping his patients well, in the most natural way possible. He is, however, not opposed to traditional treatments to the point of refusing to use it even when other natural treatments haven't worked. I've never looked FORWARD to doctor appointments before Dr. Starkman!!
18:04 29 Dec 22
Excellent work by Dr Starkman today to loosen up my tight back.
MJ WilsonMJ Wilson
04:31 24 Mar 21
Dr. Starkman worked with me over the course of many months to improve my health and quality of life using natural methods. He's great at helping patients sort through symptoms to get to the bottom of their causes rather than just treating the symptoms themselves. I'm so grateful that I found a physician who helps people get well rather than one who is content with simply "managing" illnesses!
Joy GouldJoy Gould
14:25 24 Aug 19
Dorine T.Dorine T.
07:32 08 Mar 19
Dr. Starkman is an excellent doctor. He will share natural options as well medication options. Will be respectful of your choices. Pays a lot of attention to nutrition. He actually cares for your health and is not there just to be a sales rep for the Pharma industry.
Alyssa BellAlyssa Bell
16:03 21 Dec 17
Awesome doctor! Natural minded won't throw rx down your throat... allows parents to do as they wish in regards to vaccines
Jerry WeberJerry Weber
20:23 25 Jun 17
Dr Starkman is an excellent physician. He started by taking a careful history of my health. We discussed my health goals, and he has worked with me to optimize my health. I am looking forward to my next comprehensive panel because I believe my indicators will be all looking better.

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(224) 424-0168
114 W. Rockland Rd, Suite 202 Libertyville, IL 60048
Monday-Thursday, 9:30-4:30 and Friday, 9:30-3:30