5116 Northwind Boulevard
Valdosta, GA 31605
Mon.-Thurs, 8:30am-5:00pm
Fri. 8:30am-1:00pm


Dr. Starling practices general orthopaedic surgery with a subspecialty interest in sports medicine, treating most musculoskeletal conditions of the extremities. He conducts all patient evaluations and treatment personally, and does not employ physician assistants or nurse practitioners. Credentials are important… a summarized list is below, and an extensive list can be found on the ” credentials”  page. For your convenience, he will see any emergency as a same day appointment.

 Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)

 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

 Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained

 Past recipient of full merit scholarship to Emory University School of Medicine 1990-94, Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia with Highest honors 1990, former valedictorian of Lowndes High School 1986, Division 1 NCAA college team physician exposure- Univ. of  Tennessee 1999, Level 1 Trauma Center training experience 1994-99

Listen to Dr. Starling with Phil Jones and Monty Long on WJEM  sports radio/ FOX sports local affiliate, 1150 AM, 96.1 FM, every other Friday morning at 7:30 on ” The doctor is in…”