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Benjamin M. Starnes, M.D., FAAP

About

Professional Statement

Kid friendly approach to medical care. Areas of interest: Acne, Adolescent Medicine, Asthma, Attention Deficit Disorder, Constipation, Ear Infections, Encopresis, Gay and Lesbian Medicine, Gay and Lesbian teens, General Practice, Newborn Care, Otitis Media, Pediatric Care, Pediatric Development, Pediatric Exams, Pediatric Mental Health, Urinary Tract Infections, Well Child Care.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

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  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

Mercer University School of Medicine
medical school
Tulane University and Hospital
residency

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Urticaria
  • Anal Itching
  • Anemia
  • Angioma
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sports Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Arm Injury
  • Arm Pain
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Brain Concussion
  • Breast Discharge
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Candidiasis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of Neck
  • Cellulitis Of Trunk
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder
  • Chlamydia
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cold Sore
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diaper Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Skin
  • Ear Infections
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema Herpeticum
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Encopresis
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever Of Unknown Origin
  • Fever With Chills
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Intolerances
  • Foot Injury - Sports Related
  • Foot Pain
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease In Infancy
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Failure
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Immunizations
  • Impetigo
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Influenza
  • Injury Of Muscle
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Lazy Eye
  • Learning Disability
  • Leg Injury
  • Leg Pain
  • Lethargy
  • Lgbt Health
  • Lice
  • Ligament Injury
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Mumps
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Mycoplasma
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Norovirus
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overuse Injury
  • Painful Periods
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Persistent Vomiting
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy
  • Psoriasis
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Running Injury
  • Scab
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scarlet Fever
  • School Anxiety
  • School Physical
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Tag
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Sports Injury
  • Sports Physical
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Strawberry Mark
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcus
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Sunburn
  • Syncope
  • Teething
  • Tinea
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tongue Sores
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urticaria
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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Personal Interests

Writing, Tennis, Skiing, Traveling
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Professional Associations

American Academy of Pediatrics
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Benjamin M. Starnes practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
Medical Groups
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