Peninsula Dermatologic Surgery Mohs



321 Middlefield Road, Suite 245
Menlo Park, CA 94025
T 650.326.7222 F 650.326.7332

DR. JON STARR

After growing up on the San Francisco Peninsula, Dr. Starr pursued his undergraduate, medical, and residency training at the University of California, Davis. He completed his surgical training at Harvard Medical School and was promoted to Harvard faculty in 1993. In 1995 Dr. Starr returned to California and joined the Stanford Medical School faculty, where he established and directed the Division of Dermatologic and Laser Surgery. He started his private practice in 1999 and focuses on the management of complex skin cancers, with a special emphasis on Mohs micrographic surgery. Dr. Starr remains on the Stanford Medical School faculty as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty Assistant Professor where he teaches medical students and residents advanced surgical techniques.

VOTED Bay Area's Top 551 Doctors by 

 

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Present

 

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology Certificate

 

Present

 

California Medical License

 

 

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Present

  Private practice
   

Menlo Park, CA

 

1996 - Present

 

Stanford University School of Medicine
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology

 

1997 - 2000

 

Stanford University School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Director, Division of Dermatologic Surgery
Director, Cutaneous Laser Surgery Center

 

1995 - 1997

 

Kaiser Permanente, Santa Theresa
Dermatologist/Dermatologic Surgeon

 

1995 - 1997

 

Stanford University School of Medicine
Clinical Instructor, Department of Dermatology

 

1993 - 1995

 

Harvard Medical School
Instructor, Department of Dermatology

 

1992 - 1993

 

Harvard Medical School
Fellow, Department of Dermatology
Division of Dermatologic Surgery

 

1991 - 1992

 

University of California, Davis
Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology

 

1989 - 1991

 

University of California, Davis
Department of Dermatology
Residency - Dermatology

 

1988 - 1989

 

Oregon Health Sciences University
Department of Internal Medicine
Internship - Medicine

 

1984 - 1988

 

University of California, Davis
School of Medicine

 

 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Original Articles

Greenleaf JE, Van Beaumont W, Convertino VA, Starr JC: Handgrip and general muscular strength and endurance during prolonged bedrest with isometric and isotonic leg exercise training. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 54:696-700, l983.

Starr JC, Kilmer SL, Wheeland RG: Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Laser Plume for Simian Immunodeficiency Virus. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 8:297-300, 1992.

Chotzen VA, Starr JC, Mauro TM, Mal De Meleda in a Laotian Family. Int J Dermatol 32:602-604, 1993.

Martin A, Tope WD, Grevelink JM, Starr JC, et al. Lack of selectivity of protoporphyrin IX fluorescence for basal cell carcinoma after topical application of 5-aminolevulinic acid:implications for photodynamic treatment. Arch Dermatol Res 287:665-674, 1995.

Starr JC, Integrating digital image management software for improved patient care and optimal practice management. Dermatol Surg 32:834- 840,2006.

Chapters

Starr JC, Wheeland RG: Silicone Granuloma. In Clinical Dermatology, D. Joseph Demis, M.D., Ph.D., Editor - Vol 2 (Unit 8-16);1-3, 1991.

Starr JC, Wheeland RG: Paraffinoma. In Clinical Dermatology, D. Joseph Demis, M.D., Ph.D., Editor - Vol 2 (Unit 8-11); 1-2, 1991..

Starr JC, Wheeland RG: Retinoids in Cutaneous Oncology. In Cutaneous Surgery, RG Wheeland, M.D., Editor. W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1994.

Starr JC, Fewkes JL. Head and Neck Melanoma. In Facial Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive. DB Cooke, Editor. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1997.

Starr JC, Wheeland RG: Silicone Granuloma. In Clinical Dermatology, D. Joseph Demis, M.D., Ph.D., Editor - Vol 2 (Unit 8-16); 1-2, 1999.

Starr JC, Wheeland RG: Paraffinoma. In Clinical Dermatology, D. Joseph Demis, M.D., Ph.D., Editor - Vol 2 (Unit 8-11); 1-2, 1999.

Abstracts

Starr JC, Kilmer SL, Wheeland RG: Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Laser Plume for the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus. Lasers in Surgery and Med Suppl 3:9 (Abstract), 1991.

Text Reviews

Starr JC, Book Review: Year Book of Dermatologic Surgery, 1994. Arch Dermatol 131:1095,1995.

Starr JC. Book Review: Surgical Dermatology. In Pediatric Dermatology 15(4), 332-333, 1998.

Faculty Reviewer of answers to the Dermatology section of USMLE Step 2: The Stanford Solution. 2000.

Invited Submissions

Starr JC, Fewkes JL. Combination topical chemotherapy for actinic keratoses. Fitzpatrick’s J Clinical Dermatol March/April:50, 1994.

Starr JC. “The ABCD’s of Skin Cancer Recognition” – Stanford Medical School on-line web based continuing medical education, 2000.

 

PRESENTATIONS

"How to recognize a wound healing problem." THE NEXT STEP: Mastering Outpatient Cutaneous Procedures. Stanford School of Medicine. May 22, 2005

"Mohs surgery, the technique and indications for the Plastic Surgeon." Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Plastic Surgery grand rounds. October 4, 2000.

"Surgical Pearls for the General Dermatologist." California Dermatologic Society, San Diego, California. October 8, 2000.

"The ABCs of Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin Cancer." Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology grand rounds. April 24, 2000.

"Surgical Pearls" – Clinical symposium, American Academy of Dermatology 58th annual meeting, March 15, 2000.

"Visible light lasers and cutaneous medicine" – Grand Rounds speaker, Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, February 4, 2000

"The ABCD's of Skin Cancer Recognition" – Stanford Medical School on- line web based continuing medical education.

"Dermatology and Skin Cancer" – AM Radio KSCO & KOMY talk show guest, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, July 17, 1999.

"Mohs surgery" 10th annual symposium, Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Surgery, Stanford University.

"Residual Carcinoma" Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Grand Rounds, Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

"Diagnosis and Management of Common Skin Cancers" Santa Teresa Community Hospital, San Jose, California

"Cutaneous Oncology: Recognition and Management of Common Skin Cancers" Medical-Dental Winter Conference; Salt Lake City, Utah.

"Residual Carcinoma, A Management Dilemma" Pacific Dermatologic Association Annual Conference; Kauai, Hawaii.

"Viral and Bacterial Viability in the Carbon Dioxide Laser Plume" Pacific Dermatologic Association Annual Conference; Vancouver,Canada.

"Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Laser Plume for the SimianImmuodeficiency Virus" Eleventh Annual Meeting for the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. San Diego, California

"Analysis of the Carbon Dioxide Laser Plume for the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus" San Francisco Dermatologic Society Annual Scientific Presentation Resident Competition; San Francisco, California

"Mal de Meleda - An Expanded View" Advanced Seminars in Dermatology; San Diego, California

 


EDITORIAL POSITIONS

1998 - 2000

 

Associate Editor of “The Cutting Edge”, Archives of Dermatology

 

1997 - 1999

 

Assistant Editor, Dermatologic Surgery

 




PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES/COMMITTEES

American Academy of Dermatology

American College for Mohs Surgery

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

 


UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

2000 - Present

 

Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
Dermatologic Surgery teaching staff

 

1995 - Present

 

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

 

1995 - Present

 

Lucille Packard Children's Hospital

 

2000 - 2006

 

Stanford University School of Medicine
Deputy Chief, Department of Dermatology

 

1998 - 2000

 

Committee for dermatopathology fellow selection

 

1999 - 2000

 

Committee for MCL position for Dermatopathologist

 

1998 - 2000

 

Committee for dermatopathology fellow selection



 

LANGUAGES

English

INTERESTS

Golf, skiing, running, hiking