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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Brian Starr, MD

4.5 out of 5 (59 Ratings)
  • Anesthesiology
    (Board Certified)
  • Pain Medicine
    (Board Certified)
  • Pain Management
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
2675 Harris St.
Eureka, CA 95503
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

St. Joseph Health Medical Group
2675 Harris St.
Eureka, CA 95503
Get Directions
(707) 476-2929
(707) 268-3255

Secondary Office

St. Joseph Health Medical Group
2700 Dolbeer St.
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-8121
(707) 269-9586

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Anesthesiology
      (Board Certified)
    • Pain Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    • Pain Management
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston, TX - 2005
    • Residency
      Mount Sinai Medical Center: Anesthesiology- New York, NY - 2009
    • Fellowship
      University of Virginia: Interventional Pain Management- Charlottesville, VA - 2010
  • Biography



    Dr. Starr moved to Humboldt County in 2015. He and his family enjoy taking advantage of the many outdoor activities here. He also works at the St. Joseph Health Medical Group Pain Management Clinic and is accepting new patients.

    As a new addition to Humboldt Medical Specialists' Interventional Pain Management practice, I am excited to be partnering with Dr. Daniel Krauchuk and continuing in building a great team. I am coming most recently from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, where I was Director of the Pain Consultation and Treatment Center for three years.

    I have extensive experience in pain management and anesthesiology and offer specialized services for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain, spinal conditions, nerve and muscle disease, non-surgical orthopedic injuries, and cancer. I work with each of my patients carefully, analyzing their condition and lifestyle to determine the most appropriate treatment.

    Some of my treatments for pain management include techniques such as specialized injections, assistive devices, physical and occupational therapies to alleviate pain and help patients regain mobility, independence, and function.

    Conditions Treated

    Procedures Performed

    • Neck pain
    • Epidural steroid injections
    • Lower back pain
    • Radiofrequency ablation of facet joints
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Sympathetic blocks
    • Cancer pain
    • Head and neck blocks
    • Spasticity
    • Arthritis
    • Sacroiliac joint pain
    • Radiofrequency ablation of knee
    • Botox injections for migraine
    • Spinal cord stimulator, trials and implants
    • Pain pumps for cancer pain
    • Baclofen pumps for spasticity

    I am a member of the following professional health organizations:

    • Humboldt-Del Norte Medical Society
    • California Medical Association
    • California Society of Anesthesiologists
    • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • American Pain Society
    • Spine Intervention Society

    I am proud to be part of our medical community and I look forward to working with you and assisting you with any of your pain management needs. Please feel free to contact my office at (707) 476-2929, at any time.

    American Board of Anesthesiology
    American Board of Anesthesiology, Sub-specialty Pain Management
  • 3-Jul-2018
    No problems. #10. Already have!
    Seemed really nice/Haven't been able to do procedure yet just cancellation.
    I always tell people how great this provider is!
    *Brian Starr, MD was "very" professional and caring!! Excellent experience.
    He's a good Doctor who has concerns for what matters. He's kind. That says it all to me.
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