"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. Dr. Starkman practices Integrative Family Medicine, blending Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) with conventional western medicine to help his patients regain and maintain their optimal health. He began studying Tai Chi in 1998 and then also became a Reiki practitioner in 2004. He studied the Bodytalk system as well and certified in 2004. Dr. Starkman has interests in magnetic therapy devices and used the MagnoPro for several years. The office recently acquired a BEMER therapy device, which patients can use by appointment."
"At Osteopathic Healing Arts, LLC, we strive to give you quality care in order to help you reach your health & life goals. The distinct advantage of Direct Primary Care with Osteopathic Healing Arts, LLC is that we focus on you & your health without the insurance companies getting involved. Direct Primary Care is an innovative membership-based approach that brings the doctor-patient relationship back to the forefront of healthcare, while improving the quality of care and putting money back into your pocket. At Osteopathic Healing Arts, LLC in Libertyville, Illinois, we are here for your entire family throughout Chicago. Dr. Joseph Starkman, D.O. is a board-certified family medicine physician who provides primary care for all ages and levels of health. Our goal is to keep you healthy, thus avoiding the need for care beyond your visits with us. With our comprehensive approach, you can create a healthier and more balanced life."