- Undergraduate: Brown University, Bachelor of Science, Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
- Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
- General Surgery Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center of New York City
- Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Surgical Metabolism & Nutrtion)
- Private practice of General Surgery since 1989.
- Hospital Affiliations: Holy Cross Hospital, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
Practice Website: lstarin.wordpress.com