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Kent Starkweather, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars




Clinical Interests:

Preventive care and health promotion
Population health
Social determinants of health
Geriatric care

Languages Spoken:


Patients Treated:

Young Adults


Dr. Starkweather feels that working in healthcare has enabled him to have the opportunity to positively impact the local community by promoting health, preventing disease, and building relationships that can make a difference in people's lives. 

Practicing family medicine allows him to provide comprehensive care to individuals of all ages. The holistic approach appealed to Dr. Starkweather and his ability to build long-term, meaningful relationships with his patients. 

Education & Training

Medical School:

East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN


Baptist Memorial Family Medicine Residency, Memphis, TN

Graduate School:

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (751 ratings, 358 comments)

  • Feb 7, 2024

    Dr Starkweather is always outstanding. We will continue to work with him.

  • Feb 7, 2024

    Dr.Starkweather and his staff are the best. Always so nice and very helpful!!!

  • Feb 7, 2024

    Doctor Strackweather is outstanding in the care he gives to patients and the time he spends and assisting with your needs

  • Feb 7, 2024


  • Feb 7, 2024

    We love DR Starkwether. He is very competent and as a Southerner my self, we are happy to have him as our Doctor.

  • Feb 5, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather really is "outstanding" in every respect. I believe that he's the best PCP that I've ever had. He's an example of what a family practice doctor ought to be.

  • Feb 5, 2024


  • Feb 2, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is such a great MD to have with Lee Physician Group. I feel he listens to my concerns, takes the time to assess other conditions that may be impacting my health!

  • Feb 1, 2024

    I appreciate my experience with Dr Starkweather. I am so grateful to have finally found a Sr in SW Fl that I am so happy with. His staff is also excellent.

  • Feb 1, 2024

    Dr Starkweather is awesome- and his whole team was on time and excellent-

  • Jan 31, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather has an interest in my health and not only helps me with all my medical and physical needs, but he also tries to help me with the mental side of “me”. He's been a true blessing to me in my older years.

  • Jan 30, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is the best doctor I've had in all of my 55 years on this earth. He has to be valued and appreciated, because he cares, and it's very obvious and evident. I feel very fortunate to have him as my PCP.

  • Jan 30, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather and his nurse/medical assistant were both totally professional and caring. They make my medical appointments welcoming and informative. They are both wonderful. Thanks!

  • Jan 28, 2024

    Dr Starkweather is an outstanding general practitioner I am fortunate to have him as my primary care doctor.

  • Jan 27, 2024

    Staff "very good" instead of "excellent" is because I need to show the difference. The whole experience the [ ] cannot be better.

  • Jan 25, 2024

    Dr Starkweather is excellent, informative, pleasant and take time to listen. The staff is also of the same.

  • Jan 21, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is a wonderful, caring physician who always puts me at ease and lets me know that he cares about my overall health. I am so glad that I selected him after my previous PCP left the practice. He makes me feel valued as a human being.

  • Jan 21, 2024

    Dr Starkweather takes the time to listen to my concerns and provides treatment necessary.

  • Jan 17, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is outstanding. Never let him leave.

  • Jan 16, 2024

    Dr. Starkweather is an outstanding doctor. I am delighted to be his patient. Also, the receptionist is wonderful

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