Suzanne Starling, MD

Suzanne P Starling, MD, A Medical Corporation | San Diego, California

Suzanne Starling is a board certified Child Abuse Pediatrician and has spent her career collaborating with investigators and attorneys to improve the investigation and prosecution of child abuse, regularly providing expert medical testimony in child abuse cases. Dr. Starling also lectures nationally and internationally for medical, investigative, and legal audiences. She has served as a leader in Child Abuse Pediatrics for many years. She is a charter member of the Helfer Society, an honorary society for physician specialists in child abuse. Dr. Starling helped shape the direction of the field as a past chair of the American Board of Pediatrics’ subboard on Child Abuse Pediatrics. She has authored more than 40 journal articles and book chapters in the field, as well as edited the well-respected textbook Medical Response to Child Sexual Abuse. Dr. Starling has served as Medical Director of child abuse programs at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN; Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk VA; and most recently as Executive Director and Medical Director at the Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, CA. Presently Dr. Starling is the director of a medical consulting company in San Diego.