Dr. Allen R. Foster, MD

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Specializes in Anesthesiology • Male • Age 53

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    • Anesthesiology
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

    3 Sanctions

    • Felony conviction relating to health care fraud  (1/27/2012)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Tennessee
    • Felony conviction  (1/25/2012)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Dr. Allen Ricardo Foster; License # MD049514L

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been convicted of a felony.

      Action Taken:

      The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has revoked the physician's license effective 01-17-2012 .

    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Other  (12/20/2010)
    • Action Taken: License Restricted
    • Summary: Allen Ricardo Foster, MD License # 31234

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician is being investigated for alleged violations of federal law by the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee; and the physician does not admit such allegations.

      On June 24, 2010 the State filed a notice of charges alleging that the physician had violated the Medical Practice Act and certain rules of the Board with regard to prescribing controlled substances, which the physician denies.

      Action Taken

      The physician entered into an Agreed Order Temporarily Restricting Prescribing and Staying Proceedings with the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners as a means of avoiding duplication of effort and an unnecessary expenditure of time and resources litigating this case while also dealing with the federal allegations. The physician agrees to the following and is not limited to the following.

      1. The physician’s license # 31234 is temporarily restricted from writing prescriptions for controlled substances.
      2. The physician is prohibited from approving the writing of prescriptions by any other provider or supervising any other provider who writes prescriptions for controlled substances.
      3. Further proceedings n this matter are stayed pending further orders of the Board.
      4. State: Tennessee

    0 Board Actions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Howard University College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Howard University Hospital-Pediatrics Intership
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Complete in 1993
    Howard University Hospital
    Complete in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Foster & Staff

    • English
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