Dr. James L. Foster, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Foster's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
More
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Less
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  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
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Background Check for Dr. Foster

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

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Education & Training

Medical School

Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997

Internship Hospital

Med Center Of Central Ga
Complete in 1998

Residency Hospital

Mercer University Dept Surgery Mccg
Complete in 2002

Fellowship Hospital

Med University Sc
Complete in 2005
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Foster & Staff

  • English
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