Dr. Preston F. Foster, MD

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Specializes in Transplant Surgery • Male • Age 59

8201 Ewing Halsell Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Hospital Quality

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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
8026 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Foster

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Texas Transplant Physician Group
Liver Disease and Transplant
8201 Ewing Halsell Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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    Dr. Foster's Experience

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    Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Transplant Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Critical Care Surgery, 1993
    • General Surgery, 2007
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    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Bile Duct Procedures
    • Bile Duct Surgery
    • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
    • Hepatobiliary Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Liver Resection
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Liver Resection
    • Liver Surgery
    • Liver Transplant
    • Microwave Treatments
    • Nanoknife
    • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
    • Radiation Therapy
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
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    • Adenoma
    • Benign Diseases of the Liver
    • Bile Duct Disorders
    • Bile Duct Obstruction
    • Bile Duct Stricture
    • Cholangiocarcinoma
    • Choledochal Cyst
    • Cirrhosis
    • Common Bile Duct Stone
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hemangioma
    • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    • Hyperplasia
    • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
    • Liver Cancer
    • Liver Diseases & Disorders (incl. Hepatitis & Cirrhosis)
    • Liver Tumor
    • Metastatic Liver Cancer
    • Polycystic Liver Disease
    • Portal Hypertension
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    Background Check for Dr. Foster

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Rush Medical College
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    Baylor University
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Foster & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Foster's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Foster has admitting privileges:

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    • Methodist Hospital

    • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Foster

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Foster's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 4 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Foster
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Foster accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Molina
    • MultiPlan
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Texas Transplant Physician Group
    Liver Disease and Transplant
    8201 Ewing Halsell Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    (210) 575-4837 (Office)
    (210) 575-8480 (Fax)
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