Dr. David Foyt, MD

Dr. David Foyt, MD

Neurotology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. David Foyt, MD is a neurotology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1990 and specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.

50 New Scotland Ave

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 262-5575

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ear Ache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cochlear Implant Insertion
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Foyt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foyt "Dr. Foyt is the only physician in the Albany area that is subspecialty board certified in Neurotology. The Institute is an internationally recognized 'Center of Excellence.' We provide the highest and most up-to-date level of care for ear disorders possible."

2  Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

44  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tympanometry
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Columbia University, Columbia College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • House Ear Clinic/institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foyt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foyt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foyt to family and friends
25 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Foyt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Saved the hearing in both my ears. Referred from a friend. Not the most warm and fuzzy doctor but an excellent surgeon. Got the job done for me!
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Excellent doctor for ear problems. I came in for vertigo and superior canal dehiscence. Took great care of me. Then I also asked about my hoarse voice. He said that he is an ear subspecialist and sent me to another doctor. So if you have a vertigo or hearing problem and need an excellent surgeon...more
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Dr. Foyt took out a huge tumor from my son's ear. Great doctor. He moved to Albany Med and we see him there.
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Great ear doctor. Saved my son's hearing. He had a huge cholesteatoma. We see him now at Albany Med. He is director of some department there but sees patients as well.
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I am 64 and have hearing loss in one ear. Foyt said it was a simple operation, same day surgery. I only learned of the risks while signing paperwork a few days before the surgery. I assumed the were very slight risks since the Dr. never mentioned them. Now, a year later, I cannot taste my food at...more
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