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Neurotology | Male

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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.

Biography

Dr. David Foyt, MD is a neurotology doctor who practices in Albany, NY. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Foyt is affiliated with Albany Medical Center Hospital.

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Dr. Foyt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (6)
Albany, NY |
Dr. Foyt took out a huge tumor from my son's ear. Great doctor. He moved to Albany Med and we see him there.
Albany, NY |
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.
in Hyde Park, NY |
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 all, and the hearing is only slightly better. Of course the Dr. says, according to his "in house" hearing test that me hearing is totally restored. I can tell you it is not. He botched the surgery.
in Scotia, NY |
Dr. Foyt performed 2 surgery's on me in 2010 and 2011. The VA had missed something for years and if it wasn't for him, I may have been paralyzed on one side. He is an amazing surgeon, truly gifted. He is matter of fact yet he is very kind and compassionate. I still continue to see him and i trust him with my life.
Delmar, NY |
Terrific, caring doctor.Saved my ear.
in Albany, NY |
My daughter had 4 ear infection in 4 months. He scheduled her for tubes, then canceled it 5 days prior b/c his standard was 5 in a year I questioned him, as she'd had 4 in 4 months, surely she'd have one more in the next 8, but he said it wasn't necessary. 2 more double ear infections followed in the next month. After surgery, he gave me a COMPLETELY different set of med instructions than post op. I called his office to ask for clarification and never returned my calls. Don't go to him!
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      Dr. Foyt's Care Philosophy

      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.

      Dr. Foyt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Neurotology
      •  Board certified in Neurotology and Otolaryngology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Neurotology
      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Cholesteatoma
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Deafness
      • Dizziness
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
      • Meniere's Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Otitis Media
      • Otosclerosis
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Perforated Eardrum
      • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
      • Tinnitus
      • Vertigo

      Education

      • Medical School
        Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

        Graduated in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        House Ear Clinic/Institute

        Completed in 1998

        University Medical Center

        Completed in 1998

      • Undergraduate School
        Columbia University, Columbia College

        Graduated in 1990

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Neurotology

      Procedures Performed

      • 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
      • ENT Surgery
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Tympanometry
      • Wound Repair