Dr. David Koster, MD

Dr. David Koster, MD

Podiatry | Male | 61 years old

Dr. David Koster attended Delta Community College in Stockton, California. He received his B.A. from...Read more

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Dr. David Koster attended Delta Community College in Stockton, California. He received his B.A. from California State University of Long...
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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery

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    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Central University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Martin Luther King Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Martin Luther King Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Us Davis Medical Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    California State University, Long Beach

    Graduated in 1979

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Podiatry
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Oncology and Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Koster says...

Dr. David Koster attended Delta Community College in Stockton, California. He received his B.A. from California State University of Long Beach. Dr. Koster attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco where he received his D.P.M. degree.

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Dr. Koster's Care Philosophy

The Physicians and staff at California Cancer Associates for Research & Excellence Inc dedicated to one goal – providing the highest quality care for our patients. Our approach is based on our belief that patients do best when they receive comprehensive care with medical specialists and support staff working together on their behalf. We believe that our patients need to have access to the latest research, technologies, treatment programs and drug therapies. We believe that support groups, psychosocial counseling and complimentary programs can improve quality of life for many patients. And we believe that to beat cancer, we must treat more than the disease itself. We must treat the whole person by being responsive to how cancer impacts all aspects of their lives.