Dr. David Koster, MD

Dr. David Koster, MD

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Podiatry  |  
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62 y/o
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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 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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7130 N Millbrook Ave Ste 100

Fresno, CA 93720
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Koster "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."

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Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
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Procedures

  • 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 Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • California State University, Long Beach
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Martin Luther King Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Martin Luther King Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Us Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koster to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Koster's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Fresno, CA |
Just FYI, I have been a nurse for ten years so I have a pretty good understanding of how things run and how professional doctors should be. I have been to see him three times and have waited longer than an hour each time. Staff is nice but the doctor orders excessive amount of labs (probably so he can bill your insurance company) and does not explain results or rationalization of any of the lab work done. Would not recommend this physician to any of my family or friends.
Hello, Thank you for your review. We are following up with feedback like yours in an effort to improve patient experience. Our providers and staff strive to provide the most efficient care to all patients. Unfortunately, there are rare occasions when doctors are called into emergency situations, which can interfere with appointments. Please feel free to reach out to me at 559-447-4930 if you would like to discuss the situation further. Thank you, Cheryl Gentzler, Director of Operations
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Hospitals where Dr. Koster has admitting privileges

Saint Agnes Medical Center
1303 E Herndon Ave
Fresno, CA 93720
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