Dr. Fred Foss, MD

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Urology | Male

Fred M Foss MD 948 Stevens Dr Ste A, Richland, WA 99352 Get Directions
(509) 946-5150

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Dr. Foss specializes in Urology and practices in Richland, WA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foss to family and friends
2.2
based on 30 total surveys (6 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
     (30)
  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Foss
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (29)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (30)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (30)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (30)
Dr. Foss' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (30)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (30)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (30)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (27)
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in Kennewick, wa |
Worst bedside manner I've ever experienced. Been in the hospital for awhile now and this morning Foss called demanding I leave and go home against all other healthcare professionals opinions. Not a kind man, do not go to this doctor is you expect professionalism and timliness. Waited 3 days to have this emergency surgery, until it could fit into "his" schedule.
in Richland, WA |
He is not a nice Doctor. Terrible bedside manner, and very rude to patients.
Pasco, WA |
I got the feeling this Dr. is just trying to get as much money put away until he retires. The staff is very cold and unfriendly, exam room waiting times are very long and very cold. Did not feel at ease here if it hadn't been an emergency I would of went elsewhere.
in Richland washington |
Dr Foss is a very good doctor. He caught my prostate cancer very early even when the PSA only measured 1.0 I have been cancer free for several years thanks to Doctor Foss. He is very trustworthy.
in Kennewick, WA |
My friends highly recommended Dr. Foss and I was surprised to see so many negative reviews. I decided to stick with Dr. Foss and I'm very glad I did. I realize that people don't typically bother to write a review when everything was fine and pleasant, so I wanted to give my input. He and his staff were friendly and professional and I was in and out just as he described in my consult. It was easy and painless.
in Richland, WA |
I have bad hip and joint pain due to psoriatic arthritis. Their front room is fine, but when they stick you in a cold exam room for 45 minutes to an hour, comfort isn't what comes to mind. I just sat (in pain) on a hard plastic seat in a freezing exam room. After 45 minutes of waiting, I left. Couldn't handle it anymore. Your exam rooms are NOT ok for people with disabilities.
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Specialties

  • Urology

Board Certifications

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Foss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Foss' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Foss

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients