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Urology | Male

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Dr. Fred Foss, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Richland, WA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Foss is affiliated with Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Lourdes Medical Center and Trios Women's and Children's Hospital.

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    Dr. Foss' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foss to family and friends
    2.3
    based on 31 total surveys (7 with reviews)
    Dr. Foss' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      FAIR
    • Answers Questions
      FAIR
    • Time well spent
      FAIR
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      FAIR
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (7)
    Pasco, WA |
    Had a wonderful experience with Dr. Foss as my husband just had his vasectomy (on a Saturday!) which worked out great for our family schedule and his work schedule. Great doctor and a wonderful staff, especially the front desk receptionist. Thank you for a wonderful experience!
    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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    Dr. Foss' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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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    • 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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Urology

    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 Stone Removal, Closed
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • 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