Dr. Gregory A. Foster, MD

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Dr. Gregory A. Foster, MD

Family Medicine | Male

Columbus Regional Medical Group 1800 10th Ave, Columbus, GA 31901 Get Directions
(706) 571-1120

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Geriatric Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Foster has 1 board action

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    • Substance Abuse  (3/30/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Georgia
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    The Medical Center, Inc.

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    The Medical Center, Inc.

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Haverford College

    Graduated in 1980

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Foster's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Foster

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

My goal is to partner with my patients and their families in their life-long journey towards health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention, counseling, health education, and the management of acute and chronic diseases, all within the environs of a teaching and education focused home.