Dr. James Foerster, MD

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Dr. James Foerster, MD

Cardiology | Male

3941 J St Ste 260, Sacramento, CA 95819 Get Directions

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  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      5 based on 6 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Foerster
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (6)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (6)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (6)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (6)
      Dr. Foerster's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        Under 10 minutes (6)
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Foerster's Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Cardiovascular Diseases
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Endocarditis
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Heart Valve Diseases
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Echocardiography
      • Nuclear Stress Testing
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

      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

      • Medical School
        Stanford University

        Graduated in 1970

      • Internship Hospital
        Boston City Hospital Tufts University

        Completed in 1971

      • Residency Hospital
        Boston City Hospital Tufts University

        Completed in 1973

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of California Davis Medical School

        Completed in 1975

      Awards & Recognition

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

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Foerster's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Foerster's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      Under 10 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Foerster

      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
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      Dr. Foerster's Care Philosophy

      Treat people with respect, diagnose what is treatable.