Dr. James Foerster, MD

Dr. James Foerster, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. James Foerster, MD is a cardiology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1970 and specializes in cardiology.

3941 J St Ste 260

Sacramento, CA 95819

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BPS Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Foerster performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tricuspid Valve Disease
normal
more than 38% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 22% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 16% of peers

Dr. Foerster's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foerster "Treat people with respect, diagnose what is treatable."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular 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)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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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

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Boston City Hospital Tufts University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Boston City Hospital Tufts University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of California Davis Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foerster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foerster's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foerster to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Foerster's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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