Dr. James Foerster, MD

Dr. James Foerster, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Foerster, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

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

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

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Care Philosophy

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

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • 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

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foerster to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews
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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Dr. Foerster accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
    Capp Care PPO
  • Benefit Management
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • BPS Healthcare
    BPS Healthcare PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • CorVel
    CorVel PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group PPO
  • Joint Benefit Trust
    Joint Benefit Trust PPO
  • Managed Care Administrators, Inc.
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Pacific Health Alliance
    Pacific Health Alliance PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • Tricare
    Tricare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Western Health Advantage
    Western Health Advantage HMO

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