Dr. James Foster, MD

Dr. James Foster, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Foster, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia Augusta Georgia in 1997 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

688 Walnut St Ste 200

Macon, GA 31201

Contact Information

(478) 742-7566

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foster "Macon Cardiovascular Institute is committed to providing state-of-the-art, compassionate health care ranging from preventative medicine to the most complex heart and vascular diseases. MCVI combines world class heart and vascular care with state-of-art research and technology offered at The Georgia Heart Center at The Medical Center of Central. Through the years, MCVI has earned this highly regarded reputation in the community by integrating the latest technology and most effective techniques into treatment so our patients can lead healthier and more active lives. "
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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 College Of Georgia Augusta Georgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Medical Center Of Central Georgia
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University-South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med University Sc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foster's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends
4.9
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Foster'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Swainsboro, GA
I had to have emergency double by pass due to the widow maker at age 48....I would recommend Dr. Foster to anyone! I came through with flying colors with all the glory going to my Savior and thanks to Dr. Foster the Lord has blessed this man he is truly talented and I am grateful to him & his staff...more
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