Dr. James Foster, MD

Dr. James Foster, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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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 and thoracic surgery.

688 Walnut St Ste 201

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Foster's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foster treats Lung Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Foster treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foster performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Foster performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Foster treats Pulmonary Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Foster treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Foster's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Surgery
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
High Cholesterol
Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Obesity
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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-o...

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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Dr. Foster's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Foster

4.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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