Dr. John Foster, MD

Dr. John Foster, MD

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Age 38
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Dr. John Foster, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & external diseases, and more.

6002 Pointe West Blvd

Bradenton, FL 34209

Contact Information

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Foster'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. Foster "My passion is to improve my patients' vision and quality of life and to treat every patient the way I would want to be treated."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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21  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wake Forest University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Eye Consultants Of Atlanta
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Excellence Award- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2010
  • Best Poster Award- American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006
Media & Publications
  • Interface Fungal Keratitis After Endothelial Keratoplasty: A Clinicopathological Report. OSLI 2011., 2011
  • Small Incision DSAEK: A comparison of a small incision tissue injector and forcep technique. Cornea Journal Accepted.,
  • DSAEK Allograft Delivery System enables fold-free small incision technique. Ocular Surgery News., 2010
  • Small Incision Descemets' Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty utilizing Sodium Hyaluronate (Healon): A Survey of 105 Eyes. Cornea 2011.,
  • Innovation in Endothelial Keratoplasty: Early Results from a No-fold, Small Incision, DSEK graft injector. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Cover Story., 2009
  • Doctors on Call., 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foster's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I recently had a laser procedure done to clear some cloudiness of my 2 year old cataract surgery. Left eye was done on 3/3/17.......WOW, what a difference. It took all of maybe 1-2 minutes, and I was out the door. Dr. Foster in my previous appointment, told me what was going on, and how common the...more
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