Dr. Kenneth Foreman, MD

Dr. Kenneth Foreman, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenneth Foreman, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

250 Chateau Dr SW Ste 105

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 880-1977

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Obesity
very high
more than 91% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
high
more than 74% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Foreman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Foreman "Dr. Foreman is a board-certified, Center of Excellence bariatric and general surgeon who performs a variety of bariatric surgical procedures including the laparoscopic gastric bypass, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic duodenal switch for the super-morbidly obese, and revisional bariatric surgery. He also has an interest in other minimally invasive procedure such as laparoscopic colon surgery, hernia repair and antireflux surgery. Dr. Foreman was raised in the St. Louis area where he attended both Washington University and the St. Louis University School of Medicine. Following medical school he went on active duty as a US Army medical officer and flight surgeon, with stops at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Fort Rucker, Camp Stanley(Korea), and Ft. McPherson. During this time he also served in Haiti as a United Nations senior medical officer from 1995-1996. Dr. Foreman then completed his General Surgery residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, after which he joined Alabama Surgical Associates in Huntsville, AL. He is currently on staff at Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center, where he serves as Vice-Chief of Staff as well as Medical Director of the Crestwood Bariatric Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and is a founding member and the current President of the Alabama Chapter of the ASMBS."

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Obesity
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
28

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Fitzsimmons Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ASMBS Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, 03/10/2008
Media & Publications
  • Changes in feeding activity, plasma luteinizing hormone, and testes weight in ring doves following hypothalamic injections of prolactin, 1990
  • HCG: Diet Dilemma, 05-01-2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foreman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foreman to family and friends
4.2
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Foreman'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Foreman Says:

No matter how busy we are, we strive to personally welcome each patient and provide courteous service. If someone in our office misses the mark to deliver the most friendly and courteous service, please talk to another member of our team and we promise to address the issue.


Patient Comments (3)

in Elkmont, AL |
I had my sleeve done by Dr. Foreman. He was very professional and knowledgeable about the procedure and explained everything to me in detail, several times. His office staff was wonderful and very helpful. Always greeted me with a smile. Insurance was checked and went over with me thoroughly,...more
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Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Foreman is a very intelligent physician, I would highly recommend him and his staff. They were very Informative. The kindness that I was shown was remarkable.
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Insurance specialist is rude as heck. Doesn't explain things well at all.
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Dr. Foreman accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Foreman has admitting privileges

Crestwood Medical Center
1 Hospital Dr SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Huntsville Hospital for Women and Children
245 Governors Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Madison Hospital
8375 Highway 72 W
Madison, AL 35758
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