Dr. Malcolm Foster III, MD

Dr. Malcolm Foster III, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Malcolm Foster III, MD is a cardiology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

10810 Parkside Dr Ste 301

Knoxville, TN 37934

Contact Information

(865) 470-2273

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Septal Defect
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foster III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foster III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster III to family and friends
4.2
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Foster III'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Knoxville, TN
Dr. Foster is a very good Cardiologist with a very good staff. His PA, Stephen Miller is excellent as well. I have not had any issues with Dr. Foster in 18 months that I have been a patient. I would recommend him to family and friends.
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Saw his PA Miller the first 3 times and finally got an appt. with Foster. He was 2 hrs late. No apology , confused my name and wrote a script for a med that He didn't discuss with me. Cost was over $500. Also wrote a script for wrong strength of BP med. will be changing cardiologist
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in Knoxville, TN
Dr. Foster's knowledge and bedside manner provides me with great comfort. He is always courteous, professional and honest, and I trust him completely.
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I have been with Dr Foster for over 16 years since he performed my stent procedure and he is the best Dr I have ever encountered. His care and treatment is unmatched!
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