Dr. Paul Foster, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 50

Dr. Paul Foster, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Foster has more experience with Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Florida medical school in 1997. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Aventura Hospital & Medical Center and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Foster to book an appointment.

Dr. Foster
4302 Alton Rd Ste 115 Miami Beach, FL 33140
Telehealth services available

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Foster

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Foster treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Foster treats other conditions, please contact the office at (305) 595-6200.

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Foster is experienced in the area of Upper Respiratory Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Allergic Rhinitis
Chronic Sinusitis
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Nasopharyngitis
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Dr. Foster's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Food Allergy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Itchy Skin
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Mass
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Patch Testing
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Perilymph Fistula (PLF)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rash
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Study
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsil Disorders
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Foster accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
PacifiCare
Virginia Health Network
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Foster's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Foster

3.0

Based on 45 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
42.22222222222222%
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My experience with Dr. Foster and his team was exceptional from start to finish. The surgery he performed changed my life for the better. Highly recommend him, extremely patient, knowledgeable and patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Martin – Jul 14, 2021
Caring doctor with tons of patience. He was amazing with my daughter and is always great with me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Rebeca – Feb 22, 2021
Dr. Foster provided excellent care to me. It is uncomfortable to have anyone attempting to remove an object from your ear, although I felt safe with him. Delightful conversation-- he can give you good tips on making sourdough :)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Caring & Charismatic – Aug 18, 2020
As everything, charge you an arm and a leg for simple check up
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Dec 27, 2019
very knowledgeable doctor. patient with me and all my questions. Very good care after surgery
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Joseph L in Miami Beach, FL – Aug 01, 2018
Nice doctor. Nice office. Figured out my problem in no time. I have recommended him to friends and family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michel in North Miami, FL – Aug 01, 2018
Very nice and professional. Nice new office. Always has room to accommodate last minute visits.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Eddy in Miami, FL – Aug 01, 2018
Dr. Foster is absolutely amazing! My husband just had a tonsillectomy and was beyond nervous to get this done at his age! Not only did Dr. Foster make him feel comfortable about getting the surgery......he answered ALL of our questions without hesitation! Needless to say....the surgery was an absolute success and the recovery was way faster than expected due to Dr. Foster's experience! Today my husband is a new man because of him!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michelle in Sunrise, FL – May 31, 2017
Great doctor. I had a cyst in my mouth which was very uncomfortable and he was able to remove it right in the office with no pain. I would recommend him to friends and family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Krystal R. in Cape Coral, FL – May 31, 2017
Worse dr I've ever come across in Florida. I went for a sleep apnea condition, he comes into the room for just a couple of minutes, doesn't listen to the symptoms I'm trying to describe and when he wants to perform an endoscopy, I ask about the cost. They refuse to give me even a ballpark price, they say I shouldn't worry about it as its probably covered by my insurance, and trick me into doing it on the spot. Result: he claims I have no sleep apnea and a month later I receive a bill for $500.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Miami, FL – May 08, 2017
Great experience!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ashley in Miami, FL – Jun 09, 2016
He was in and out in about 5 minutes, he didn't even listen to me. I have been having ear and throat problems for 3 months and he didn't even look in my ears. He threw a scope down my throat and said everything was fine and left the room! He couldn't answer any of my questions, he was the WORSE doctor I have ever seen and I do not recommend him, I had no idea as I was referred to him through my primary physician. TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Rebecca in Miami, FL – Jun 07, 2016
He is very pricey,getting an appointment is very challenging and the waiting time is long.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
2 people found this helpful
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Miami, FL – May 06, 2016
Long wait seemed uninterested expensive
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
7 people found this helpful
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Miami, FL – Feb 04, 2016
Short Wait Appears very knowledgeable and explained and illustrated probable cause.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Allan Hirsch in New York, NY – Dec 20, 2015

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About Me

Care Philosophy

As an Otolaryngologist, I try to bring a personalized care to each patient, depending on their disease and personal needs. I am continually refining and...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Hearing & Speech Therapy
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
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Board Certifications

Education

2002
University of Miami / School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1999
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1997
University Of Florida
Medical School
1993
Wesleyan Univeristy
Undergraduate School
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Does Dr. Paul Foster, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Paul Foster, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Foster frequently treats Upper Respiratory Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Foster specializes.

Where is Dr. Paul Foster, MD's office located?

Dr. Foster's office is located at 4302 Alton Rd Ste 115, Miami Beach, FL 33140. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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4302 Alton Rd Ste 115 Miami Beach, FL 33140
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Foster is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Aventura Hospital & Medical Center

Aventura, FL

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

Hollywood, FL

2 Awards Received

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Miami Beach, FL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)