Dr. Peter R. Foster, MD

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Dr. Peter R. Foster, MD

Cardiology | Male

SWICFT Institute 977 N Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145 Get Directions
(239) 393-2625

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  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologynull
  • Cardiovascular Diseasenull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Echocardiography
      • Heart Surgery
      • Thoracentesis

      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

      • Medical School
        Indiana University School Of Med

        Graduated in 1972

      • Internship Hospital
        Indiana University School Of Med

        Completed in 1973

      • Residency Hospital
        Indiana University School Of Med

        Completed in 1974

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Indiana University School Of Med

        Completed in 1977

      • Undergraduate School
        Wabash College, Crawfordsville In and Butler University, Indianapolis, In

        Graduated in 1964

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1970
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      • Media & Publications
        • Chapter: Selected aspects of patients with ventricular tachycardia published in Book: Cardiac Arrhythmias; Electrophysiology, Diagnosis and Management, edited by Onkar S. Narula, Williams and Wilkins, 1979
        • Chapter: Pacing and cardiac arrhythmias Book: Diagnosis and Management of Difficult Arrhythmias ed. Mandel WI,, 1980
        • Friedman, P.L., Wang, P.J., Okishige, K., Strickberger, S.A., and Foster, P.R., Permanent Modification Of A-V Nodal Function By Selective Intracoronary Ethanol Infusion In Patients With Refractory Supraventricular Tachycardia, JACC Vol 17, No.2, Feb. 1991:174A
        • Stein L, Foster, PR, Friedman AW, Statza L McHenry PL: Acute and chronic haemodynamic effects of prazosin in left ventricular failure. British Heart Journal 45:186-192.1981
        • Beckman DJ, Crevey B, Evans M, Bandy M, Foster, PR: Surgical management of ventricular tachycardia. Indiana Medicine, Nov I Dec. 1993
        • Pederson DH, Zipes DP, Foster, PR, Troup PJ: Ventricular tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation in a young population. Circulation, 60:988-997, 1979
        • Beckman D, Crevey B, Foster, P et al: Subxiphoid Approach for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator in Patients with Previous coronary bypass Surgery. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology 15: 1637-1639, Nov 1992

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Foster's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Foster's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      Under 10 minutes

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

      I take enough time to do a good job. I don't rush.