Dr. Robert Foster, MD

Dr. Robert Foster, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Robert Foster, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

4700 Seton Center Pkwy Ste 200

Austin, TX 78759

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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.

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders

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18  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Joseph Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foster's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends
28 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Foster'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 (16)

I had Dr. Foster perform surgery on my wrist 10 years ago. Recently have a new issue with my hand and went right back to see him. Great listener , keeps things simple for me , exudes confidence and certainly has provided great results for me
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Dr. Foster is the best. Dr. Foster listens and explains in terms non-physcians . I will not let anyone else do surgery on my hands.
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Dr. Foster has always been professional, knowledgeable, sincere, and approachable.
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Went to Dr Foster for a week long problem with my thumb. He was very welcoming and interested inn diagnosing and helping with my situation. left the appointment feeling good about my visit and confident of Dr Foster. He is hired for future hand problems.
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Dr. Foster has excellent bedside manner and demonstrates care for his patient. He was very thorough in explaining my issue and showed me exercises I could do to help me improve my finger range of motion. He discussed my options, but left the choices up to me. He understands the importance of...more
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