Dr. Timothy Foster, MD

Dr. Timothy Foster, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Timothy Foster, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Newton, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

2000 Washington St Ste 423

Newton, MA 02462

Contact Information

(617) 219-1280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Foster's Experience

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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 Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foster "As an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist I strive for optimal outcomes for my patients with or without surgical intervention, and I try to provide this care with a sense of cost sensitivity for the patient and the healt care system."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Dartmouth Med School Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Boston University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Chldns Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mass Genl Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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 (4)

Dr Foster is a superior surgeon. He listened very carefully to me prior to my surgery date regarding special protocols necessary for a chronic illness that I have, and made certain they were followed. My follow-ups have been thorough and professional, with either Dr Foster or his PA or MA staff....more
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While Dr. Foster is a very nice person, my injury is no better now than what it was before he did my surgery almost 10 years ago. I can barely stand the pain at times from sometimes doing nothing more than walking. It is disappointing as I thought I had one of the best Orthopedic Surgeons in...more
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I highly recommend Dr. Foster if you need shoulder surgery. His expertise, patience, and skill can't be beat. He treats patients with respect and explains treatment plans thoroughly.
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Dr. Foster had the best bedside manner of any orthopedist I have seen. Gave ample time for questions, provided a very thorough examination and was not in the least defensive or dissuasive that I get another opinion. I ended up having surgery with him and have no regrets. Even though he is now...more
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