Dr. William Foster, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PHYSICIANS 3401 N Broad St Fl 6 Philadelphia, PA 19140 Get Directions
Dr. William Foster, MD
Dr. William Foster, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 27 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Foster is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital .

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Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

Many patients are uncomfortable with the impersonal and automated nature of medical care today. In my office, I believe that every individual patient deserves my full attention. I will take the time to listen and to offer you treatment options and excellent care, based upon the current scientific literature.

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    Dr. Foster's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    Dr. Foster's Care Philosophy

    Many patients are uncomfortable with the impersonal and automated nature of medical care today. In my office, I believe that every individual patient deserves my full attention. I will take the time to listen and to offer you treatment options and excellent care, based upon the current scientific literature.

    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 Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005
      • Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, 2004
      • • American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award with Commendation, 2007
      • • Rosenbaum Research Award, Washington University Department of Ophthalmology, 2002
      • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, 2005
      • National Academies Keck Futures Initiative on Smart Prosthetics, 2006
      • 5-Star Physician by the Uniformed Services Family Health Plan, 2006
      • • National Eye Institute/ARVO Travel Fellowship Grant, 2002
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    • Media & Publications
      • Please see my list of publications in PubMed.gov (search under WJ Foster).

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    • General Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blindness
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cytomegalovirus Infection
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Multifocal Choroiditis
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Poor Color Vision
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Scleritis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Uveitis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Education

    • Medical School
      Duke University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1999

    • Internship Hospital
      Duke University Hospital

      Completed in 2000

    • Residency Hospital
      Barnes Jewish Hospital

      Completed in 2003

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Brigham and Womens Hospital

      Completed in 2003

      St Joseph Hospital Retinal Vasc Center

      Completed in 2005

      UCLA Med Ctr/Jules Stein Eye Institute

      Completed in 2004

    • Undergraduate School
      The California Institute Of Technology

      Graduated in 1988

    • Other Education
      Harvard Medical School

      Completed in 1995

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Russian
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Panretinal Photocoagulation
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Buckling
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Vitreous Surgery