Dr. Richard Foster, DPM

Dr. Richard Foster, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Foster, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery and wound & burn care.Read his story

211 Essex St Ste 106

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 646-1406

Insurance Accepted

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Foster performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Conditions
high
more than 84% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
high
more than 83% of peers
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
normal
more than 56% of peers

Dr. Foster's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Foster's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Foster "Dr. Foster loves his family life and his dogs .He has a real passion for fly fishing ,boating and skiing."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Foster "
  • Every patient is given the time needed to treat individual problems; average appointment is 30 minutes.
"

2  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

2  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

15  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Diabetes-Like Pressure Ulcer
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Laceration
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Wounds

10  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Villanova University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Kennedy University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Sheehan Emergency Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Sheridan Park Hospital, Tonawanda, NY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Physican certified in Wound Care-CMET
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Foster has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Foster's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foster to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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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
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