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Dr. Andrew Forster, MD

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Dr. Andrew Forster, MD
4.8 (383 Ratings)
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Dr. Andrew Forster, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Coral Gables, FL.
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Dr. Andrew Forster, MD

Internal Medicine*
Coral Gables, FL
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience
Dr. Andrew Forster, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Coral Gables, FL.
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Dr. Andrew Forster, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Coral Gables, FL and has 31 years experience. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1993 and completed a residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla..They currently practice at Baptist Health Primary Care | Coral Gables (Belmont Village) and are affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. At present, Dr. Forster received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 383 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Forster is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 Baptist Health Primary Care | Coral Gables (Belmont Village)
    4101 Salzedo St, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Experience and Background Check

Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Wellness Examination
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Wellness Examination
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Urinary Incontinence
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Achilles Tendinitis
Acne
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Neck
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
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Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Diseases
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Foot Infection
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Genital Herpes
Genital Warts
Giardiasis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hives
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Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Indigestion
Infections
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Kidney Infection
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Perimenopause
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Potassium Deficiency
Prostatitis
Proteinuria
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Ringworm
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sebaceous Cysts
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Infections
Testicular Dysfunction
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Gynecological Examination
Immunization
Immunization Administration
Joint Drainage
Lab Service
Obesity Counseling
Pap Smear
Physical Examination
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Vaccination

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Forster
4.8
Based on 383 Reviews
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2 Stars (4)
1 Star (7)

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Mar 26, 2023
My MD and I followed up on treatment. I also discussed other issues. Very productive conference.
— Mar 26, 2023
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Baptist Health Primary Care is committed to your overall health and well being Each location offers a care team that is led by a primary care doctor and includes an advanced practitioner registered licensed dietitian social worker and care coach Highly knowledgeable in the latest treatments and technologies they work together to provide you with individualized caring and comprehensive care
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Andrew Forster, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Coral Gables, FL and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 1993. He specializes in Internal Medicine.
Biography
Specialties*
Internal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    1993
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla.|University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospita|University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Fla.
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Andrew Forster, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Forster's profile.

Dr. Andrew Forster, MD is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Andrew Forster, MD holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Forster has over 31 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Hospital of Miami

    8900 N Kendall Dr, Miami, FL

  • South Miami Hospital

    6200 SW 73rd St, South Miami, FL

  • West Kendall Baptist Hospital

    9555 SW 162nd Ave, Miami, FL

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