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Dr. James Foster, MD

General Surgery* Age 63
Dr. James Foster, MD
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Dr. James Foster, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Anderson, SC.
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Dr. James Foster, MD

General Surgery* Age 63
Anderson, SC
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience
Dr. James Foster, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Anderson, SC.

About

Dr. James Foster, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Anderson, SC and has 36 years experience. They graduated from University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in 1988 and completed a residency at University South Fla College of Medicine.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Anmed Health Medical Center. At present, Dr. Foster received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Foster is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Port Placements or Replacements
Wound Repair
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Port Placements or Replacements
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Port Placements or Replacements
Wound Repair
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Biopsy of Breast
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Empyema
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Abscess
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Appendectomy
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Breast Reconstruction
Colostomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparotomy
Lobectomy
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Proctectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wedge Resection Colon

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Pathway Guided Access-GA
    Pathway X Guided Access-GA
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice Option POS
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Anmed Piedmont Surgical Anderson
    2000 E Greenville St Ste 2500, Anderson, SC 29621
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
  2. 2 AnMed Piedmont Surgical - Anderson
    2000 E Greenville St Ste 2500, Anderson, SC 29621
  3. 3 Anmed Speciality Care - Clemson
    885 Tiger Blvd Bldg A, Clemson, SC 29631
  4. 4 Anmed Health Medical Center
    800 N Fant St, Anderson, SC 29621
  5. 5 Anmed Primary Care -hartwell
    28 Chandler Ctr, Hartwell, GA 30643
    Monday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    07:30 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    07:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    07:30 - 16:00

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Patient Reviews
May 18, 2022
Dr. Foster did my Lap Cholestectomy (Gallbladder) and not one issue Post-opertive Recovery. He has practice general surgery fir over 35 years in the Andrson Area and performed many minor and major surgeries. He is not only a perfectionist, but has raised the standards in patient care. His bedside manners has also raised the standard of care. This is an awesome physician!!
Frankie Alewine — May 18, 2022
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    1988
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • University South Fla College of Medicine
    1989
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University South Fla College of Medicine
    1993
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. James Foster, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Foster's profile.

Dr. James Foster, MD is affiliated with Anmed Health Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. James Foster, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Anmed Health Medical Center

    800 N Fant St, Anderson, SC