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Dr. Kenneth Foster, MD

General Surgery*
3.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Madison, WI
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kenneth Foster, MD

Dr. Kenneth Foster, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Madison, WI. They specialize in General Surgery, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Rush Medical College and is affiliated with UW Health University Hospital and UnityPoint Health Meriter. Dr. Foster, completed a residency at Episcopalc Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Foster an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Foster works at Practice in Madison, WI with other offices in Middleton, WI. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Foster's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation Inc
    1 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (608) 287-2100
  2. 2
    Uw Medical Foundation
    7974 Uw Health Ct, Middleton, WI 53562 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (608) 287-2100
  3. 3
    University Hospital
    600 Highland Ave, Madison, WI 53792 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (608) 263-6400
  4. 4
    Unitypoint Health Meriter
    202 S Park St, Madison, WI 53715 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (608) 417-5454

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  • UW Health University Hospital
  • UnityPoint Health Meriter

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Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
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Thyroid Surgery
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    About Dr. Kenneth Foster, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    NPI Number
    • 1639284789
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Episcopalc Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Rush Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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