About Dr. Foster


Dr. Foster was born in the United States but has lived in numerous countries (Germany, Tanzania, and the island of Guam) as well as in numerous US states. He attended the California Institute of Technology and graduated with honors in Physics. He then went on to graduate school at Harvard University, where he earned both a AM and a PhD in Physics, and focused his efforts upon Biological Physics.
During graduate school, he befriended a number of scientists at Harvard Medical School and became interested in the application of physics to medicine. After a great deal of exploration and soul searching, he decided to attend medical school, to broaden and deepen his knowledge of human biology and also to enjoy the opportunity to serve others with his knowledge.
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Why Choose Us

Training, experience, and a focus on the patient

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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Academic Appointments

Honorary Adjunct Professor
Department of Bioengineering
Temple University

Principal Investigator and Consultant
Altasciences/Algorithme Pharma

Temple Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (TIME)

International Organizations

The American Academy of Ophthalmology
The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

The Retina Society
The American Society of Retina Specialists
The Canadian Retina Society

The American Board of Ophthalmology


K08 Career Award
The National Eye Institute
The National Institutes of Health

Prudler AMD Research Grant
The American Retina Foundation

National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Smart Prosthetics Grant
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Program

ARVO Travel Grant
The National Eye Institute
The National Institutes of Health

Research Travel Grant
Institute of Biomedical Imaging Sciences

NIH/NHLBI Ruth L. Kirschstein Institutional National Research Service Award
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The National Institutes of Health

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