AboutDr. Clarence Foster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Nashville, TN, with other offices in Nashville, TN and Orange, CA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Transplant Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Foster is affiliated with University of California, Irvine Medical Center, UCI Medical Center and University of California. He speaks English.
Dr. Clarence Foster has the following 2 specialties
- Transplant Surgery
Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
- Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
- Pancreas Transplantation
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Dr. Foster is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
University of California, Irvine Medical Center
1310 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
UCI Medical Center
University of California
Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, Md
27 Years Experience
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1990
University Of Maryland Medical System
Dr. Clarence Foster is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Nashville, TN.