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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Foster is Average. Dr. Foster has been reviewed by 47 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 2.6
Spends Time with Me 2.6
Follows Up After Visit 2.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Mark Foster, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Foster graduated from Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Foster has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • New Hanover Regional M.C. 
  • Pender Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Mark D Foster MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Mark D. Foster practice?
Dr. Mark Foster has 1 office location.
Dr. Mark Foster practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Southport, NC.
See Southport Orthopedic Surgeons.