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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nova Foster is Good. Dr. Foster has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nova Foster, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Foster graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia.


Dr. Foster has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UCLA Medical Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nova Michele Foster MD is a female Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nova M. Foster practice?
Dr. Nova Foster has 1 office location.
Dr. Nova Foster practices Surgery near Carbondale, IL.
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