AboutDr. William Foster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with other offices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Houston, TX. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology. Dr. Foster is affiliated with UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy, Parkland Health & Hospital System and St. Paul Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. William Foster has the following 1 specialty
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
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Dr. Foster is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy
5151 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
Parkland Health & Hospital System
5201 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75235
St. Paul Hospital
Mhhs Hermann Hospital
28 Years Experience
The University of Texas Southwestern
Graduated in 1985
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