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About Dr. Robert Foster

Dr. Robert Foster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Mesa, CA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Foster is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Foster is Poor. Dr. Robert Foster has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert Foster is 2.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Robert W Foster MD

5565 Grossmont Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Specialties

Dr. Robert Foster has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

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Reviews

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Rude and arrogant

Will never go to this doctor again. He is incompetent, rude and arrogant.

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Two Stars

I think he is a good doctor, but he just has some personality missing. If you don't mind someone who won't waste your time talking about small stuff this is the guy for you. Still have not figured him out, but I do think he knows what he is doing. However the office staff is great! Quick to get appointment, they follow through with referrals and the only reason I keep going back is it is hard to find this kind of efficiency with the staff.

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KEEP ON LOOKING FOR ANOTHER DOCTOR!

This guy should do something different for a living. He has the WORST bedside manner I have ever experienced. He always has a scowl on his face - and he always acts as if you've done something wrong. He was my primary dr. for several years. Being healthy, I didn't need too much from him. When I did need some care, he was horrible - and he has NO follow-through. He completely misdiagnosed the only two things that I needed care for the last few years. I will not return to this jerk's office.

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Listens to you

Here's a doctor who takes time to find out who you are. Many questions asked about medical history. Service was excellent and nursing staff was very professional.

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cancer patient

I chose this doctor thru my insuranceI use to have a very personabledoctor so I found Dr. Foster sortacold and invasive. Plus I askedhim a question about alternativemedication for cancer and it waslike he did not understand the question.He also referred me to a surgeonwhich I looked up on the internetand her rating was a 2 and twopeople wrote in they had horribleexperience. I am beginning towonder. All in all I was notsatisfied with my experience asI think one facing cancer shouldbe given a little more bedside mannersand also explain a bit more.Not satisfied.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Foster is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Alvarado Hospital
  • Sharp Community Medical Group
  • Grossmont Hospital TcuSNF
  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1983

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs

    Residency

Locations & Directions

Robert W Foster MD, 5565 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA
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