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Robert A Foster MD

Dr. Robert A. Foster MD

Austin, Texas


Specialty & Sub-specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery

About Dr. Robert A. Foster, MD

Robert A. Foster, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in hand surgery. Dr. Foster specializes in minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery, complex hand reconstruction surgery, sports injuries, joint replacement, and orthopedic trauma treatment.

Dr. Foster is passionate about his work, and with a background in biomedical engineering, he brings a highly technical and intuitive approach to hand surgery. With all the intricacies of nerves, arteries, tendons, and more in the hand, it’s no wonder he enjoys the most complicated of all orthopedic specialties.

Minimally invasive hand surgery by Dr. Foster can treat:
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Sports injuries
Finger problems
Tendon problems
And more

Years of Practice 21+

Languages English

Specialty Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Gender Male


Dr. Robert A. Foster's Specialities


Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Education & Experience

Medical School

University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston


Orthopedic Surgery - Oregon Health & Science University


Christus St Joseph Hospital


Hand Surgery - University of Minnesota Affiliated Hospitals

Certificates and Licensure

Medical License

State of Texas Medical License


Orthopedic and Hand Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Surgeries Offered by Dr. Robert A. Foster

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Patient reviews for Dr. Robert A. Foster

Finest surgeon on the planet! Plus he entertains you with classical ROD STEWART tunes (or any other choice of tunes you may enjoy) during the procedure! Heading in for left hand Carpel tunnel release on Tuesday 1/28. Dr. Foster did my right hand last year and the surgery was a whopping success!
Grantland Cohen
He did surgery on my hand for a trigger thumb. He did a great job. My hand and thumb are normal again and it was only a week after the surgery that it felt better. Thanks Doctor Foster
Barbara Smith
EXCELLENT: Dr Foster & Texas Orthopedics HIGHLY RECOMMEND - Knowledgeable, - Skilled ( I had Carpel Tunnel release surgery), - Acquires all info needed to make treatment recommendations ( ordered nerve assessment testing) - Considerate, polite, patient (took all the time necessary to explain my condition and treatment options in a way I could fully understand) -...
David 7
I found Dr Foster searching for a lifeline after my previous Dr botched my care and claim multiple times then lied to me about it... MULTIPLE TIMES Missing the year end and deductible reset wasn't an easy choice. I went into the search thinking I'd have to be REALLY impressed to restart my care and spend thousands towards next year's deductible. I found Dr Foster on myuhc... The only Dr with a perfect 5 star rating. I tell...
mike medeiros
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