Dr. Walter S Foster, MD



Orthopedic Surgery     -  Louisiana,  Lafayette

 Overview

Dr. Walter S Foster, MD works in Lafayette, Louisiana is a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and graduated Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1981. Dr. Foster is affiliated with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center and practicing for 38 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acne
  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Asherman Syndrome
  • Barium Enema
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dog Allergy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Allergy
  • Food Additive Allergy - Amaranth
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
  • Hemofiltration
  • Hypothermia
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Open Wound
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Test
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
  • Ureteral Stones

 Procedures

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

 Years Since Graduation

  • 38

 State License

  • Louisiana

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

Graduated: 1981

Residency Hospitals


Earl K Long Med Center




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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Orth/Sprts Medical Assocs Acadiana

1448 South College Road
Louisiana (LA)
Lafayette,
70503

  (337) 232-5539
Office Volume:    160 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Orth/Sprts Medical Assocs Acadiana, 1448 South College Road, Lafayette, Louisiana (LA), 70503




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access
  • Options PPO
  • Sterling
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center photo


Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

611 Saint Landry Street Louisiana LA, Lafayette, 70506

Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center is a non-profit hospital located in Lafayette, LA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 12 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 12 procedures.




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