ABOUT DR. FOSTER

Practicing Medicine for 25+ years

 

Locally Owned

ABOUT DR. FOSTER

D. Terrence Foster

M.D., FAAPMR, DABPM

Education

Dr. D. Terrence Foster graduated from the University of the West Indies with honors and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Chemistry. He later attended the City University of New York where he earned a Masters Degree in Chemistry. Dr. Foster went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York and completed his Internship at Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein Hospital in New York. From there, he went to New York University Medical Center/ Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and completed his Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

 

His acupuncture training was completed at the American College of Acupuncture (NY), Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Shanghai Medicine University (China). He completed his Fellowship in Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG) at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Following the completion of his Fellowship, Dr. Foster worked as an Attending Physician and Clinical Instructor at Emory University Hospitals, Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital and the Center for Rehabilitation Medicine. 

SpecialitIes

He is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Foster is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also Board Certified in Pain Medicine. Dr. Foster is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Management.

 

He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Association of Neuromuscular Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Georgia Medical Association, and International Spine Interventional Society.Dr. Foster has medical staff privileges at Gwinnett Health System, Piedmont Henry Medical Center, North Fulton Regional Hospital, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Rockdale Medical Center, and Southern Regional Health System.

Practice Areas

Dr. Foster is a former Medical Director for The Rehabilitation Center at Southern Regional Health System in Riverdale, Georgia, where he served for ten years. He is the Medical Director for the Center for Pain and Rehab Medicine in Stockbridge, Georgia.

 

Dr. Foster is the author or co-author of several scientific articles and the author of the book Fosters Opioid Addiction Classification Status Guide and The Opioid Epidemic Consumers & HealthCare Guide. He also previously hosted a radio show called The Doctor Show. He is a Public Speaker, and a Rehabilitation & Interventional Pain Medicine Consultant. He is also a member of several medical associations.

 

Dr. Foster is a strong supporter of many charitable organizations. He is the immediate Past President of the Morant Bay High School Alumni Association Atlanta Chapter. He is also the Chairman and CEO of the D. Terrence Foster Foundation Inc, an organization which focuses on the development, enhancement, promotion of healthcare and education globally with specific emphasis on the underserved and less privileged of our society.