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Craig Foster, MD

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons  New York, New York

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1968 -1972

Yale University   New Haven, Connecticut

  • Bachelor of the Arts, 1964 - 1968

 

Internships, Residency, Fellowships, & Research

1972 - 1973   Internship: Roosevelt Hospital   New York, New York
1973 - 1974 Residency: Roosevelt Hospital - First year general surgery   New York, New York
1974 - 1977 Orhopaedic training: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center   New York, New York
July 1977 -
Dec 1977
Implant fellow: New York Orthopedic Hospital - Dr Frank Stinchfield & Dr Nas S Eftekhar
Jan 1978 -
July 1978
Shoulder fellow: New York Orthopedic Hospital - Dr Charles S Neer
June 1977 -
June 1978
Chief resident: New York Orhopedic Hospital
Clinical instructor: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
1978 - 1980 US Navy Staff: Virginia Navy Regional Medical Center   Porthsmouth, Virginia
Clinical instructor: Medical College of Virginia   Norfolk, Virginia
   

 

Professional Publications & Presentations

1978      Deltonectoral Incision for Total Shoulder Replacement with Charles S Neer MD presented at New York Orthopaedic Hospital Alumni Day, 3M Shoulder Meeting.  Movie, Deltopectoral Incision for Total Shoulder Replacement for 3M with Charles S Neer MD
1979 Subtalar Dislocations of the Foot presented at the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons  San Francisco, California
1979 &
1980
Inferior Capsular Shift for Involuntary Multidirectional Shoulder Dislocations with Charles S Neer MD presented at New York Orthopedic Hospital Alumni Day.  Presented at AAOS meeting.  Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
1977 &
1980
Hematogenous Infection of Implants with Frank K Stinchfield MD, Louis U Bigliani MD, Thomas P Goss MD, presented at Current Concepts in Lower Extremity Implant Surgery meeting at Miami, Florida.  Presented at AOA meeting at Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico. Published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
1982 Subtalar Dislocations of the Foot, a Literature Review & a Report of 12 Cases with Pat Aulicino LCDR MC USN, Patrick MJ Hutton LCDR MC USN and TE DePuy Capt MC USN published in Orthopedic Review Vol XI No 2 Feb 1982 p35-42
1982 Multidirectional Shoulder Dislocations and Painful Arc Syndrome presented at AAOS Sports Related Injuries of the Upper Extremities meeting at Syracuse, New York
1982 Multidirectional Instability, Total Shoulder Arthoplasty, Osteoarthritis presented at Impingement in the Older Patient, Rotator Cuff Defects, Biceps, Acromioclavicular Problems meeting at State University of New York, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery in Syracuse, New York
1983  Exhibit - The Ultracentric Knee Joint for Fracture Bracing, Prosthetics and Orthotics at AAOS Annual Meeting at Anaheim, California
1983 Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder in the Athlete published in Clinics in Sports Medicine Vol 2 No 2 July
1983  Diagnosing Skiing Injuries with WG Clancy Jr MD, JG Garrick MD, AR Lind DPhil, JR Steadman MD published in Patient Care Vol 17 No 19 November 15
1983 Preventing Winter Sports Injuries with WG Clancy Jr MD, JG Garrick MD, AR Lind DPhil, JR Steadman MD published in Patient Care Vol 17 No 20 November 30
1985 Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears presented at NewYork Orthopedic Hospital Alumni Association
1985 Use of Proximal Humeral Prosthesis in Humeral Fractures, Both in the Acute Setting and as Part of a Restructive Procedure presented at AAOS Summer Institute, New York, New York
1985 Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder presented at University of Mass Medical Center, Sturbridge, Massachusetts
1987  A Fresh Look at the Surgical Choices in Complex Fractures and Fracture Dislocations of the Proximal Humerus presented at Thames River Orthopaedic Society, Groton, Connecticut
1987 Usefulness of SPECT in the Early Detection of Avascular Necrosis of the Knees with Shiv M Gupta MD and Naila Kayani MD published in Clinical Nuclear Medicine Vol 12 No 2 February
1987 Resection Arthroplasty of the Shoulder presented at AAOS Summer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
1987 Third Degree AC Separation of the Shoulder presented at American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida
1991 Extracapsular Repairs for Shoulder Dislocations presented at the Hospital for Joint Disease, New York, New York
1993 Arthroscopic Bankart Procedure presented at the Eastern Orthopedic Association meeting
1996 Shoulder Injuries Commonly Seen in Athletes presented at the American Association of Physician Assistants, New York, New York

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