Richard W. Foster, M.D.
10101 Park Rowe Avenue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810
Specializes in: Brain, spine, head and neck imaging, degenerative disease, traumatic injury, brain and spinal tumors, congenital anomalies, neurological infections and inflammation.
Dr. Foster received his undergraduate degree in biology from Eastern Mennonite College in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia in Norfolk, and completed an internship and one year of his diagnostic radiology residency at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Foster completed his residency training at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile before completing back-to-back neuroradiology fellowships. He received one year of specialized training at the University of Virginia Medical Center and another at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dr. Foster joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2010 – bringing 22 years of experience in radiology practice to our neuroradiology team. Dr. Foster is board certified in diagnostic radiology and holds a certificate of added qualification in neuroradiology. Expert analysis of imaging tests is crucial to effective and timely diagnosis of neurological illnesses and injuries. Patients are able to receive testing including CT scans, MRI, and x-rays at our on-site Imaging Center. Dr. Foster is in-house at our Baton Rouge campus to interpret scans – leading to faster, more accurate diagnoses for our patients and their families. Using state-of-the-art imaging technology, including one of the state’s only 3T MRI scanners, The NeuroMedical Center provides some of the most advanced neuro-diagnostic services in the Baton Rouge area.
Experienced neuroradiology assessment is an integral component of providing the highest quality, comprehensive neurological care to our patients. As a neuroradiologist with The NeuroMedical Center, Dr. Foster and his colleague offer our patients more than five decades of combined experience in identification of neurological disorders and injuries in the brain, spine and nervous system. Dr. Foster is skilled in assessing and diagnosing all types of conditions, including brain aneurysm, malformations in the spine, degenerative spinal diseases, congenital abnormalities, tumors and infections in the spine and brain, spinal cord injury and brain trauma, and stroke.
Dr. Foster is currently accepting new patients. To schedule a consultation, call us at (225) 769-2200.