About John E. Foster

EDUCATION

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Degree: M.D.
    1979-1983
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
    M.S. Chemical Engineering/Colloids, Polymers, and Surface Science
    1975-1979
  • Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
    Degree: B.S., Chemical Engineering
    1971-1975
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA,
    Intern in Internal Medicine
    1983-1984
  • Boston University Medical Center, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA,
    Residency in Diagnostic Radiology
    1984-1987
  • Boston University Medical Center, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA,
    Chief Resident, Residency in Diagnostic Radiology
    1987-1988
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA,
    Fellowship in Vascular/interventional Radiology
    1988-1989

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Diplomat, National Board of Examiners, 1984
  • American Board of Radiology, Part ,I 1987
  • American Board of Radiology, Part II, 1988
  • Certification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 1997

LICENSURE

  • Massachusetts, 1984
  • New Hampshire, 1989
  • Connecticut, 2001

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Phalanx Leadership Award
  • Clarkson University, 1975
  • Intern of the Year Award,
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center, 1984
  • Top Docs 2000 – NH top specialists based on survey of fellow physicians conducted by NH, Magazine (named one of two radiologists receiving the most nominations in their field), 2000

MEMBERSHIPS/ORGANIZATIONS

  • Connecticut Medical Society
  • Hartford County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • NESCVIR
  • American Heart Association
  • International Society of Biliary Radiology
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • New England Roentgen Ray Society
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Rotational Artifact in Phase Imaging of Cardiac Scans: Potential Pitfalls in Diagnosis J. Nucl Med. 28:1536-1539, 1987
  • Functional Oncocytoma of the Kidney: Evaluation by Dual Tracer Scintigraphy J. Nucl Med. 28:1911-1914, 1987
  • Discordant Uptake of Technetium-99M DISIDA and Technetium-99M Sulfur Colloid in an Amebic Abscess Clin Nucl Med. 2:114-116, 1988

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Radiologist, Jefferson Radiology, Hartford, CT Staff Radiologist, CMC Radiologists, P.C., Manchester, NH
    1989-1996
  • Staff Radiologist, Southern NH Radiology Consultants, P.C., (Merger of CMC Radiology with Bedford Commons Radiology), Manchester, NH
    1996 – 2001
  • Interventional Radiologist, Connecticut Vascular Institute, Connecticut Surgical Group, Hartford, CT
    2001-2005

HOSPITAL COMMITTEES/OFFICES

  • Chief of Vascular/Interventional Radiology, CMC and Elliot Hospital, 1989-2001
  • Trustee, Catholic Medical Center, 1993
  • Chairman, Department of Radiology, CMC, 1993
  • Executive Committee Member, CMC, 1993
  • Continuing Medical Educational Committee, CMC, 1993-1994
  • Continuing Medical Educational, Chairman, Optima, 1994
  • Trustee, Optima Health, 1994
  • Investigational Review Board, Optima, 1994
  • Planning and Development Committee, CMC, 1990-92, 1994
  • Chairman, Radiation Safety Committee, CMC , 1992
  • Medical Management Committee NHPHO, 1997-2001
  • President, Hillsborough Co. Medical Society, 1997-2001
  • Credentials Committee, Optima/CMC, 1998-2001
  • Board of Trustees, Catholic Medical Center, 1999-2001
  • Member-at-Large, Executive Committee, NH Medical Society, 2000-2001

Our Partners

Connecticut Children’s
Day Kimball Healthcare
Griffin Health
Hartford Hospital
Holyoke Medical Center
Windham Hospital