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Richard J. Foster, M.D.

Specialty: Urgent Care Center
Locations: Newton-Wellesley Urgent Care Ctr.
9 Hope Avenue, Suite 150
Waltham, MA 02453
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Phone: (617)243-5590
Fax: (617)243-6126
Year Joined Staff: 2009
Board Certifications: American Board of Emergency Medicine
Medical School: S.U.N.Y. - Downstate
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Ctr.
Residency: University of Auckland
Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Accepting New Patients? Yes

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