Robert A. Foster, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Hand & Wrist
Robert A. Foster, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in hand surgery. Dr. Foster specializes in minimally invasive carpal tunnel surgery, complex hand reconstruction surgery, sports injuries, joint replacement, and orthopedic trauma treatment.
Dr. Foster is passionate about his work, and with a background in biomedical engineering, he brings a highly technical and intuitive approach to hand surgery. With all the intricacies of nerves, arteries, tendons, and more in the hand, it’s no wonder he enjoys the most complicated of all orthopedic specialties.
Dr. Foster has been named by his peers to the Texas Monthly Super Doctors list from 2007-2020 and as a 2021 Legacy Member Hall of Fame Super Doctor. He has recently been recognized as a 2021 and 2022 Austin Monthly Top Doctor.
Minimally invasive hand surgery by Dr. Foster can treat:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Sports injuries
- Finger problems
- Tendon problems
- And more
- Undergraduate Education:
- University of Texas, Austin, TX
- Medical School:
- University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
- Orthopedic Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
- Hand and Microvascular Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
- Board Certified:
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Meet Robert Wright, PA-C
Physician Assistant for Dr. Robert Foster
Robert “Rob” Wright, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant who has been working alongside Dr. Robert Foster since October 2000. Rob received his bachelor of science degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas Galveston. He received his master of medical science degree from the University of Nebraska. Before joining Texas Orthopedics, Rob practiced as a physician assistant in plastic, reconstructive, and hand surgery in Dallas. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Rob is married and the proud father of two children. He enjoys scuba diving, snow skiing, and spending time with his family in his free time.