Dr. Joel Foster
Joel D. Foster, DPM, FACFAS is a Kansas City native who is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Kansas, and has been serving residents of the metro area for more than 20 years.
After completing his undergraduate studies and earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Kansas, Dr. Foster continued his education at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia. After receiving his doctorate in podiatric medicine, he returned to the Kansas City metro area and completed his residency training at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO.
After a few years in practice in the metro area, Dr. Foster founded his own private, independent practice in November 2006, and moved it to its current location in 2010.
Dr. Foster is strongly committed to furthering his own education and skillset as a doctor, as well as introducing cutting-edge tools to his practice, so that he can continue to offer his patients the most advanced and effective treatment solutions.
He has completed comprehensive training in a wide variety of subspecialties, including forefoot and rearfoot reconstruction, minimally invasive surgery, nerve surgery, diabetic wound care and limb salvage, peripheral vascular disease, sports medicine, and more. He is board-certified in foot surgery from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS), a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, and a qualified associate of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons (AENS).
In his younger days, Dr. Foster played rugby competitively in college and, afterward, as part of several upper level select side teams. He still maintains an active lifestyle, is a big basketball fan, and is passionate about helping his patients achieve greater mobility, activity, and independence. He is married with three children, and loves to spend as much time with them as possible.