Charles Stephen Foster, MD

Charles Stephen Foster, MD

Ophthalmology Waltham, MA

President and CEO, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School Founder and Chairman of the Board, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation


Office Address

  • 1440 Main St, Suite 201
    Massachusetts Eye Research And Surgery Institute
    Waltham, MA 02451
    Phone: (718) 891-6377
    Fax: (781) 647-1430

Charles Stephen Foster, MD

Ophthalmology Waltham, MA

President and CEO, Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School Founder and Chairman of the Board, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Foundation

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Uveitis
  • Clinical Interests: Retrospective Studies; Uveitis; Viral Eye Infections; Immunosuppressive Agents; Follow-Up Studies; Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

Education & Training

  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School
  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalWashington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University School of MedicineDuke University School of Medicine
  • Duke UniversityDuke University
  • Duke UniversityDuke University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2006 - 2016
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1975 - 2017
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Life Fellow AwardAcademy of Ophthalmology, 2012
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationNextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012, 2013
    • Most Compassionate Doctor AwardVitals, 2012-2013

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Use of intravitreal rituximab for treatment of vitreoretinal lymphoma  Larkin KL, Saboo US, Comer GM, Forooghian F, Mackensen F, Merrill P, Sen HN, Singh A, Essex RW, Lake S, Lim LL, Vasconcelos-Santos DV, Foster CS, Wilson DJ, Smith JR, British Journal of Ophthalmology, 1/1/2014
    • Anterior chamber intraocular lens implantation in patients with a history of chronic uveitis: Five-year follow-up  Suelves AM, Siddique SS, Schurko B, Foster CS, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 1/1/2014
    •  Rashid KA, Foster CS, Ahmed AR, Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 11/1/2013

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • UniCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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