Faculty and Staff

James M Foster, MBBS, MBA, FRCPC

James M Foster, MBBS, MBA, FRCPC
Appointed 09/01/12
4143 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-4879

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Anesthesiology: General Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia

Education & Fellowships

  • Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1992
  • MBBS: University of London, UK, 1985

Previous Appointments

  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, 1993–2012
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2004–2012

Specialties & Certification

  • Anesthesiology


  • Adults and Children


  • Adult Anesthesiology
  • General Anesthesia for Bone Marrow Biopsy and Aspiration, and Spinal Tap Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Dental Procedures
  • General Anesthesia for Radiographic Procedures (MRI, CT Scan, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine)
  • General Anesthesia for Surgical Procedures (General Surgery, ENT, Orthopedics, Vascular, Neurosurgery, and Others)
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)
  • American Medical Association

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

11/16/12 Introducing the new Anesthesiology chair at Upstate

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/fosterja
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/fosterja

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

  • Scott Callen, CRNA
  • Paul Decarlo, CRNA
  • Alicia Dodge, CRNA
  • Jerod Hoyt, CRNA
  • Francis Kosciewicz, CRNA
  • Joshua LaBarge, CRNA
  • Michael Loudner, CRNA
  • Joseph Madelone, CRNA
  • Kimberly Mahr, CRNA
  • Kyle Riley, CRNA
  • Marenea Roule, CRNA
  • Wieslawa Zimmer, CRNA
  • Theresa Baxter, NP
  • Sara Eckrich, NP