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Carol A. Foster, MD

Associate Professor


Carol A. Foster

Director of the Balance Laboratory, University of Colorado Hospital


Clinical Office:

1635 N. Aurora Court, 6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Appointments:  720-848-2820

Academic Office:

12631 E. 17th Avenue, B205
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-1967
Fax: 303-724-1961
Email: Carol.Foster@ucdenver.edu


Hospital Affiliations:

University of Colorado Hospital


Clinical Interests:

Vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation

Subspecialty Training: Clinical neurotology

 

Medical School

(1981) MD, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

(1981-1982) Internship, Surgery, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

(1982-1983) Residency, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

(1993-1994) NIH Fellowship, Neuro-otology,  University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007- Guide to America's Top Physicians
Consumer's Research Council of America

1996 - APL Alumnus of Point Loma

1990, 2009 - Marquis Who's Who in America

1977-1990 - Outstanding Young Women of America

1977 - Bachelor of Arts Degree
Awarded Summa Cum Laude

1977- Phi Delta Lambda
Honor Society

1977- Valedictorian
Point Loma College

Foster CA, Ponnapan A, Zaccaro K, Strong D: A comparison of two home exercises for benign positional vertigo: Half somersault vs. Epley maneuver.  Submitted to: Audiology & Neurotology EXTRA 2012

Foster CA, Zaccaro K, Strong D: Canal Conversion and Re-entry: A Risk of Dix-Hallpike During Canalith Repositioning Procedures.  Otology & Neurotology 2012: 33:199-203.

Foster CA, Jabbour P: Barre-Lieou syndrome and the problem of the obsolete eponym. Jl Laryngology & Otology, 2007: 121:680-683. Published online Oct 2006. Pub Med ID: 17052362

Foster CA, Dyhrkopp PJ: Noonan's syndrome with sensorineural hearing loss and vestibular abnormalities. Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, 1998; 119:508-510. Pub Med ID: 9807079

: Deficits of gaze stability in multiple axes following unilateral vestibular lesions. Experimental Brain Research, 1997; 116:501-509. Pub Med ID: 9372299

Baloh RW, Foster CA, Yue Q, Nelson SF: Familial migraine with vertigo and essential tremor. Neurology, 1996; 46:458-460. Pub Med ID: 8614512

Foster CA: Vestibular rehabilitation. Bailliere's Clinical Neurology, 1994 3(3):577-591. Pub Med ID: 7874410

Foster CA: VEMP: A new test of vestibular function. The ENT Examiner, Newsletter of the Department of Otolaryngology, UCHSC, 2005 3(2):2.

Foster CA: Vestibular disorders. In: Jafek BW (ed). Otolaryngology Secrets, 3rd Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier,Hanley and Belfus, 2005, p.79-84.

Foster CA: Evaluation of the dizzy patient. In: Jafek BW (ed). Otolaryngology Secrets, 3rd Ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier,Hanley and Belfus, 2005, p.73-78.

Foster CA: Vestibular disorders. In: Jafek BW & Murrow B (ed). Otolaryngology Secrets, 2nd Ed. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus, 2001, p. 81-85.

Foster CA: Evaluation of the dizzy patient. In: Jafek BW & Morrow B (ed). Otolaryngology Secrets, 2nd Ed. Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus, 2001, p.74-80.

Foster CA, Baloh RW: Drug Therapy for Vertigo. In: Baloh RW & Halmagyi GW (eds). Disorders of the Vestibular System. New York:Oxford University Press 1996, p.541-550.

Stark AK, Foster CA: Evaluation of the dizzy patient. In: Jafek BW, Stark AK (eds). Otolaryngology Secrets. Philadelphia:Hanley and Belfus, 1996, p. 47-53.

Stark AK, Foster CA:Vestibular disorders. In: Jafek BW, Stark AK (eds). Otolaryngology Secrets. Philadelphia:Hanley and Belfus, 1996, p. 53-57.

Foster CA and Baloh RW: Episodic vertigo. In: Rakel RE (ed): Conn's Current Therapy. Philadelphia:Saunders, 1995, p. 837-841

Foster CA: Childbirth Traditions and Maternal and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality in the Middle Wahgi Area of Papua New Guinea. Doctoral Dissertation, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, 1981.

Research Focus

Benign Positional Vertigo
Meniere Disease
Migraine associated Dizziness

American Medical Association
Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery