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Richard Foltz, MD, FACSNeurosurgery

  • Board-Certified: Neurosurgeon
  • Medical School: Texas Tech Univ School of Medicine
  • Residency: Duke University
  • Fellowship: National Institute of Health
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Dr. Richard M. Foltz is a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Foltz’s higher education began with a bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Missouri. He then went on to graduate studies in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Houston. These broad experiences led to his recruitment in the Department of Neurosurgery, Baylor College of Medicine, where he directed the basic science and research laboratories with over $5 Million dollars of direct National Institute of Health (NIH) grant support. The results from these efforts led to several published, peer-reviewed articles in national and international medical journals.

Dr. Foltz continued his pursuits of medicine at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas. He earned his Medical Doctor degree with high distinction in 1988. Dr. Foltz completed his final years of rigorous training, at the prestigious, Duke University Medical Center (DUMC).

Since graduating, Dr. Foltz has been in practice for over 30 years and has been affiliated with several facilities throughout Broward County, Florida. Dr. Foltz served as Trauma Chief for Neurosurgery at Broward Health North Medical Center, a Level-II Trauma Center for 5 years and is presently serving as the Vice Chair for the Department of Surgery at this facility.

In Dr. Foltz’s current clinical practice, he uses his training at the NIH to treat and remove brain tumors. For spinal diseases, he diagnoses using all modern imaging techniques. Using the most up to date advanced surgical options for patients, the Dr. utilizes minimally invasive techniques and specializes in complex spinal reconstruction.