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Shannon M. Foster, M.D.
Traumatology, Surgical Critical Care and Emergency Surgery

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Administrative/Clinical Office:
Reading Hospital and Medical Center
6th and Spruce Streets, B Building - 4th Floor
West Reading, PA 19611
Administrative Assistant: Charlene Benner
Administrative Telephone: 484-628-4888
Administrative Fax: 484-628-4880
Patient Appointments:



Faculty Appointments
2009 - present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2009 - present Active Surgeon
Reading Hospital and Medical Center
West Reading, Pennsylvania
2009 - present Attending Surgeon
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1995 - 1999 B.S. University of Akron
Akron, Ohio (Microbiology)
1999 - 2003 M.D. Medical College of Ohio
Toledo, Ohio
2000 International Course of Tropical Medicine
Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2003 - 2008 Resident in General Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
2008 - 2009 Fellow in Surgical Critical Care, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies
National/International Societies
1999 - 2003 American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine Student Section
(President 2002, Recruitment Chair)
1999 - present American Medical Association
1999 - 2003 American Medical Association Student Section (Academic Enrichment Coordinator, Assembly)
1999 - present American Medical Women’s Association
1999 - 2003 American Medical Women’s Association Student Section (Activities Coordinator)
2003 - present American College of Surgeons
Candidate & Associate Group
2008 - present Society of Critical Medicine, In-Training Group
Local/Regional Societies
2003 - present Minnesota Medical Association
2003 - present Minnesota Surgical Society
Research Publications, Non-Peer Reviewed
  1. Donnelly SF, Foster SM, Bannon MP. 5 Steps to prevent CVC-related infections. Contemporary Surgery on-line, Dec. 2007 (link).

Dr. Shannon Foster

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