Dr. Richard M. Foltz
Dr. Richard M. Foltz is a board certified Neurosurgeon. His higher education began with a Bachelor degree in Biology at the University of Missouri in 1978. 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 in medicine at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock, Texas. He earned his Medical Doctor degree with high distinction in 1988. His final 7 years of rigorous training were completed at the prestigious Duke University Medical Center (DUMC), Durham, North Carolina. While at Duke, he received a highly regarded Brain Tumor Fellowship at the NIH. He was elected Head of the 905 member house staff 3 consecutive years, whereby he was the representative on the Board Of Directors of the DUMC. He served as the Chief Resident in the Division of Neurosurgery, 1994 - 1995.
After completing his training at Duke, Dr. Foltz moved to South Florida where he has been in practice for the past 21 years. He has produced multiple publications and professional appointments throughout his neurosurgical career. He has received numerous regional and national awards and recognition for his excellence in patient care, including the ranking by U.S. News and World Report as, "Top Doctor".
Dr. Foltz takes great pride in his commitment to the caring of his patients and his personal skills as a clinician and surgeon. He can manage a broad spectrum of surgical neurologic disorders, but he does have a particular interest and passion for the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of spine related disorders.