Shannnon M Foster, MD FACS File Review Consultant

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  • Company: SMF Coverage & Solutions LLC
  • Phone: (484) 816-8903

Profession: Physician (MD or DO)

Current ABMS or AOA Board Specialty and Subspecialty Certification(s): General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care

Licenses: Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin

Additional Information: Policy and best practice creator via expansive leadership roles in multiple professional organizations and training/experience in areas of medical Ethics, Credentialing, By-Laws, and Surgical Quality. Previous positions include oversight and responsibility to review all Performance Improvement and Quality efforts for Divisional and Departmental initiatives as well as individual provider performance/quality/utilization measures. Areas of interest expand beyond General Surgery/Trauma/Surgical Critical Care spectrum to prevention + palliation. Utilization review. Disability review.

Education: B.S.-University Of Akron, M.D.-Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Surgeon-Mayo College of Graduate Medical Education, and Surgical Critical Care-Mayo College of Graduate Medical Education

Years in Practice: 16+ years

Current Hospital Privileges (Excluding Courtesy): Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Lehigh Valley Health - Pocono Medical Center

Number of file reviews previously performed: 100+ file reviews

Average monthly hours in direct patient care: 80+ hours