Cody Foster, MD
Education, Training, and Certifications
Board Certified: Anesthesiology
Board Eligible: Pain Medicine
Fellowship: Pain Medicine – Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residency: Anesthesiology – Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
Medical Education: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN – Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Undergraduate: Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, LA – Management (BS)
Dr. Foster is a Minnesota native. He grew up in Eagan, MN, and graduated from Eagan High School. After graduation, he went south to New Orleans, LA to attend Tulane University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Management. He then moved back to Minnesota to pursue his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School. While in medical school, Dr. Foster volunteered at the Philips Neighborhood Clinic. His time there made him want to work in a clinic setting, helping patients with their pain. After receiving his medical degree, he completed his transitional internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He then entered his residency in anesthesiology at Northwestern University in Chicago and, most recently, completed his fellowship in pain medicine at Northwestern University.
Dr. Foster is board certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is looking forward to beginning his career as a pain management physician at Nura and helping our patients find pain relief!
In his spare time, Dr. Foster enjoys spending time with friends and family. He loves the outdoors, whether it be hiking, camping, or backpacking. He is also an avid reader!
Foster, C. A., Walega, D. R. (2020). Intrathecal Catheter as a Source of Infection Years After Implantation of an Intrathecal Drug Delivery System: A Case Report. A&A Practice, 14(9), e01272.
Abstracts & Poster Presentations
Addition of transversus abdominis plane block with liposomal bupivacaine to intrathecal morphine for postoperative analgesia after caesarean delivery: a retrospective study. 41st Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting; New Orleans, LA. – 2016
Paravertebral Catheter Use for Postoperative Pain Control in Patients after Lung Transplant Surgery: A Prospective Observational Study. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons; Phoenix, AZ. – 2016
Problem-Based Learning Discussion
Opioids and the Operating Room: Peri-operative Wean, Intra-operative Care, and Post-operative Pain Management; American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. – 2021
Medically Challenging Case Presentation
An Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Overdose, Miscue or Misconduct? American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference, Virtual – 2020
Intrathecal Catheter as a Source of Infection Years after Implantation of an Intrathecal Drug Delivery System 18th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, New Orleans, LA – 2019
Safety Considerations for Epidural Infection in a Patient with Concern for Vertebral Osteomyelitis American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference, San Diego, CA – 2019
Octreotide Use in a Carcinoid Tumor Surgery (2nd place in category) Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, Detroit, MI – 2019
American Medical Association, 2013 – Present
American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2014 – Present
American Society of Regional Anesthesia, 2016 – Present