Cora Foster, MD

Dr. Cora Foster has special interest and expertise in endocrine-system surgery, including thyroid and parathyroid surgery. She worked closely with Ithaca endocrinologist Dr. Adam Law and Dr. Dan Sudilovsky, director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cayuga Medical Center, to establish the Thyroid Nodule Clinic at Cayuga Medical Center. This multidisciplinary thyroid clinic is one of the few of its kind in the country. Additionally, Dr. Foster serves as medical director of the Cayuga Center for Wound Healing at Cayuga Medical Center, which offers state-of-the-art wound care, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating chronic wounds. She is also active in the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.


Surgical Associates of CMA
1301 Trumansburg Road Suite E
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 273-3161
Fax: (607) 273-1101

Surgical Associates of CMA at Cortland
1122 Commons Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 273-3161
Fax: (607) 273-1101

Surgical Associates of CMA at Schuyler Hospital
220 Steuben Street
Montour Falls, NY 14865
(607) 273-3161
Fax: (607) 273-1101


Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship/Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania – Surgery

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD) – Surgical Nutrition


American Board of General Surgery


American College of Surgeons


American Association of Endocrine Surgeons

Association of Women Surgeons