Dr. Robert "Scott" Foster graduated from the Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine (Wm Scholl College) in Chicago, IL in 1984 and completed a two-year residency through Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago from 1984-1986. After moving to Columbia in 1986, Dr. Foster started practice with hospital affiliations at Boone Hospital and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital. Quickly, he expanded to establish additional clinics in Moberly and Boonville.
In 1992, Dr. Foster became board certified in foot surgery and board certified in podiatric orthopedics. Today, he is a member of many organizations including: the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), the Missouri Podiatric Medical Association (MPMA), the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, the American Diabetes Association and staff member at Boone Hospital Center.