Laahn H. Foster

Laahn H. Foster, MD

Division:
Hematology/Oncology
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.924.9333
Primary Location:
Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

1240 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Fax:
434.244.7526
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine
Clinical Practice:
Aplastic anemia, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, ITP, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), Polycythemia vera, Sickle-Cell Diseases, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Blood Disorders, Blood Cancers, Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Laahn Foster, MD, is a hematologist/oncologist specializing in treating patients with plasma cell disorders, such as monoclonal gammopathy, myeloma, amyloidosis and Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia. 

Dr. Foster grew up in Boston and attended Cornell University in upstate New York. After graduation, she moved to New York City and worked in management consulting, focused on the business side of medicine, before deciding to pursue a career as a physician. She earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed a residency in internal medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. She came to UVA for a fellowship in hematology/oncology, and joined the faculty after completing her training.

Dr. Foster lives in Charlottesville with her husband, Thomas, and their son Liam. Outside of work, she is rarely sitting still: she enjoys food and wine, running, golf and playing piano.

Education
Primary:
New York Medical College
Residency:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Fellowships:
University of Virginia

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For adult clinic appointments or those in the hospital with COVID-19:

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  • No visitors at the bedside of COVID-19 cases
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  • The care team can allow standard exceptions

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