Meet James T. Foskett, M.D. 


James T. Foskett, M.D.

James T. Foskett, M.D.


Scope of Practice:

Orthopedic Surgery 

Practice Name: 

Cottage Orthopedics & Podiatry

Practice Location:

834 N Seminary Street – Suite 102 

Galesburg, IL 61401

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Board Certification: 

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Medical School: 

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine

Internship / Residency: 

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics 

Orthopedic Surgery Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN

St. Mary’s and Methodist Hospital 

Relief Work: 

Haiti earthquake Orthopedic first responder 


Dr. James Foskett is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. As an experienced orthopedic surgeon he treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions, such as:

  • Partial and total knee replacement
  • Broken bones and injuries to associated tissues
  • Sports-related inflammation, sprains, strains, tears and breaks
  • Joint pain from arthritis – osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Tendonitis; bursitis
  • Hand and wrist pain due to Carpal Tunnel syndrome
  • Foot pain/Plantar-fasciitis 
  • Ganglion cysts (non-cancerous cysts commonly appearing on the joints)
  • Complications from joint prostheses 
  • ACL repair

Dr. Foskett attended Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree. He received his medical training at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Illinois, and a general surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and an orthopedic surgical residency at Mayo Clinic – St. Mary and the Methodist Hospital in Minnesota.

As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Foskett is passionate about restoring both comfort and function to patients for injuries and diseases that affect the bones, muscles, tendons, joints, ligaments and nerves.

He specializes in hip replacements using the less invasive Anterior Approach, as well as partial and total knee replacements, hand and foot surgery, arthroscopy, and sports medicine care. He is accepting new patients and has some same-day and next-day appointments available.

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