David C. Foster, M.D., M.P.H.

David C. Foster, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 668
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 487-3420
Fax: (585) 334-1264

Journal Articles

Showing all 26 journal articles available.

Foster, DC; Kotok, MB; Huang, L; et al. "The Tampon Test for vulvodynia research: reliability, construct validity, responseiveness". Obstet Gynecol. 2009; 113(4): 825-32.
Foster DC; Piekarz KH; Murant TI; LaPoint R; Haidaris CG; Phipps RP;. "Enhanced synthesis of proinflammatory cytokines by vulvar vestibular fibroblasts: Implications for vulvar vestibulitis." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007; 346(4): e1-8.
Hanjani NM; Foster DC; Scott GA; Mercurio MG;. "A genital mass due to HSV in a renal transplant recipient". J Lower Genital Tract Dis. 2007; 11(3): 173-6.
Bachmann GA; Rosen, R; Pinn VW; Utian WH; Ayers C; Basson R; Binik YM; Brown C; Foster DC; Gibbons, Jr. JM; Goldstein I; Graziottin A; Haefner HK; Harlow BL; Kellogg Spadt S; Leiblum SR; Masheb RM; Reed BD; Sobel JD; Veasley C; Wesselmann U; Witkin SS;. "Vulvodynia: Definitions, Diagnosis and Management. A State-of-the-Art Consensus". J Reprod Med.,. 2006; 51(6): 447-56.
2005 Sep
Foster DC, Dworkin RH, Wood RW. "Effects of intradermal foot and forearm capsaicin injections in normal and vulvodynia-afflicted women." Pain. 2005 Sep; 117(1-2):128-36.
Poleshuck EL; Dworkin RH; Howard FM; Foster DC; Shields CG; Giles DE; Tu X. "Contributions of physical and sexual abuse to women's experiences with chronic pelvic pain". J Reprod Med. 2005; 2(50): 91-100. Link
Haefner, HK; Collins, ME; Davis,GD; Edwards, L; Foster, DC; Hartmann, EH; Kaufman, RH; Lynch, PJ; Margesson, L J; Moyal-Barracco, M; Piper, CK; Reed, BD; Stewart, EG; Wilkinson, EJ;. "The vulvodynia guideline." J Lower Genital Tract Dis. 2005; 9(1): 40-51.
2004 Aug
Turner CK, Blieden TM, Smith TJ, Feldon SE, Foster DC, Sime PJ, Phipps RP. "A novel ELISpot method for adherent cells." Journal of immunological methods. 2004 Aug; 291(1-2):63-70.
2004 Jul
Foster DC, Sazenski TM, Stodgell CJ. "Impact of genetic variation in interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and melanocortin-1 receptor genes on vulvar vestibulitis syndrome." The Journal of reproductive medicine. 2004 Jul; 49(7):503-9.
2002 Jul
Foster DC. "Vulvar disease." Obstetrics and gynecology. 2002 Jul; 100(1):145-63.
Mercurio MG; Foster DC; Maguluri S. "Vulvar lesions: differential diagnosis and treatment". Medical Aspects of Human Sexuality. 2002; : 1-7. Link
2001 Jun
Wood R, Pittelli R, Foster D, Mayer R, Messing EM. "Human bladder permeability assessment using intravesical fluorescein clearance rate." Urology. 2001 Jun; 57(6 Suppl 1):131-2.
Foster DC. "Chronic Vulval Pain". Pain in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2001; 17: 189-208. Link
Foster DC; Palmer M; Marks J. "Effect of vulvovaginal estrogen on sensorimotor response of the lower genital tract: a randomized controlled trial". Obstet and Gynecol. 1999; : 232-237. Link
1997 Feb
Foster DC, Hasday JD. "Elevated tissue levels of interleukin-1 beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in vulvar vestibulitis." Obstetrics and gynecology. 1997 Feb; 89(2):291-6.
Bourke DL; Foster DC; Valley MA; Robinson JC. "Presacral blockade for evaluation of chronic plevic pain". Am J Pain Management. 1996; 6: 9-12. Link
The Writing Group for the PEPI Trial. "Effects of estrogen or estrogen/progestin regimens on heart disease risk factors in postmenopausal women". JAMA. 1995; 3(273): 199-208. Link
Foster DC; Butts C; Woodruff JD. "Long-term outcome of perineoplasty for vulvar vestibulitis". J Women's Health. 1995; : 669-75. Link
Foster DC; Woodruff JD. "A Case Control Study of Vulvar Vestibulitis". J Women's Health. 1995; 6: 677-80. Link
1994 May
Woodruff JD, Pickar JH. "Incidence of endometrial hyperplasia in postmenopausal women taking conjugated estrogens (Premarin) with medroxyprogesterone acetate or conjugated estrogens alone. The Menopause Study Group." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 1994 May; 170(5 Pt 1):1213-23.
Archer DF; Pickar JH, Bottilioni F. "For the Menopausal Study Group, Bleeding patterns in postmenopausal women taking continuous combined or sequential regimens of conjugated estrogens with Medroxyprogesterone acetate". Obstet Gynecol. 1994; : 686-92. Link
1993 Jul
Foster DC, Robinson JC, Davis KM. "Urethral pressure variation in women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 1993 Jul; 169(1):107-12.
Kelly RA; Foster DC; Woodruff JD. "Subcutaneous Injection of Triamcinolone acetonide in Treatment of Chronic Vulvar Pruritus". Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993; 3(169). Link
Foster DC; Guzick DS; Pulliam RP. "The Impact of Prenatal Care on Fetal and Neonatal Death Rates for Uninsured Patients: A "Natural Experiment" in West Virginia". Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1992; 1(79). Link
1981 Jun
Foster DC, Woodruff JD. "The use of dinitrochlorobenzene in the treatment of vulvar carcinoma in situ." Gynecologic oncology. 1981 Jun; 11(3):330-9.
Foster DC; Stern JL; Buscema J; Rock JA; Woodruff JD. "Pleural and Parenchymal Endometriosis". Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1981; 5(58): 552-556. Link


Baglole CJ, Smith TJ, Foster D, Sime PJ, FeldonS, Phipps RP.. "Functional assessment of fibroblast heterogeneity by the cell-surface glycoprotein Thy-1". Tissue Repair Contraction and Myofibroblasts. Chaponnier C, Desmouliere A, Gabbiani G. : Springer Science and Business Media, 2006.
Foster DC. "Premalignant Lesions in the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva". Primary Care for Women. Leppert PC, Peipert JF. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2004. 205-9
Foster DC. "Vulvar Disease". Primary Care for Women. Leppert PC, Peipert JF. Philadelphia PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2004. 218-25
Woodruff JD; Foster DC. "Non-infectious Diseases of the Vulva". Ambulatory Gynecology. Nichols DH. Philadelphia PA: JB Lippincott, 1995.
Foster DC. "Cord Prolapse". Obstetrics and Gynecology on Call. Horowitz IR, Gomella LG. Norwalk, Connecticut: Appleton, Lange, 1993. 20-23
Foster DC. "Abdominal Pain". Obstetrics and Gynecology On Call. Horowitz IR, Gomella LG. Norwalk, Connecticut: Appleton & Lange, 1993. 110-6