David Foster is an American television writer, producer and medical doctor best known for working as a writer/producer on the critically acclaimed Fox medical drama series House.
 Medical career
Foster graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995. He attended school with Neal Baer, a pediatrician who would eventually become the executive producer of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As a doctor he worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard School of Public Health listening to patient's stories and diagnose uncommon illnesses, a skill which he would later utilize as a writer on House.
 Television career
Foster would eventually move into television writing through Neal Baer, who hired him to freelance-write an episode of Law & Order: SVU entitled "Parts". The producers of House were impressed by his credentials and hired him as a consulting producer during the show's first season. Since then he has served as a writer and producer and was promoted to co-executive producer at the beginning of the seventh season.
 House episodes
- "DNR" (1.09)
- "Mob Rules" (1.15) (with John Mankiewicz)
- "TB or Not TB" (2.05)
- "All In" (2.17)
- "Informed Consent" (3.03)
- "Needle in a Haystack" (3.13)
- "Mirror Mirror" (4.05)
- "House's Head" (4.15) (with Peter Blake, Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner and Doris Egan)
- "Wilson's Heart" (4.16) (with Peter Blake, Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner)
- "Birthmarks" (5.04) (with Doris Egan)
- "Big Baby" (5.13) (with Lawrence Kaplow)
- "Locked In" (5.19) (with Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner)
- "Broken" (6.01/6.02) (with Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner and David Shore)
- "Wilson" (6.10)
- "Baggage" (6.21) (with Doris Egan)
- "Unplanned Parenthood" (7.05)
- "Last Temptation" (7.19) (with Liz Friedman)
- "Transplant" (8.02) (with Liz Friedman)
- "Nobody's Fault" (8x11) (with Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner)
 Awards and nominations
In 2010, Foster won a Writers Guild of America award for the "Broken" episode of House, which he shared with Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner and David Shore.
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