Dr. Talusan is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan specializing in disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Raised in Boston, he completed undergraduate studies at Boston College. He was awarded a medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Talusan completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Yale University School of Medicine where he published numerous peer-reviewed articles and received the O. Donald Chrisman Research Award. Following completion of his residency at Yale, he pursued Foot and Ankle fellowship training at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Talusan is an active member in multiple societies including the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Clinical and Research Interests
- Athletic injuries of the foot and ankle
- Foot and ankle pain
- Accessory navicular syndrome
- Achilles tendon problems (ruptures, tendonitis)
- Ankle instability
- Arthritis of the foot and ankle (fusions, ankle replacement)
- Cavus deformity (high-arched feet, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease)
- Flat foot deformity
- Foot drop
- Fractures and trauma of the foot, ankle and toes
- Morton's neuroma
- Osteochondral defects of the talus
- Rheumatoid arthritis of the foot and ankle
- Sesamoid pathology
- Stress fractures
- Tarsal coalitions