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About Dr. Gary Talpos

Dr. Gary Talpos, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Detroit, MI. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery. Dr. Talpos is affiliated with DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, DMC Huron Valley - Sinai Hospital and DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital - University Health Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

23 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Talpos is Great. Dr. Gary Talpos has been rated by 23 patients. From those 23 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gary Talpos is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Henry Ford Hospital

2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202
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Dr. Gary Talpos has the following 1 specialty

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Expertise

    19 Expertise

  • Adenoma (Warthin's tumor)
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Carcinoma
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedures (Endocrine Surgery)
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Parathyroid Diseases
  • Parathyroid Gland Cancer (Parathyroid Neoplasm)
  • Parathyroid Gland Surgery (Parathyroidectomy)
  • Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer (Papillary Carcinoma)
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (Thyroidectomy)

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Dr. Talpos is excellent and I am very thankful I found him.

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Gary Talpos was recommended by my BCBS primary care physician. He said he was the best for sports hernias in the State of MI. Drawback was he was in Detroit and I'm in Kalamazoo. I drove to Detroit for meeting with Dr. Talpos where he examined me and immediately knew I needed bilateral surgery to repair damage. He took time to explain procedure to me and even rushed my surgery appointment at my request. On day of first surgery, he was present and came to talk to my wife and I. He was very patient and answered all of our questions. He was honest, clear and direct. After my first surgery, he told my wife that it was tougher than anticipated and that he was concerned about reoccurance if I don't do exactly what he advised. He was clear about recovery time being longer due to extensive damage. So far it is 8 days after surgery and I wish I was further along. I'm frustrated because I wanted to be feeling closer to normal. Lots of incision pain (two incisions instead of expected one) and still numb and burning sensation on skin in the area. Mid-day is best when I feel closer to normal. Next week I go in for second surgery on other side. I put all my trust and faith in Dr. Talpos. He relates extremely well to athletes. He understands the need and desire to get back to your sport (mine being hockey). I also am a full time fireman so he relates well to need to get back to work where I cannot have any restrictions. If you need hernia surgery (and I'm sure any other),,, Dr. Talpos is your guy. He seems to know what he is talking about, detailed in the description when answering questions and patient. Great personality and very comfortable being in his care. I'd go to him if it was an 8 hour drive! Thank you for everything....

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To "was not expecting a pleasant experience--and most definately didn't have one"

I too experienced Murphy's law and I have plenty of time to discuss PTSD. Wondering if you would relive your experience?

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love dr. talpos

I met dr talpos about 15 years ago...i had a tumor in my throat that was near my voice box he removed it with no problems and you cant even see a mark on my my 16 year old son had double hernia on each side of his groin and he has done both surgeries and my son loves him also...I would recommend dr. talpos to anyone,,,sometimes there is a wait but he is sooo worth the wait!!!!!

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Excellent Surgeon

Dr. Talpos gave me excellent care during and after my Thyroid surgery. I could be happier with his care and his work.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Talpos is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Henry Ford Medical Center at Maplegrove
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
  • Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1974

  • University Of Michigan Health System


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gary Talpos accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Michigan
    • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HAP
    • HAP Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI


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