Christopher Tallman, M.D., M.S.
Christopher Tallman - Urologist
Dr. Christopher Tallman is a board-eligible urologist who practices general urology with a particular interest in minimally invasive surgical management of benign and malignant prostate disease as well as minimally invasive kidney surgery. He joins Gousse Urology having completed his residency at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Tallman’s academic background began in music where he studied classical piano at the Interlochen Arts Academy throughout high school. He went on to earn his Bachelor of Musical Arts in Music Theory at the University of Michigan after which he earned his Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Tallman attended Medical University of the Americas in Nevis, West Indies where he received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. He subsequently completed his surgical internship at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida.
After his internship, Dr. Tallman then went on to complete a clinical and research fellowship in minimally invasive robotic urology with world-renowned urologist and innovative pioneer in robotic surgery, Dr. Mani Menon at the Vattikuti Urology Institute Department of Urology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. During this time, Dr. Tallman was an integral member of Dr. Menon’s team to work on the development of the Menon Precision Prostatectomy including the real-time confirmatory biopsies which necessary to proceed with the specific surgical technique.
Dr. Tallman completed his residency in Urology at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. While at Methodist, he studied with some of the same faculty who mentored Dr. Angelo Gousse and remain critical educators and thought leaders in the field of Urology especially Dr. Brian Miles. Dr. Tallman’s experience in robotic surgery is heavily influenced by Dr. Miles and centers around providing excellent surgical technique, safety and patient functional outcomes. He is actively involved in studying the outcomes of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for prostate cancer and aims to offer this to eligible men with prostate cancer.
Dr. Tallman has a particular interest in the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and works with the current technologies and techniques for treating men with enlarged prostates and voiding difficulty including Rezum, Greenlight Laser Therapy and the Aquablation robotic platform.
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