Dr. Garrett J. Tallman, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male

320 Santa Fe Dr Suite 301
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Dr. Tallman's Experience

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Dr. Tallman's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Tallman Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Tallman Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
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Hospital Quality

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Tri - City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
354 Santa Fe Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tallman

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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Garrett J Tallman MD
320 Santa Fe Dr Suite 301
Encinitas, CA 92024
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    Dr. Tallman's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2010
    • Orthopedic Surgery, 2000
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Tallman

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Tx Med Branch Hosps

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    California Orthopaedic Association , Member
    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tallman & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Tallman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center

    • Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center

    • Tri - City Medical Center

    • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tallman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tallman to family and friends

    26 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Tallman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 25 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Tallman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Garrett J Tallman MD
    320 Santa Fe Dr Suite 301
    Encinitas, CA 92024
    (760) 633-4700 (Office)
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