Dr. John Talbott, DO

General Surgery •  Male • Age 62
Dr. Talbott
Accepting new patients

Northern Michigan Urology

560 W Mitchell St Ste 125 Petoskey, MI 49770

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Dr. John Talbott, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Petoskey, MI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Talbott has more experience with Cardiac Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities McLaren Northern Michigan and Otsego Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Talbott to book an appointment.

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Dr. Talbott accepts the following insurance:

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Talbott

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Talbott treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Talbott treats other conditions, please contact the office at (231) 487-4950.

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgery specialists.

Dr. Talbott typically treats 75% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Aortic Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Heart Surgery
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Dr. Talbott's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr Talbot is an excellent doctor. He is caring, cautions and a skill that is so important to patients...a great listener.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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We are very pleased with Dr Talbott. He is very knowledgeable, kind, caring, and down to earth. When we had questions he answered to the best of his ability and not afraid to research either. He made us feel at ease about the surgery. I would recommend him to anyone.
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About Me


Dr. John Talbott, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Petoskey, MI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Talbott has more experience...Read more


  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery


West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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Affiliated Hospitals

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McLaren Northern Michigan

Petoskey, MI

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Otsego Memorial Hospital

Gaylord, MI

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)