Paul G. Talusan, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Foot and Ankle

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University of Michigan Health System
South Main Orthopaedics
Huron Valley Professional Building 
2098 S. Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-5827


Paul Talusan, MD is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan specializing in disorders of the Foot and Ankle.  Dr. Talusan was raised in Boston, where he completed his 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 University, Dr. Talusan pursued his 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.

Areas of Interest

  • Accessory Navicular Syndrome
  • Achilles Tendon Problems (ruptures, tendonitis) 
  • Ankle Instability 
  • Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle (fusions, ankle replacement)
  • Athletic Injuries of the Foot and Ankle
  • Bunions and Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery
  • Cavus Deformity (high-arched feet, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease)
  • Flat Foot Deformity
  • Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Foot Drop
  • Fractures and Trauma of the Foot, Ankle, and Toes
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammertoes
  • Minimally Invasive Bunion Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteochondral Defects of the Talus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
  • Sesamoid Pathology
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tarsal Coalitions



Undergraduate Studies

Boston College, Boston, MA

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA


Orthopaedic Residency at Yale University School of Medicine 


Foot and Ankle fellowship training at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, 2017