Joseph A. Talarico, MD, F.A.C.S.


  • Director, Hernia Center of Excellence at F.F. Thompson Hospital
  • Co-director, Robotic Center of Excellence at F.F. Thompson Hospital
  • Robotic hernia repair
  • Advanced abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Robotic and laparoscopic gallbladder, stomach, bowel, colon surgery
  • Hemorrhoid and fissure treatment
  • Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy
  • Inguinal, ventral, recurrent hernias 
  • Nissen fundoplication
  • Pilonidal disease treatment
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Port placement


  • BS in Chemistry, Cum Laude, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH (8/1993-6/1997)
  • MD, University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, OH (8/1998-6/2002)
  • Internship and Residency in General Surgery, University of Illinois, Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, IL (7/2003-6/2008)
  • Fellowship, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (8/2008-7/2010)


  • Acute Care Surgical Services, F.F. Thompson Hospital (2016-present)
  • Acute Care Minimally Invasive General Surgeon, Victor Surgical Care, Victor, New York (8/2013-2016)
  • Acute Care Minimally Invasive General Surgeon with Lutz Surgical Partners, Naples, Florida (7/2011-7/2013)
  • Acute Care Surgery Staff, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (7/2010-8/2011)


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Society of American Gastroenterological and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Dr. Talarico is an American Board Certified Surgeon since 2008. He is certified by the American Heart Association in BLS and ACLS. He has published in every major surgical journal and has presented at every major surgical society. He has authored several book chapters. In addition, he holds several patents in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.

In his spare time, Dr. Talarico enjoys spending time with his family, riding his bicycle, working on cars and planning road trips in the area.

Joseph Talarico, MD
Advanced Surgical Services

~Part of F.F. Thompson Hospital

395 West Street, Suite 305
Canandaigua, NY 14424

53 West Main Street,
(in the Victor Family Practice)
Victor, NY 14564

Phone: (585) 978-8350
Fax: (585) 742-4211

Hernia Surgery


Robotic Surgery Center of Excellence