South Bend, Ind. (PRWEB) December 17, 2012
Can (pronounced John) Talug, M.D., is joining Dr. Carl Walker in the Urology Department at The South Bend Clinic. Previously, Dr. Talug was the assistant professor of urology and the associate urology residency program director at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. He also served as the cancer liaison physician for the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center’s accredited program by the Commission on Cancer.
Dr. Talug is a board-certified urologist and fellowship-trained in minimally invasive urologic oncology. His primary area of interest and expertise lies in the practice of minimally invasive robotic surgery utilizing the da Vinci® Surgical System. In addition to his involvement in cancer research and education regarding this groundbreaking platform for robotically-assisted, minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Talug has also served as case proctor for Intuitive Surgical®, the company that designs and builds the da Vinci Surgical System.
After completing his Bachelor of Science at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, where he graduated summa cum laude, Dr. Talug went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in urology at West Virginia University Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in minimally invasive urologic oncology at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif.
Dr. Talug is dedicated to research and ongoing education in the field of urologic-related cancers. He has authored numerous publications, taught courses and given many presentations on this and other similar topics. He also holds professional memberships with the Society of Urologic Oncology, the American Urological Association, and the American Association of Clinical Urologists, among others.
About The South Bend Clinic
The South Bend Clinic is a comprehensive, multi-specialty physician group serving the Michiana region for over 90 years. With over 100 medical and surgical providers in over 22 different specialty and primary care disciplines, the Clinic is the largest medical group in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. The South Bend Clinic physicians practice in five regional offices and campuses. Clinic physicians have long been leaders in innovative care delivery, offering the community’s most comprehensive scope of primary care to pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, complemented by an array of subspecialists in cancer, musculoskeletal care, cardiac and vascular care, and numerous surgical and medical subspecialties. To learn more about The South Bend Clinic, visit http://www.southbendclinic.com.