Richard A Tallarico, MD, 315 464-8622

Richard A Tallarico, MD
Appointed 07/01/00
Women's Health Network
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

315 464-8622

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Orthopedic Surgery: Spine Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Urgent/After Hours Care, Women's Bone Health/Orthopedic Surgery

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Brown Mecical School / Hasbro Children's Hospital, RI, 2006, Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2005, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2001, General Surgery
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse College of Medicine, 2000
  • BS: SUNY Albany, 1996, Biology/Chemistry

Clinical Interests

  • Complex spinal disorders. Trained in minimally invasive techniques.

Research Interests

  • Spinal motion preservation. Completed research in the areas of spondylolisthesis and spine injuries in athletes.

Clinical Trials

  • A 2 and 5 year comparative evaluation of clinical outcomes in the treatment of moderate lumbar spinal stenosis with the Superion® Indirect Decompression System (IDS) vs. direct decompression surgery for FDA Actual Conditions of Use Study.
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Specialties & Certification

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Curved Spine or Scoliosis
  • Fracture
  • Infections of Bones and Joints
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Spasms
  • Neck Stinger
  • Neck Strain
  • Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Septic Arthritis
  • Slipped Disk or Herniated Disk
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic radiculopathy
  • Wound Infections

Treats

  • Adults

Treatments/Services

  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery
  • Spinal Disease and Injuries
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spine Surgery
  • Surgical Options for Back Pain
  • Wound Care
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

Web Resources

Clinical Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/tallarir
Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/tallarir
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