Carl T. Talmo, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Director of Arthroplasty Research at New England Baptist Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine
A native of the Boston area, Dr. Talmo is a graduate of Harvard University and received his medical degree from Columbia University. He completed his residency training through the Tufts University orthopedic surgery residency program and the New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Talmo completed his fellowship in reconstructive hip and knee surgery at The Massachusetts General Hospital and Harris Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Biomaterials Laboratory, where he served as a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Talmo is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He is also a member of the New England Orthopedic Society (NEOS) and The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). Dr. Talmo is on the faculty of Tufts University School of Medicine, serving as a clinical instructor in orthopedic surgery. He also participates in the training and instruction of the fellows of the Otto E. Aufranc fellowship in reconstructive hip and knee surgery at the New England Baptist Hospital, one of the oldest and most prestigious orthopedic fellowship training programs in the US. Dr. Talmo specializes in joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee as well as complex revision total joint replacement surgery. Dr. Talmo has authored many scientific articles and book chapters related to hip and knee disorders and joint replacement surgery. He has also lectured and given numerous scientific presentations at local and national meetings on topics related to the hip and knee including: surgical techniques in hip and knee replacement surgery, osteonecrosis of the hip, techniques and advancements in revision hip and knee replacement surgery, treatment of fractures after total joint replacement, orthopedic infections and mechanisms of failure of total joint replacements. Dr. Talmo is involved in clinical and academic research and is affiliated with the department of Orthopedic Research at the New England Baptist Hospital. He is involved in projects aimed at monitoring and improving early and long-term postoperative outcomes following primary and revision total joint replacement and other treatments for arthritis of the hip and knee. He has been actively involved in the development and ongoing promotion of the NEBH’s Total Joint Registry initiative, which dramatically improves the tracking of implants and helps to ensure continued top quality orthopedic care for patients. Dr. Talmo’s main focus is the clinical practice of orthopedic surgery and joint replacement surgery and in providing exceptional care to his patients.
Kimberly Chin, MSN, FNP-BC
Kimberly works closely with Dr. Talmo in seeing patients in the office and assisting him in surgeries. She offers expanded access to care with available appointments to existing patients. By working collaboratively with all involved healthcare team members, she ensures each patient receives individualized and optimal care throughout their surgical process. She holds degrees from the University of Washington, Seattle and MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston. Outside of the clinical setting, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband embarking on spontaneous day trips all over New England.
Lauren is a physician assistant who works in conjunction with Dr. Talmo and the office team in the care of orthopedic patients. In her role, she provides both pre and post-operative evaluations and treatments including conservative therapies and injections. She also assists with surgical procedures. Lauren has been a member of Dr. Talmo’s team since May 2018. She began her career as a surgical physician assistant on the joint arthroplasty service at NEBH, where she worked for the previous five years. A graduate of the University of a Vermont, Lauren received an undergraduate degree in biology and later received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at MCPHS - Boston. In her free time she enjoys traveling and staying active with skiing, hiking and camping.
Patient Service Representative
Centara has been with Dr. Talmo since August 2018. She is a certified medical assistant and brings with her over 11 years of experience in the medical field. When Centara is not working she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading a good book, party planning and decorating.
Stephanie has been with Dr. Talmo since October 2017 and brings with her 5 years of healthcare administration experience. Stephanie works closely with Dr. Talmo's patients throughout all steps of the surgery process. She is currently pursuing a degree in Healthcare Management at Southern New Hampshire University. In her free time she enjoys practicing yoga, cooking and hikes with her dog, Brady.