After graduating from the University of Otago in 1992, Dr. Talbot completed his Internship in Wellington, NZ before commencing residency and surgical training at Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital.
Graduating from Advanced Surgical Training in the Sydney Southeastern rotation in 2001, Dr. Talbot then underwent further subspecialty training as the Lister Lecturer in Surgery at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, before commencing Consultant practice at St George in 2003. He is a Conjoint Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of New South Wales.
Throughout his career he has been immersed in bariatric, endoscopic and oesophago-gastric surgery. In his spare time, he looks for things to keep him busy, much to the disappointment of his wife and 3 children.