As a member of Trinity's team of emergency physicians in the Emergency/Trauma Center, Dr. Talley provides immediate diagnosis and treatment for people with life-threatening illness and injury. A Glenburn native, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1995 from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and completed residency training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He was active duty in the U.S. Air Force from 1995-2001. Prior to joining Trinity Health Dr. Talley was an associate director and staff physician at the Center for Family Medicine in Minot for 10 years. He is board certified in Family Medicine.
An emergency medicine physician receives training to care for patients with acute illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. While not providing long-term or continuing care, they diagnose a variety of illnesses and undertake various interventions to stabilize patients.