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Dr. Tarman grew up in Southern California. In 1987 Dr. Tarman graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in biochemistry. He then attended Georgetown University, and Dr. Tarman was awarded a Medical Degree in 1992.
Moving back to California, Dr. Tarman completed a surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego in 1993. For two years he served as a battalion surgeon for the Marines at Camp Pendleton and deployed to the Middle East for a tour of duty.
Upon his return to the United States, Dr. Tarman resumed his surgical and urologic residency training at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, completing in 2000. Following this he served as the Department Head of Urology at Pensacola Naval Hospital in Florida. Dr. Tarman received his board certification in adult and pediatric urology and became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2002. In 2003 he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy and, subsequently, joined Urological Associates of Western Colorado in Grand Junction.
Dr. Tarman’s practice treats a broad range of adult and pediatric urologic conditions. Special areas of interest include urologic malignancies, stone disease, prostate disease, erectile dysfunction and kidney disease. Dr. Tarman possesses in-depth experience in minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic procedures and prostate brachytherapy.