Rochester, Minnesota


Talwalkar.Jayant@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Jayant A. Talwalkar, M.D., is a transplant hepatologist with training in health services and policy research. His major area of interest relates to policy impacts on the organization, delivery and financing of specialty care.

Dr. Talwalkar's research interests are pursued in collaboration with colleagues from the Division of Health Care Policy and Research and the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery.

Focus areas

  • Performance measurement and quality improvement
  • Alternative payment and delivery system models
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Physician workforce

Significance to patient care

The research performed by Dr. Talwalkar and his colleagues contributes to identifying the impacts and unintended consequences of health care policy enactment and reform on the clinical practice of medicine.


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Primary Appointment

  1. Gastroenterology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Medicine


  1. BASIC SCIENCE MASTERS Clinical and Translational Science, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  2. MPH - Clinical Effectiveness/Outcomes Research Harvard School of Public Health
  3. Other - Advanced Fellowship in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. Fellow - Gastroenterology Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  5. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  6. Internship - Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  7. MD University of Illinois School of Medicine
  8. BS - Biochemistry University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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