John Temple, MD 704.323.3300

John Temple, MD

Fellowship Trained

  • Sports Medicine & Shoulder Elbow

Clinical Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
 

Locations

Education

  • Winthrop University - Bachelor of Science
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine
  • Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center - Residency
  • The Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Clinic - Fellowship
 

Practice

  • Specializes in general orthopaedics and sports medicine
 

Awards

  • Awarded Charlotte Top Doctor 2014, 2016
  • Keynote convocation speaker Winthrop University, 2008
  • Honors fourth year, 1999
  • National Institutes of Health Summer Research Fellowship, 1996
  • John B. Graham Research Society, 1997
  • Nominated as NCAA Academic All-American in Men's Basketball, 1994 - 1995
  • Big South NCAA Conference Presidential Scholar, 1992 - 1995
  • Coca-Cola / Rocky Morris Leadership Award, 1995
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society - Vice-President


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society
 

Research

Publications:

  • Almekinders, L. C. and J. D. Temple (1998). “Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of tendonitis: an analysis of the literature.” Med Sci Sports Exerc 30(8): 1183-90.
  • Temple, J. D., S. C. Ludwig, et al. (2002). “Catastrophic fat embolism following augmentation of pedicle screws with bone cement: a case report.” J Bone Joint Surg Am 84-A(4): 639-42.
  • Temple, J.D., and S. Naidu (2002). Arthritis of the Hand chapter for Miller Orthopaedic Review Text – Review of Hand Surgery, 2003.
  • S. Naidu and J.D. Temple (2002) Carpal Height Index as the Radiographic Determinant of Distraction Force Across the Wrist – Accepted to the Journal of Hand Surgery
  • Temple, J.D., P Sethi, D Kharrazi, N Elattrache (2007) Direct biceps tendon and supraspinatus contact as an indicator of rotator cuff tear during shoulder arthroscopy in the lateral position. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 16C3)227-329
Presentations:
  • Temple, J.D. The pathophysiology of tendonitis. University of North Carolina School of Medicine Student Research Day, February 1997. Poster presentation.
  • Temple, J.D. Catastrophic fat embolism following augmentation of pedicle screws with bone cement: a case report – presented at the AAOS Resident Meeting, Memphis, TN 2002. “Spinal Trauma in Ankylosing Spondylitis” Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Penn State University College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • “The SLAC Wrist” Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, Penn State University College of Medicine, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • Temple, J.D. Titanium Basal Joint Arthroplasty Podium presentation at American Society for Surgery of the Hand national meeting, Chicago, IL September, 2003
  • Temple, J.D. Shoulder Instability Repairs. Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL November 2007
  • Temple, J.D. Absent Rotator Cuff - biceps interval as an indicator of cuff tear during shoulder arthroscopy. AOSSM - Kerlan - Johe Research Day, Keystone, CO July 2005
  • PCL Injuries – Kerlan - Johe Grand Rounds, Kerlan - Johe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA December, 2005
  • AC & SC Joint Injuries - Grand Rounds, Kerlan – Johe Orthopaedic Clinic May 2005
  • Anterior Shoulder Instability 2006 Sports Medicine Symposium, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC January 2006
 
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