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Kim J. Templeton, MD

Kimberly Templeton portrait
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Professional Background

Kimberly Templeton, MD, FAAOS, FAOA, FAMWA is Professor and Vice Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Dr. Templeton is a graduate of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program. She received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her MD from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She completed her residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s in Chicago and her oncology fellowship in the Harvard Combined Programs. Her clinical practice is focused on orthopaedic oncology, as well as women’s musculoskeletal health. Her research is in the area of sex and gender medicine and the inclusion of this into health professions’ education, as well as the issues faced by women physicians. She also serves on several editorial boards. Dr. Templeton is past-president of the Kansas Orthopaedic Society, the Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, the US Bone and Joint Initiative, and the American Medical Women’s Association. Dr. Templeton recently completed her term on the NIH Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health. She is currently a member of the ACGME Orthopaedic Residency Review Committee, an AAOS delegate to the AMA, and a representative to the AAMC CFAS. Dr. Templeton has received awards from the NBME, the AMA Foundation, and AMWA for her work, as well as the Bernadine Healy Award for Visionary Leadership in Women’s Health.

Education and Training
  • MD, Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia , MO
  • BS, Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency, Orthopedics, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicgo, IL
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, Member, 2022 - Present
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, Other, 2021 - Present
  • American Medical Women’s Association, President, 2019 - Present
  • American Medical Women’s Association, Wellness Initiative , Chair, 2018 - Present
  • American Medical Women’s Association, Re-Entry Task Force, Chair, 2016 - Present
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, Member, 2016 - Present

  • van Atteveld, J., E, Mulder, R., L, van den Heuvel-Eibrink, M., M, Hudson, M., M, Kremer LCM, Skinner, R, Wallace, W., H, Constine, L., S, Higham, C., E, Kaste, S., C, Niinimäki, R, Mostoufi-Moab, S, Alos, N, Fintini, D, Templeton, K., J, Ward, L., M, Frey, E, Franceschi, R, Pavasovic, V, Karol, S., E, Amin, N., L, Vrooman, L., M, Harila-Saari, A, Demoor-Goldschmidt, C, Murray, R., D, Bardi, E, Lequin, M., H, Faienza, M., F, Zaikova, O, Berger, C, Mora, S, Ness, K., K, Neggers SJCMM, Pluijm SMF, Simmons, J., H, Di Iorgi, N. 2021. Bone mineral density surveillance for childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer survivors: evidence-based recommendations from the International Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Guideline Harmonization Group.. The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 9 (9), 622-637
  • Hierl, A., N, Moran, H., K, Villwock, M., R, Templeton, K., J, Villwock, J., A. 2021. ABCs of Pain: A Functional Scale Measuring Perioperative Pain in Total Hip Arthroplasty Patients.. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews, 5 (6), e21.00097-10
  • Haase, D., R, Kimbrel, B, Bombardier, B, Templeton, K., J, Rosenthal, H., G, Sweeney, K., R. 2021. Tranexamic Acid in Patients With Cancer Undergoing Endoprosthetic Reconstruction: A Cost Analysis.. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 29 (22), 961-969
  • Walling, A, Nilsen, K, Templeton, K., J. 2020. The Only Woman in the Room: Oral Histories of Senior Women Physicians in a Midwestern City.. Women's health reports (New Rochelle, N.Y.), 1 (1), 279-286
  • Templeton, K., J. 2020. Sex and Gender Issues in Pain Management.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 102 Suppl 1, 32-35