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Kate Elizabeth Temme, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, Penn Center for the Female Athlete
Associate Director, ACGME Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse
1800 Lombard Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215-893-2600
BS (1. Nutritional Sciences 2. Human Development)
Cornell University, 1998.
Temple University School of Medicine, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Northwestern University, 2007-2008.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, Northwestern University/ Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2008-2011.
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011-2012.
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, 2012.
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Temme KE, Hoch AZ: Recognition and Rehabilitation of the Female Athlete Triad/Tetrad: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Curr Sports Med Rep 12(3): 190-9, May-June 2013.

Temme KE, Hoch AZ: Endothelial Dysfunction and the Female Athlete Triad: Research Updates and Management Recommendations. SCAN's Pulse 32(1): 5-8, Winter 2013.

Temme KE: Exercise in Pregnancy and Postpartum. Musculoskeletal Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Guide for Clinicians. Fitzgerald C, Segal N (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Temme KE, Hoch AZ, Jonardi M, Noon ML: Prevalence of the female athlete triad and effect of a peer-based mentoring program on triad knowledge in high school girls. Clin J Sport Med 23(2): 134, March 2013.

McCormick Z, Margolis S, Temme K, Rivers E, Cameron SA, Smith MC, Rohr A, Zander E, Garvan C, Kennedy DJ, Plastaras C.: Concordant pain provocation during transforaminal epidural steroid injection for lumbosacral radiculopathy: effect on pain outcome and predictive factors. Pain Physician 18(1): E19-26, Jan-Feb 2015.

McCormick Z, Kennedy DJ, Garvan C, Rivers E, Temme K, Margolis S, Zander E, Rohr A, Smith MC, Cameron SA, Plastaras C: Comparison of Pain Score Reduction Using Triamcinolone vs. Betamethasone in Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections for Lumbosacral Radicular Pain. AJPMR Page: Epub ahead of print, April 2015.

Temme KE, Mainigi M: Amenorrhea: Information you should know (Female Athlete Triad). Penn Medicine: Penn Health for Women's Newsletter Page: 9, Fall/Winter 2014.

Temme KE: On the Move: The Health Benefits of Running. October 2013.

Temme K, Hoch A, Noon M: Unusual Case of Knee Pain in a Golfer. 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Sports Medicine April 2012.

Weinman B, Temme K, Hoch AZ: Infrapatellar Bursa Injection. Atlas of Muscoskeletal-guided Ultrasound Injections. Malanga G, Mautner K (eds.). McGraw Hill, February 2014.

Temme K, Jonardi M, Teich M. : Poor Nutrition and the Female Athlete Triad. May 2012.

Pellicane AJ, Millis SR, Do KD, Temme KE, Sayyad A, Oswald MC, Roth EJ: The effect of protein and calorie intake on prealbumin, complications, length of stay, and function in the acute rehabilitation inpatient with stroke. NeuroRehabilitation 33(3): 367-76, Jan 2013.

Tracey Romero, Kate Temme, Tricia Beatty: "Stress fracture could portend Female Athlete Triad" Philadelphia Inquirer, September 2015.

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