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Kate E. Temme, MD

Kate E. Temme, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Temme is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine, 2012
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adolescent Sports Medicine
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Female Athlete Triad
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Flouroscopically-Guided Injections
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Non-Operative Sports Injury
  • Pregnancy-related Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Sport Related Ankle Injury
  • Sport Related Elbow Injury
  • Sport Related Hip Injury
  • Sport Related Knee Injury
  • Sport Related Pelvis Injury
  • Sport Related Shoulder Injury
  • Sports Medicine - Women
  • Stress Fractures
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injections
  • Women's Health
  • Women's Health

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National American College of Sports Medicine, National American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Association for Academic Physiatrists, National Female Athlete Triad Coalition, National Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training, National University of Pennsylvania Female Athlete Triad Task Force, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Temme is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

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

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

Temme KE: Exercise in Pregnancy and Postpartum Musculoskeletal Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Guide for Clinicians : 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): 134,2013.

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): E19-26,2015.

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 : Epub ahead of print,2015.

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

Temme KE: On the Move: The Health Benefits of Running http://penn-medicine-orthopaedics.blogspot.com/2013_10_01_archive.html : 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 : 2012.

Tracey Romero, Kate Temme, Tricia Beatty: "Stress fracture could portend Female Athlete Triad" http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/sportsdoc/Stress-fracture-could-portend-Female-Athlete-Triad.html : 2015.

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): 367-76,2013.

Temme K, Jonardi M, Teich M.: Poor Nutrition and the Female Athlete Triad http://www.wuwm.com/programs/lake_effect/lake_effect_segment.php?segmentid=9252 : 2012.

Weinman B, Temme K, Hoch AZ: Infrapatellar Bursa Injection Atlas of Muscoskeletal-guided Ultrasound Injections : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse
1800 Lombard Street
1st Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: (215) 893-2600
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)