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Debra Templeton, M.D.

Debra Templeton, M.D.

Debra Templeton, M.D., focuses exclusively on pediatric orthopaedics, which includes reconstruction, scoliosis, sports and trauma. She has served as a consultant editor for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. As a fellow, she received the Boone Pickens Outstanding Fellow Research award. She was also honored with the Wyeth Resident Research award.

While in medical school, Dr. Templeton was a member of the United States Olympic Development Track and Field Team and received the United States Olympic Committee Scholar Athlete award. Dr. Templeton is actively involved in pediatric trauma care at UC Davis. She serves as a member of the pediatric multidiscipinary trauma committee and the pediatric trauma quality control committee. Dr. Templeton is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, for which she has served on several national committees.