Dr. Cary Templin, MD

Dr. Cary Templin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Cary Templin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

951 Essington Rd

Joliet, IL 60435

Contact Information

(815) 744-4551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Templin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Templin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Templin "Dr. Templin received his Medical Doctorate from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, finished his orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University, and went on to complete his spine surgery fellowship at the University of California. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and spinal surgery. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Templin "Dr. Templin's goal is to first diagnose a patient's pain source so that treatment is successful in alleviating the symptoms. His experienced team prides themselves on spending time with their patients and making sure that they are comfortable and well-informed regarding their diagnosis and treatment plan. Dr. Templin and his team focus on their quality of care so they can improve each patient's quality of life."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Northwestern University of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Northwestern University of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of California At San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Templin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Templin's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Templin to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Templin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have suffered with electrical shocks to my groin and left leg due to a bulging disc for almost 3 years. Other doctors told me I should just live with it! I went to see Dr. Templin he showed me on the MRI where the problem was and how he could help me. I had a Minimally Invasive procedure done and...more
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My friend recommended and had severe neck pain. I thought I had an appt. with Dr. Templin to find out the appt. was with his assistant. I made another appt. to see Dr. Templin to discuss surgical options since my original appt. was not worth my time going to be told I had to wait another 2 1/2...more
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Dr. Templin is an excellent spine surgeon. He had me try alternative treatments (physical therapy, injections) to ensure that surgery was the correct option to pursue. I had a lumbar fusion and was back to work in 3 1/2 weeks! Dr. Templin was very caring and compassionate during my hospital...more
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Having been practicing in the healthcare field for 31 years I can assure you that Dr Templin is exemplary in his field. His kindness and understanding is a plus. Dr Templin exudes professionalism. I am thankful to be in his care.
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I had a minimally invasive lumbar fusion with Dr. Templin. I am doing wonderfully. My pain is gone and I have been able to return to the things that I love to do. Dr. Templin and his staff treated me with respect and I felt like a member of their family. Thank you everyone for making my life...more
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