Dr. James Templeman Jr, MD

Dr. James Templeman Jr, MD

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Dr. James Templeman Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 2008 and specializes in geriatric medicine.Read his story

4950 W Sunset Blvd Fl 4th

Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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This content was provided by Dr. Templeman Jr "James Templeman, MD, MPH, is a board-certified geriatrician who specializes in caring for older adults. He provides primary care to patients, with an emphasis on healt..."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Templeman Jr "James Templeman, MD, MPH, is a board-certified geriatrician who specializes in caring for older adults. He provides primary care to patients, with an emphasis on healthy aging, disease prevention, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, and preservation of function. As a geriatrician, Dr. Templeman aims to keep seniors healthy and high-functioning as they transition through the stages of aging. His expertise includes providing therapeutic and rehabilitative care for conditions or health concerns that are common among the elderly such as frailty, falls, incontinence, memory and cognitive problems, and medication-related side effects. He cares for elders across many health settings, including clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and home health.Dr. Templeman also has expertise in end of life care and advance care planning. He is passionate about about elder rights and autonomy for medical decision making. He is also interested in geriatrics across minority cultures and in the LGBTQ communities. Dr. Templeman completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii at Manao, and a fellowship in HIV medicine at Keck School of Medicine of USC. He did a residency in family medicine at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Templeman earned his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed a masters degree in public health from UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. He is board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine. He is also credentialed through the American Academy of HIV Medicine as physician specialist (AAHIVS). He is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, and the American Academy of Home Health Medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Templemans hobbies and interests include music, cooking, reading, social justice and politics. He also stays active through running, hiking and dancing. Dr. Templeman speaks fluent Spanish. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information on primary care for seniors, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/pages/geriatrics.aspx."
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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

122  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Templeman Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Templeman Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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