Meet Travis J. Kemp, MD

Dr. Travis J. Kemp.JPG

Dr. Travis J. Kemp is an Idaho native who grew up in Boise where he graduated from Borah High School in 1996. From there he attended the University of Utah where he received degrees in Biology and Chemistry, graduating in 2000.

Dr. Kemp then attended four years of medical school at New York Medical College where he graduated in 2004 with honors, including election into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

He went on to complete a Five-year residency in Orthopedic Surgery at New York Medical College, graduating in 2009.

In 2010, he completed a one year foot and ankle fellowship under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Coughlin at the Idaho Foot and Ankle Fellowship, and was in practice with Dr. Coughlin for three years.

In the summer of 2010 Dr. Kemp took part in a traveling fellowship working with the leaders in Orthopedic foot and ankle surgery. This fellowship took him to Portland, Oregon to work with Douglas Beaman, MD, then to Chicago, Illinois to work with Michael Pinzur, MD, then to Los Angeles California to work with Richard Ferkel, MD, and finally to Charlotte, North Carolina to work with Carroll P. Jones, MD. During this traveling fellowship he studied advanced external fixation as well as foot and ankle arthroscopy.

In 2011, Dr. Kemp furthered his advanced training in external fixation with Dr. Franz Birkholtz in South Africa focusing on deformity correction with an emphasis on trauma applications of the Taylor Spatial Frame. 

In 2012, he became board certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons after passing the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery's rigorous examination.

In 2013, Dr. Kemp went into private practice, joining Allied Orthopaedics.  Dr. Kemp remains one of the few remaining independent orthopedic surgeons in Idaho and is a proud member of IDID (Independent Doctors of Idaho). 

His clinical interests include Total Ankle Replacement, Sports Injuries, and complex lower extremity deformities and the use of external fixation for gradual correction of those deformities. Dr. Kemp has undergone training in the use of the Taylor Spatial Frame, as well as multiple other external fixation systems. Other procedures include foot and ankle arthroscopy as well as general foot and ankle conditions. He also takes general orthopedic call and is experienced in the treatment of orthopedic trauma.

He very excited to be back in his home town of Boise, Idaho practicing orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kemp hopes to provide advanced and compassionate care to his patients and fellow Idahoans.

Dr. Kemp is an avid outdoorsman and participates in mountain biking, road cycling, downhill snow skiing, and hiking. Other interests include computers and technology, especially as they relate to medicine.