Travis (TJ) is an Idaho native who grew up in Boise, Idaho 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.
He then attended medical school at New York Medical College where he graduated 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. 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 has now joined Dr. Coughlin in practice.
In the summer of 2010 before joining Dr. Coughlin and Hirose, he 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, M.D., Chicago, Illinois to work with Michael Pinzur, M.D., Los Angeles California to work with Richard Ferkel, M.D., and Charlotte, North Carolina to work with Çarroll P. Jones, M.D. During this traveling fellowship he studied advanced external fixation as well as foot and ankle arthroscopy.
His clinical interests include complex lower extremity deformities and the use of external fixation for gradual correction of those deformities. He has undergone training in the use of the Taylor Spatial Frame, as well as multiple other external fixation systems. Other interests included foot and ankle arthroscopy and 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 practicing Orthopedic surgery, and hopes to provide advance and compassionate care to his patients and fellow Idahoans.
He 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.
Travis J. Kemp, M.D.
Orthpaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Coughlin Clinic at Saint Alphonsus
901 N. Curtis Road, Ste 503
Boise, ID 83706