Dr. Templar adds a unique element to the provider team of Spring Mountain Medical. From childhood, he had a fascination with science and an inkling toward medicine and caring for people. Additionally, he was heavily influenced by family members who were doctors and nurses. What makes him a perfect fit for Pahrump and southern Nevada is his exposure to rural medicine early on in his life. After graduating with Honors from the City University of New York, Queens College in Flushing, Dr. Templar earned his medical degree in 1993 from Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. He is dual board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Aerospace and Occupational Medicine. He is a published author and presenter. Dr. Templar considers every factor of his patients’ health when diagnosing and treating them. He is a believer in wellness and seeks to reach that through a full range of diagnostics for his patients – from mental and emotional wellness to physical wellness. His practice includes both traditional and functional forms of diagnosis and treatment. Treating patients as though they were members of his family is his specialty.