T. Jeffrey Emel, MD

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Dr. T. Jeffrey Emel is a board-certified primary care sports medicine doctor at Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma. He joined the practice, then Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center, in 1982. After receiving his medical degree from The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, he went on to complete a family medicine residency at The University of Oklahoma - Tulsa School of Community Medicine.

Dr. Emel serves as team doctor for The University of Tulsa and the Tulsa Drillers professional baseball team. When not seeing patients or teaching, Dr. Emel enjoys fishing and traveling.

Dr. Emel is certified by the American Board of Family Practice, with a Certificate of Added Qualifications, Sports Medicine.


  • Primary Care, Sports Medicine

Special Interest/Subspecialty

  • Nonsurgical Orthopedics, Concussion Management

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine, 1982
  • American Board of Family Medicine: Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, 1993


  • Doctor of Medicine: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK, 1979

Postgraduate Training

  • Family Practice Internship: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK, 1980
  • Family Practice Residency: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Tulsa, OK, 1982

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Charter Member
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Affiliate Member
  • Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians
  • Oklahoma State Medical Association
  • Tulsa Academy of Family Practice
  • Tulsa County Medical Association