Dr. Thomas Emel, MD

Dr. Thomas Emel, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Thomas Emel, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

6475 S Yale Ave Ste 301

Tulsa, OK 74136

Contact Information

(918) 494-9300

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Limb Pain
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Emel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Emel "Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center offers expertise in virtually every orthopedic subspecialty. Our physicians are renowned for their work in orthopedic surgery, nonsurgical intervention, and rehabilitation while helping to train the next generation of orthopedic professionals."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

11  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • The University of Oklahoma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • The University Of Oklahoma-Tulsa Schusterman Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • The University Of Oklahoma-Tulsa School Of Community Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • College of Nursing Lesion Committee, 1995-prese
  • The University of Tulsa President's Council, 1994-1995
  • Chairman of Utilization Committee, 1997
  • Governor's Committee for Physical Fitness & Sports Medicine, 1992
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Emel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Emel to family and friends
9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Emel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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