Peter Jokl MD

Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation; Section Chief, Sports Medicine; Department Vice Chair; Program Director Orthopaedic Residency

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchOrthopaedics and Rehabilitation: Sports Medicine

Research Interests

Musculoskeletal pathophysiology and the effect of rehabilitation and stress on surgical outcomes; Muscle injury and repair; Psychosocial impact on surgical outcome more...


  • B.A., Yale University, 1964
  • M.D., Yale University, 1968

Selected Publications

  • Rosenberger PH, Kerns R, Jokl P, Ickovics JR. Mood and attitude predict pain outcomes following arthroscopic knee surgery. Ann Behav Med. 2009 Feb;37(1):70-6. Epub 2009 Jan 24.
  • Fabricant PD, Rosenberger PH, Jokl P, Ickovics JR. Predictors of short-term recovery differ from those of long-term outcome after arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. Arthroscopy. 2008 Jul;24(7):769-78. Epub 2008 Apr 24.



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