Peter Jokl, MD

Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedics and Rehabilibation; Professor Emeritus Of Specialty Sports Medicine & General Orthopaedics

Departments & Organizations

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation: Ortho Clinical Faculty | Sports Medicine

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Peter Jokl M.D. professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine. In the field of sports medicine Dr. Jokl has concentrated clinically on injuries as they pertain to athletics. He has conducted basic research on muscle injury, its prevention, etiology, and rehabilitation. Presently he was a co investigator in a multi year NIH funded study assessing the effect of psychosocial factors influence on recovery from elective surgical procedures. Dr. Jokl has been elected a fellow of many national organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Society of Tennis Medicine and Science. He serves on multiple committees in these and other organizations. He has published widely on topics pertaining to the treatment and recovery from sports related injuries. He was Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr Jokl is actively involved in regional and international athletic events being medical commissioner for the 1995 World Special Olympics, past medical director Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament and the annual New Haven TAC national 20 K road race championships.

Education & Training

MD Yale University (1968)
BA Yale University (1964)
Resident Yale Residency/NIH Training Grant, New Haven, Connecticut
Intern Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1974)

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Peter Jokl, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Orthopaedics/Sports Medicine1445 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT 06437
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Yale Orthopaedics/Sports MedicineYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 1st floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Orthopaedics & RehabilitationP.O. Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071