Benton Emblom, M.D., specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic treatment of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama, Dr. Emblom earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry and mathematics. He received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at UAB Hospital. He then completed a one-year orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship with Dr. James Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute. Following that, he completed additional training in hip arthroscopy with Dr. Thomas Byrd in Nashville, which provided focused training in arthroscopic and mini-open surgery for non-arthritic hip disorders.
Dr. Emblom presents research and delivers instructional lectures at numerous orthopaedic and specialty related conferences. He has also authored research and book chapters on topics related to orthopaedics and sports medicine. Dr. Emblom currently performs clinical and biomechanical research at the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI).