About Abiye Ibiebele, MD

Dr. Abiye Ibiebele is an Emergency Sports Medicine Physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine and is a Team Physician at Northeastern University. He specializes in the non-surgical management of athletes and active individuals of all levels and ages. He strives to utilize a patient-centered approach in his practice.

Dr. Ibiebele received his bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he double majored in Biology and Psychology and was a member of the football team. Dr. Ibiebele received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis in 2017. He completed his emergency medicine residency in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 2021. He then completed his medical sports medicine training at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2022.

Dr. Ibiebele has a deep personal connection to sports medicine as his football career was cut short by injury. He is passionate about making sure that his patient’s goals are at the forefront when developing a diagnostic and treatment plan.

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Sports Medicine at Mass General Waltham
52 Second Ave.
3rd Floor, Suite 3300
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 617-726-7500

Medical Education

  • MD, Washington University
  • Residency, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Sports Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. Ibiebele has research interests in life-threatening injuries in athletes, cardiac screening in athletes and medical education.


  • Select Publications:

    • Akhetuamhen AI, Ibiebele AL, Leibowitz MK, et al. A novel emergency medicine cultural competency curriculum addressing health care disparities. AEM Educ Train. 2022;6:e10815. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10815.
    • Ibiebele, A, Scott, D, D'Hemecourt, P, Meehan, WP. The use of bracing in the management of lumbar spondylolysis. PM&R: The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation. 2022; 1- 7. doi:10.1002/pmrj.12756.
    • Chiampas GT, Ibiebele AL. A Sports Practitioner's Perspective on the Return to Play During the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Next Steps. Sports Med. 2021;51(Suppl 1):89-96. doi:10.1007/s40279-021-01503-z.
    • Hartz SM, Quan T, Ibiebele A, et al. The significant impact of education, poverty, and race on Internet-based research participant engagement. Genet Med. 2017;19(2):240-243. doi:10.1038/gim.2016.91.

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