Jeremy Close, MD

Associate Professor
Co-Director - Athlete Health Organization



834 Walnut Street
Suite 110
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Jeremy Close, MD

Associate Professor
Co-Director - Athlete Health Organization


Medical College

MD, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Family Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Sports Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Board Certification

Family Practice
Sports Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Dr. Close earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, now known as Sidney Kimmel Medical College, in Philadelphia, PA, where he also completed his residency in Family Medicine and his fellowship training in Sports Medicine. He is motivated to build relationships with his patients and to treat and educate them in all aspects of maintaining health and wellness.

Dr. Close has an additional background in sports medicine, helping individuals recover from injury and stay active throughout their lives. He was the director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship and established Jefferson’s first Division of Sports & Exercise Medicine. Dr. Close co-directs and volunteers his time for the Athlete Health Organization, providing free and comprehensive sports physicals to student athletes in underserved communities. Throughout his career, he has practiced both primary care and sports medicine, which have complemented each other as he provides care to all ages.  


Dr. Close was born and raised in Colorado. He enjoys many outdoor sports and activities as well as spending his free time with his wife and two children.