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Emily C. Abele

Emily C. Abele, MD


"I want to be a part of educating patients about their own bodies and health care—and to be a part of helping them live well."

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About Me

Find an OB/GYN who’ll be with you through your whole life with Emily Abele, MD, practicing at Avera Medical Group Specialty Care in Brookings, SD. Passionate about treating her patients with the best care, she offers women’s health services including pregnancy care, labor and delivery, along with wellness and preventive screenings. She also treats pelvic floor conditions including incontinence, abnormal bleeding, uterine prolapse and more.

Expert, Compassionate Care for Women’s Health

Dr. Abele is here to help you through each stage of womanhood—from well-woman exams to minor surgeries. Her driving force is educating women about their bodies and helping bring new life into the world. She enjoys putting a smile on people’s faces, and finds fulfillment in helping her patients through challenging situations.

Her special interests include:

Her advice for patients is, “Listen to your body and pay attention to changes. Seek care sooner rather than later if you think something needs addressed.” Driven by whole-person care, Dr. Abele believes in understanding each patient, understanding who they are and how they live. She has served on medical mission trips abroad while in medical school.

Active Lifestyle

In her free time, Dr. Abele enjoys traveling to beautiful places, especially national parks. She also can be found playing board games, spending time with family in the Midwest or taking a road trip.



University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships

Christian Medical and Dental Association


Eligible - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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