Jeffery C. Laubenthal, MD joined West Alabama Family Practice & Sports medicine in 2001 and has served the needs of the West Alabama community in the areas of family practice and sports medicine.
He has been a team physician for the University of Alabama since 2001, taking care of various teams throughout the years—most significantly, baseball, soccer, and softball. He has also been a team physician for several Tuscaloosa high schools, including Northridge, Brookwood, and Holy Spirit.
Dr. Laubenthal was born and raised in Birmingham. After graduation from E.B. Erwin High School he attended the University of Alabama where he excelled in academics and athletics, lettering in baseball for four years and winning the SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar Athlete of the Year in 1992. He was also a first-term academic All-American in 1993 and was honored once again by the SEC when he was named an SEC legend in 2012.
He has continued to be directly involved in the advancement of baseball at the university, being the team physician since 2001, and serving as the chair of the steering committee to raise funds for the new Sewell-Thomas Baseball Stadium.
Dr. Laubenthal has been happily married to Katherine Kelleher Laubenthal, a former USA National Team member and All-American Alabama gymnast. They have two daughters, Lilly and Claire. When Dr. Laubenthal is not reading comic books, wood working, or “doctoring”, he can be found on the Holy Spirit High School softball field, where he has been the varsity head coach since 2014.