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Eugene Hong, MD

Associate Dean for Primary Care and Community Health; Chair of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine

  • Practice:Drexel Family Medicine
  • Specialty:Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, Primary Care
  • Education: M.D., Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1994); B.A., Columbia University, New York, NY (1989); Phillips Exeter Academy
Patient Care

Dr. Eugene Hong is the chief of the Division of Sports Medicine and holds the Hamot and Sturgis Endowed Chair of the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine. He also serves as the associate dean for primary care and community health for the College of Medicine.

Dr. Hong is board certified in family medicine with added qualification in sports medicine.

Additionally, Dr. Hong holds the following positions:

  • Head team physician for Drexel University
  • Team physician for Saint Joseph's University
  • Head team physician for Philadelphia University
  • Team physician for the US National Women's U19 Lacrosse Team

Affiliated Hospitals: Abington Memorial Hospital; Hahnemann University Hospital

Top Docs 2013 Awards and Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2013)

Podcast

  • Tips to Help You Shape up for Summer
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    (May 1, 2008)

In the News

Research

Dr. Hong conducts research regarding optimizing the diagnosis, management, and prevention of concussions.

Teaching

Dr. Hong's areas of special interest in academics are musculoskeletal education and family medicine's current challenges and the future of the discipline.

Specialties
  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Primary Care
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Community medicine
  • Concussion
  • Exercise prescription
  • Exercise-related compartment pressure measurements
  • Health and wellness promotion
  • Injury prevention
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Neurocognitive testing for concussions
  • Overuse injuries
  • Platelet rich plasma therapy
  • Preventive medicine
  • Primary care
  • PRP therapy
  • Sports medicine
  • Tendonopathy
Internship
  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA (1996)
  • General Surgery - University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT (1994)
Residency
  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA (1996-1999)
Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA (1999)
  • Community Medicine - University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA (1995)

Primary Practice

Drexel Family Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 203, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215-482-1234
Fax: 215-482-0465

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