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Eugene Hong

Eugene Hong, MD

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

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Practices: Drexel Family Medicine, Drexel Sports Medicine, Drexel Center for Women's Health

Specialties: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, Primary Care, Primary Care for Women


  • MD - Tufts School of Medicine (1994)
  • BA - Columbia University (1989)
  • Phillips Exeter Academy

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, Drexel University and Philadelphia University
  • Team physician, Saint Joseph's University
  • Team physician, U.S. U19 Women's National Lacrosse Team
  • Team physician, U.S. U19 Men's National Lacrosse Team
  • Member, Sports Science and Safety Committee, U.S. Lacrosse

Affiliated Hospitals: Abington Memorial Hospital; Hahnemann University Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Honor Award from the Mid Atlantic Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine (2015)
  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2013-2016)

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Clinical Services

Concussion, Preventive medicine, Primary care, Sports medicine, Musculoskeletal medicine, Tendonopathy, Overuse injuries, Exercise prescription, Injury prevention, Health and wellness promotion, Community medicine, Musculoskeletal ultrasound, Platelet rich plasma therapy, Neurocognitive testing for concussions, Exercise-related compartment pressure measurements, PRP therapy


  • Community Medicine - University of Massachusetts (1995)
  • Sports Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University (1999)


  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University (1996-1999)


  • General Surgery - University of Connecticut (1994)
  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University (1996)

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

Research Interests



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


"In the Mood for Change: Shifting the Paradigm of Mental Health Care in Athletes-An AMSSM Thematic Issue"
Ashwin L. Rao and Eugene S. Hong (guest editor)
British Journal of Sports Medicine (February 2016)

"Understanding Depression and Suicide in College Athletes: Emerging Concepts and Future Directions"
Ashwin L. Rao and Eugene S. Hong (guest editor)
British Journal of Sports Medicine (February 2016)

"Prevalence of Clinically Elevated Depressive Symptoms in College Athletes and Differences by Gender and Sport"
Andrew Wolanin, Eugene Hong (guest editor), Donald Marks, Kelly Panchoo and Michael Gross
British Journal of Sports Medicine (February 2016)


"Strength and Conditioning: Performance and Injury Prevention" Panelist
Annual Blue Gray Sports Symposium, Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pa. (October 2015)

Contact Information

Practice Office

Drexel Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 206, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215.967.1627
Fax: 215.967.1601

Practice Office

Drexel Sports Medicine at the Navy Yard
1200 Constitution Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Phone: 215.967.1627
Fax: 215.967.1601