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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:

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

Education

  • 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, 2014 and 2015)

In the News

Podcast

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

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

Fellowships

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

Residencies

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

Internships

  • 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

Concussions

Research

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

Publications

Guest editor, February 2016 edition of the British Journal of Sports Medicine
Co-author:
"In the mood for change: shifting the paradigm of mental health care in athletes—an AMSSM thematic issue" (Ashwin L Rao, Eugene S Hong)
"Understanding depression and suicide in college athletes: emerging concepts and future directions" (Ashwin L Rao, Eugene S Hong)
"Prevalence of clinically elevated depressive symptoms in college athletes and differences by gender and sport" (Andrew Wolanin, Eugene Hong, Donald Marks, Kelly Panchoo, Michael Gross)

Presentations

Panelist: Blue Gray Sports Symposium
Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pa., October 2015


Contact Information


Practice/Research Office

Drexel Family Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 203, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215.482.1234
Fax: 215.482.0465

Practice Office

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