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Eugene Hong,

MD

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

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

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

Practicing Since: 1994

Locations:

Drexel Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 206, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Maps & Directions

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

Phone: 215.967.1627
Fax: 215.967.1601

Education

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

Awards & Honors

  • Honor Award from the Mid Atlantic Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine (2015)
  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2013-2017)

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

Biography

Eugene Hong, MD, is the chief of the Division of Sports Medicine within the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine. He is board certified in family medicine with added qualification in sports medicine, and practices in Philadelphia.

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

Podcast

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

Affiliated Hospitals

Abington Memorial Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital

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)

In the Media

Publications

"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)

Presentations

“Mental Health in Athletes” Organizer/Moderator
Annual American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, San Diego, California (May 2017)

"Mental Health in Athletes: Depression and Suicide" Presenter
American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado (May 2017)

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