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Blake Corcoran,


Title: Assistant Professor; Associate Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program

Practices: Drexel Family Medicine, Drexel Sports Medicine

Specialty: Sports Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care


Drexel Sports Medicine
219 N. Broad Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.5145
Fax: 215.762.5467
Drexel Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 206, Jamestown Street Entrance
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.967.1627
Fax: 215.967.1601


  • BS in Biological Sciences - University of Missouri (2008)
  • MD - University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine (2008)

Clinical Services

Sports medicine, Family medicine, Performing arts medicine (dancers, musicians, actors), Female athlete triad, Female athletes


Blake Corcoran, MD, is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician practicing in Philadelphia. He specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and management of sport-related injuries and medical issues. Clinical interests also include sports ultrasound, performing arts medicine and care of the female athlete.

He emphasizes incorporating multiple modalities in the care of his patients, including sports ultrasound, fluoroscopically-guided injections, and osteopathic manipulative techniques (OMT). His research interests include injury epidemiology and prevention, female athlete triad, and clinical ethics. He is the head team physician for Philadelphia University and Lincoln University.

Awards and Honors

  • 1st Runner-Up, Bench 2 Bedside, University of Utah Health Sciences (2016)


  • American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM); Education Committee member, 2016
  • International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Mid Atlantic Chapter


  • Sports Medicine - University of Utah (2016)


  • Family Medicine - University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine (2015)


"Fidelity to the Healing Relationship: A medical student's challenge to contemporary bioethics and prescription for medical practice"
Blake C. Corcoran MD
, Lea Brandt OTD, David Fleming MD, Chris N Gu MD
J Med Ethics.;42(4):224-8. Epub 2014 Jul 11. PMID: 25015221, April 2016

"Potential advantage of student-run clinics for diversifying a medical school class"
Chris N. Gu, Jane A. McElroy PhD., Blake C. Corcoran
J Educ Health Prof.; 9:8. PMID: 22679531, 2012

"Distinct chromosomal distributions of highly repetitive sequences in maize"
Jonathan Lamb, Julie Meyer, Blake Corcoran, Akio Kato, Fangpu Han, James Birchler
Chromosome Res.; 15(1):33-4. PMID: 17295125, 2007


International/National Presentations

"Preparing Students for the Real World"
8th Annual Health Ethics Conference, University of Missouri Center for Health Ethics, Columbia, Mo., October 20, 2012

Local Presentations: Grand Rounds and Department Conferences

"MSK US – Image Optimization"
Division Seminar, University of Utah Div. of Sports Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 17, 2016

"Efficacy of PRP in sports medicine"
Division seminar, University of Utah Div. of Sports Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 17, 2016

"Female Athlete Triad: Recent statements, recommendations, and evidence"
Division seminar, University of Utah Div. of Sports Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 21, 2016

"Heat-Associated Illness in Athletes"
Division seminar, University of Utah Div. of Sports Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 17, 2015

"An improved approach to clinical ethics"
Grand rounds presentation, University of Missouri Dept. of Family Medicine, Columbia, Mo., September 17, 2014

Poster Presentations

"Fin Blade – A Cutting Edge Needle, Literally"
Fogg, B, Schafer J, Hilton K, Corcoran B, Cushman D
Bench 2 Bedside, University of Utah Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 4, 2016

"Improving Parent/Patient Education"
Corcoran B
Family Medicine Update, University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., April 10, 2015