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Leon McCrea II

Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH

Associate Professor; Program Director, Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Practices: Drexel Family Medicine

Specialties: Family Medicine, Primary Care


  • MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2006)
  • MPH - University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (2006)
  • BA in Human Biology - Brown University (1999)

Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Philadelphia. He has a clinical interest in women's health, procedural medicine and medically underserved populations.


  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Medicine
  • National Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Student National Medical Association

Clinical Services

Adolescent medicine, Contraception, Dermatology - general, Family medicine, Obstetrics, Prenatal care, Primary care, Men's health, Procedural medicine


  • Family Medicine - Crozer-Keystone Health System (2010)


  • Family Medicine - Crozer-Keystone Health System (2008)

Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, is an associate professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, and the director of the Family Medicine Residency program at Drexel University College of Medicine. He also serves as assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion.

He is a key part of the Drexel Pathway to Medical School team, managing the faculty mentorship aspect of the program, and is involved with the Drexel Black Doctors Network student group, promoting the organization to other physicians. Dr. McCrea is the faculty adviser for the Family Medicine Interest Group and a volunteer preceptor for the student-run Health Outreach Project clinics. He currently serves as chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee on Resident and Fellow Wellness. He is also the course director of the Clinical Internship Scribe program, a collaboration with Holy Family University.

Prior to coming to Drexel, he was a member of the clinical faculty at Crozer-Keystone, during which time he had numerous teaching responsibilities. He served as the associate program director of the residency program from 2012 to 2015, rotation director for the Center for Family Health from 2014 to 2015, and the medical student clerkship director for third- and fourth-year medical students from 2010 to 2012. He received the Resident Teacher Award from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine in 2010.

In the Media


"Pyelonephritis and Bacteremia from Lactobacillus delbrueckii"
K. Duprey, L.McCrea, B. Rabinowitch, K. Azad
Case Reports in Infectious Disease, Sep 29, 2012

"Patient Compliance with Follow-up after Low-Dose Methotrexate Treatment for Ectopic Pregnancy"
A. Schutt-Aine, L. McCrea, M. D. Creinin, L. Meyn
Journal of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Vol 70: 258-259, Nov 2004


Dr. McCrea presents regularly to medical students, interns, residents and faculty colleagues on a range of subjects, including:

  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic headache
  • Procedural obstetrics
  • Improving patient satisfaction
  • Cultural competency
  • Residents as teachers
  • Life after residency

Other Presentations

“Follow Your Passion to Family Medicine.”
Panelist, Family Medicine Education Consortium/Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Northeast Regional Meeting, November 2013

“Resident-driven changes to Morning Report formats: How does it affect attitudes? How does it affect performance?”
C Tran, MD, L McCrea, MD, S Morchen, MD
Family Medicine Education Consortium/Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Northeast Regional Meeting, September 2013

"Building Bridges to Health Care: Use of a Multicultural Patient Documentary to Educate Medical Students and Residents on Caring for Diverse and Underserved Populations"
L. Everts, MD; L. McCrea, MD, MPH; S Keel, MD
Family Medicine Education Consortium/Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Northeast Region Meeting, October 2010

Contact Information

Practice 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 Student Health Center
3401 Market Street
Suite 105B
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.220.4700
Fax: 215.220.4705

Academic Office

Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19127
Phone: 215.967.1632
Fax: 215.482.1095