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Thomas Trojian

Thomas Trojian, MD

Professor

College of Medicine

Expertise:

sports medicine

Tom Trojian is a sports medicine physician with expertise in osteoarthritis (OA), ACL injuries and injury prevention. He serves as the chief medical officer for Drexel Athletics and heads the Sports Medicine fellowship program at Drexel. Trojian's practice and research focuses on preventing injuries, especially injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament and osteoarthritis. He also has special interest in concussion and lower leg running injuries. He is certified in the use of sports ultrasound both in diagnosis and in the guided treatment of injuries. He has served on the board of directors for the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, MARC-ACSM, the OA Action Alliance, Simon's Heart Foundation and Pink Concussion.

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In the News

  • Load Management: Sound Strategy or ‘Crapshoot’ for Sixers’ Championship Hopes?

    Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of sports medicine at the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 9 WHYY.org story about whether there is a justification for the Philadelphia 76ers’ decision to limit the playing time of Joel Embiid, a strategy known as "load management."

  • Recurrent Concussions Are Down in High School Sports

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Reuters story about the need for more research and awareness on concussions in high school sports.

  • Recurrent Concussions are Down in High School Sports

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Reuters story about the need for more research and awareness on concussions in high school sports.

  • Walking 10,000 Steps a Day Toward Better Health

    Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the College of Medicine, authored a Philly.com blog post on Feb. 20 about how walking 10,000 steps per day can lower heart disease risk and aid weight loss.

  • Fitness vs. Fatness: How to Maintain a Healthy Weight

    Tom Trojian, MD, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the College of Medicine, authored a Philly.com blog post on Feb. 29 about how to maintain a healthy weight through diet and exercise. 

  • What's It's Like To ... Be a Sports Team Doctor

    Thomas Trojian, MD, chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the College of Medicine, was interviewed by affiliate faculty member Sarah Whitman, MD, about his duties as a lead physician for Drexel Athletics in a Philly.com blog post on Feb. 3.

  • Separate Hype, Science on Concussions

    Ramesh Raghupathi, PhD, Eugene Hong, MD, and Thomas Trojian, MD, professors in the College of Medicine, authored an op-ed for the Philadelphia Inquirer on Jan. 7 about separating hype from science when it comes to sports-related concussions.

  • Do Injections Ease Knee Arthritis Pain?

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored a Nov. 27 post for Philly.com's "Sports Doc" blog about treating knee arthritis pain.

  • Know Your Risks for Stress Fractures

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored an Oct. 22 post for Philly.com’s “Sports Doc” blog about stress fractures.

  • What is the Physical Toll of Playing Rugby?

    Thomas Trojian, MD, professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Sept. 1 Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post about the toll of playing rugby on the body.

  • Post-Race Recovery Tips for Broad Street Runners

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a sports medicine specialist and professor in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a May 3 Philadelphia Inquirer story about post-race recovery tips for Broad Street runners.

  • Preventing UCL Injuries This Baseball Season

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine and chief of the Division of Sports Medicine, authored an April 6 post for Philly.com's "Sports Doc" blog about preventing UCL injuries.

     

  • It is Tendinopathy, not Tendinitis

    Thomas Trojian, MD, faculty member in the College of Medicine and lead physician for Drexel Athletics, authored a post about tendon injuries that appeared in a Dec. 16 Philly.com “Sports Doc Blog.”

  • ACL Injury Prevention: Now is the time to act

    Thomas Trojian MD, associate chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at the College of Medicine, authored an Oct. 13 Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post about preventing ACL injuries.

  • Vitamin D and Athletic Performance

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Nov. 14 Philly.com blog post about how vitamin D levels can affect athletic performance.

     

  • Blood tests for concussions—The future, not the present, tests

    Thomas Trojian, MD, a professor in the College of Medicine, authored a Feb. 4 blog post on Philly.com about the development of blood tests for concussions.

     

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