Eric Gokcen, MD
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Eric C. Gokcen, M.D.

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Director, Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery

Department of Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Temple University


Eric C. Gokcen, MD Bio


              Eric is currently an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Temple University.  Prior to that, he lived in Africa for 7 years, working with CURE International as the Medical Director of The CURE Hospital in Ethiopia and as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Kenya.

              While in Ethiopia, Eric was one of only 3 western trained orthopaedic surgeons in a country of 85 million people.  He focused primarily on caring for disabled children, but also started successful Orthopaedic Surgery residency training programs in both Kenya and Ethiopia.  Prior to Africa, he was in a private Orthopaedic practice in New Jersey.  He and his wife Corinne currently reside in the Philadelphia area.