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William Egan

William Egan Temple University Department of Physical Therapy
Associate Professor of Instruction
Director, Orthopedic Residency Program


601 Ritter Annex
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122


  • DPT, Regis University
  • Fellowship in Manual Therapy, Regis University
  • MPT, US Army-Baylor University
  • Officer Basic Course, Army Medical Department
  • BA, Psychology, Rutgers College 


Dr. Egan received a BA in psychology from Rutgers University in 1997 and a MPT from the US Army-Baylor University in 1999. He served as an active duty Army physical therapist for 6 years. Dr. Egan completed the tDPT and Manual Therapy Fellowship program through Regis University in 2006. He is board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Therapists. Dr. Egan serves as an adjunct instructor for various local physical therapy programs teaching manual therapy and thrust manipulation. He is also an instructor for Evidence In Motion. Dr. Egan maintains part-time clinical practice at Strive Physical Therapy in Marlton, NJ.
Teaching responsibilities include the Musculoskeletal Management course series, Diagnostic Imagining, and Evidence Based Practice. Dr. Egan is the Director of the Temple Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency.  His research interests are in the areas of clinical outcomes based research for common musculoskeletal disorders and orthopedic manual physical therapy.

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Manual Therapy
  • Low Back Pain