Dr. Drew Morcos is the Owner and President of MOTUS Specialists Physical Therapy, Inc. in Newport Beach for the weekend warrior, the amateur and the professional athlete.
He has experience working with top athletes in professional sports including Russell Wilson and Antonio Brown (NFL), Carmelo Anthony (NBA) and Steve Johnson (ATP), to name a few.
Prior to opening his own clinic, he was the Director of Rehabilitation at the University of Southern California-Athletic Medicine Department. He continues to serve as an Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy for the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC. He earned a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from USC in 2007 followed by completion of a residency in Orthopaedics and a fellowship in Sports Physical Therapy through Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles.
He has experience as an athletic trainer and physical therapist in Division 1 Athletics, NFL, USA and AVP Beach Volleyball and the World’s Strongest Man Competition. He is on the board of context experts to design item questions for the Sports Clinical Specialist exam. He served as the clinical instructor for the USC Division 1 Sports Residency program. He is also a clinical instructor for the Kaiser Permanente Sports Fellowship program.
He has published articles in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT), New York Post and ESPN. He has presented educational sessions for the APTA’S Combined Sections Meeting since 2014. He has been trained through the Professor Vladimir Janda and Professor Vaclav Vojta Approach. He has over seven years of experience in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and became a certified practitioner of DNS in 2015.