Dr. J. Marc Cardelia

(757) 668-6550

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Medical School: Jefferson Medical College

Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Fellowship: UCSD/Children's Hospital/Health Center San Diego


Educated at Princeton, Dr. Cardelia serves as surgical director of CHKD's Sports Medicine Program and as a staff pediatric orthopedic surgeon at CHKD. His previous professional work experience was as a staff pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Florida Orthopedic Institute and Nemours Children's Clinic in Pensacola, FL.

Dr. Cardelia has helped design state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapy gymnasiums at CHKD health centers. He has also developed clinics for young female athletes focusing on prevention of knee injuries.

Dr. Cardelia serves on the faculty of Eastern Virginia Medical School as assistant professor or orthopedics.

Clinical Interests
Honors & Awards
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2015
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc" 2014
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • National Youth Sports Safety Foundation
  • American Medical Association

(757) 668-6550

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With the help of Dr. J. Marc Cardelia and CHKD's sports medicine team, Connor O'Shea is ready to tackle his dream of playing college football.

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