David L. Marshall, M.D.
- My Specialties
Dr. Marshall joined Children’s Orthopaedics of Atlanta in May of 2001. He is board certified in General Pediatrics and is one of only 78 pediatricians in the United States who is also board certified in Sports Medicine. His expertise lies in the diagnosis and management of non-surgical musculoskeletal injuries in young athletes. Some common conditions referred to him include: shoulder, elbow and wrist pain, low back, knee and ankle pain in the competitive young athlete. In addition, Dr. Marshall also manages various non-orthopaedic conditions such as exercise-induced asthma, concussions, diabetes, and nutritional issues in the athletes including the use of supplements.
Dr. Marshall has been appointed Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and is the Chairman of the Committee on Sports Medicine and Fitness for the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a diplomat to the American Board of Pediatrics, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Sports Medicine and Fitness.
He attended medical school at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine on a United States Navy Scholarship and graduated from an accelerated BS/MD program in 1991. He completed his residency in general pediatrics at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia and practiced as a general pediatrician for six years at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune and at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His Sports Medicine training was completed in 2000 through the Children’s Sports Medicine Center in Akron, Ohio and the Hughston Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Clinic in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Dr. Marshall has spoken at local, regional and national meetings on various sports medicine topics. He has recently co-authored a chapter on overuse injuries in an orthopaedic textbook and has participated in two scientific research projects involving MRI imaging of pediatric sports injuries and MRI imaging of shoulder pain in throwing athletes. He has recently been featured on “Good Day Atlanta” for his work in the endorsement of a standardized pre-participation physical exam form by the Georgia High School Association.
His current projects include performance enhancement through the use of video motion analysis and the development of a Medical Advisory Committee for the Georgia High School Association.
Dr. Marshall’s wife, Dr. Kelley Marshall is a pediatric radiologist with Children’s Diagnostic Imaging of Atlanta and they reside in Dunwoody with their 2 children, Grant and Kara.
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