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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Marc A Childress, MD

Marc Childress, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

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About Marc Childress, MD

Dr. Marc Childress is a primary care physician board certified in family medicine and sports medicine. He joined Inova Health System in 2020 and has been practicing since 2004.


  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • Registered Musculoskeletal Ultrasonographer


  • "The Practice of Prescribing: Discovering Differences in What We Tell Patients About Prescription Medications." Patient EducCouns. 2014.
  • "Management of Chronic Tendon Injuries." American Family Physician. 2013.
  • "Exertional Collapse in the Runner: Evaluation and Management in Fieldside and Office-Based Settings." Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2010.
  • "Practical Management: A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of Exercise-Related Syncope in Athletes." Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 2009.
  • "Diagnosing and Managing Hip Pain in Athletes." The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. 2005.


Medical Education

Uniformed Services University 2002


Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Training Specialty: Family Medicine
07/01/2002 - 06/30/2005


National Capital Consortium USUHS
Training Specialty: Sports Medicine
08/01/2008 - 07/30/2009

Board Certification

Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

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