David L Marshall, MD

Pediatric Sports Medicine Primary Care Physician





Dr. Marshall is board-certified in sports medicine. His expertise lies in the diagnosis and management of nonsurgical musculoskeletal injuries in young athletes. Dr. Marshall is the Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and is on the medical advisory board for the Georgia High School Association. Currently, he is focused on performance enhancement through the use of video motion.


Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Old Milton Parkwy, 3300 Old Milton Pkwy Ste 310
Alpharetta, GA 30005
Get Directions 404-255-1933

Childrens Physician Group - Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Childrens at Forsyth, 410 Peachtree Parkway Bldg 300 Suite 300
Cumming, GA 30041
Get Directions 404-255-1933

Focus of Practice

  • Sports medicine
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Overuse injuries

Areas of Interest

  • Nonoperative musculoskeletal conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Overuse injuries and team sports
  • Concussion management

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Sports Medicine and Fitness


Meet Dr. Marshall

David Marshall, MD, is the Medical Director of the Sports Medicine Program at Children’s and a team physician. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Watch Dr. Marshall describe why it’s important to take your athlete a team that specializes in pediatric sports medicine and the coordinated care that each athlete receives.

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Concussion rate for teen female soccer players rivals football - study

Maddie Search has experienced three concussions in her years playing soccer, each one treated by Dr. Marshall. Maddie shares her story and Dr. Marshall provides insight on how to let your athlete continue to play while protecting what's most important: their brain.

How to Stay Safe in the Heat and Spot Heat-Related Illness

Dr. Marshall explains the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke and who may be at risk.

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Natalie's Story: A Runner's Recovery

Natalie Swords wouldn't let pain slow her down. The Cherokee High School track and cross-country runner turned to an orthopaedist to find a solution.

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Leighton's Story

Almost as soon as she could stand, Leighton Jordan was up on her toes. Her dream was to be a ballet dancer. However, a series of injuries as a teenager cut her promising career short. Now Leighton has a new dream: providing the same kind of care to others that she received at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

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School Sports Practices to Start Up and Here's What You Need to Know to Keep Your Child Safe

Dr. Marshall shares tips on how to stay safe during school sports.


Why are Youth Sports Injuries on the Rise?

Dr. Marshall explains why overuse may be to blame.

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Sports Medicine Specialists Helped Heal Carson’s Knee Injury

Since she was young, Carson Nolan’s top priority has been gymnastics. She loves the joy and self-expression performing a floor routine brings. However, when a persistent knee pain halted her practices and competitions, she turned to sports medicine specialists at Children’s for sports surgery and sports physical therapy to help her get back to being 100%.

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