Dr. Marotta is a native Virginian. He and his wife, Susie, have four children and are enjoying a family that continues to grow. He is a graduate of M.I.T. and the University of Virginia Medical School. He was elected into the UVA Medical School Honor Society and was chief resident at the UVA Family Practice Residency Program. He was elected into “Best Doctors in America” in 2005. Dr. Marotta has hospital privileges at Martha Jefferson Hospital. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Division of Family Medicine within the University of Virginia Health System. His special interests include family-centered obstetrics, adolescent medicine, sports medicine, and office-based medical procedures. Dr. Marotta enjoys the beach and playing and coaching soccer.


Jessica is a long-time resident of the Charlottesville-Albemarle area, having moved from Chesterfield County to attend UVA for her Bachelors degree, with a double major in nursing and psychology, and then also for her Masters of Science in Nursing. Before becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner, she worked as an RN in the Medical ICU at UVA for several years. Her experience with different patient populations over the years has led Jessica to develop an interest in providing care to patients of varying ages and health statuses, with a special focus on preventative health, women’s health, sick visits, and chronic health care management.

In addition to working, Jessica enjoys giving back to the Charlottesville-Albemarle community through volunteering as a Nationally Registered Paramedic at the local volunteer rescue squad. In her free time, Jessica can often be found spending time with her husband Jonathan and their family, or snuggling with their cats.



Michelle grew up in Midlothian, VA and attended the University of Virginia for both her Bachelors and Masters of Science in Nursing. Her experience as an oncology nurse at Georgetown Hospital in Washington, D.C. sparked her passion for health promotion and disease prevention inspiring her to become a family nurse practitioner. She loves seeing patients of all ages and has a particular interest in preventative exams, chronic disease management, and office procedural visits.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys spending time with her daughter and husband, taking long walks with her golden retriever Oakley, running, hiking, and cheering on the “hoos!”



Cassie grew up in rural Ohio where she attended The Ohio State University for undergrad. She spent several years working in the mental health field, eventually earning a Master’s degree in Psychology and Crisis Management. After seeing the physical effects that mental illness can have on the body, she decided to pursue a career in nursing. She is a double Hoo, obtaining two Master’s degrees in Nursing from UVA. Her nursing experience includes medical surgical nursing and solid organ transplant.

Cassie is a dedicated Army wife, and moved to Charlottesville with her husband more than 10 years ago. She has two children and a loyal Blue Tick Hound at home. Cassie has a passion for helping patients manage their mental health in all stages of life. She also enjoys assisting families with increasing their health and wellness, family planning, and managing chronic illness. In her free time, Cassie can be found baking treats, reading classic novels, and wrangling in the chaos that young children bring.


A Charlottesville native, Alex received her Bachelors in Sociology with a concentration in Social Psychology from Hollins University. She spent two years in Richmond, VA and northern England before returning to Charlottesville to obtain her Masters in Nursing from the University of Virginia. After working as a nurse for 10 years in critical care, liver transplant and palliative care, Alex returned to school at James Madison University to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. Alex has an interest in preventative health care, nutrition, and women’s health. She loves meeting and caring for patients of all ages, as well as advocating for their best healthcare.

Alex loves health and wellness and has completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. In addition to yoga, she also enjoys traveling and outdoor activities with her bulldog, Petey.  Most especially, Alex loves spending time with her family, including two sisters, four nieces and one nephew, as well as visiting friends near and far.