Michelle received her Master of Science in Nursing from Florida State University and a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Shippensburg University.
Michelle is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and has worked at Florida Hospital and Orlando Regional Medical Center .
She enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors
317 S. Dixie Freeway
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
P: 386-424-1414 F:386-424-9130
Rachel Worley, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Worley received her Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Language from East Tennessee State University in 2004 and attended medical school at Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, TN. She has received numerous awards for her teaching abilities and has been honored for excellence in developmental pediatrics during both medical school and residency. Dr. Worley views every patient encounter with enthusiasm and genuinely loves developing relationships with the families that she serves. Her professional interest include breastfeeding education, dermatology, and adolescent medicine.
Dr. Worley lives with her husband of almost 10 years, her 3 children. In her personal time she enjoys attending local festivals, going on outings with her family, reading fiction novels, cheering for her son’s soccer team, spinning, and learning to surf.
Dr.Delgado obtained her Medical Degree in 1999 after which she proceeded to pursue residency training in Pediatrics at Jacobi Medical Center in New York. After completing training in 2002, she moved to Florida where she has been practicing as a pediatrician since. Dr. Delgado is Board Certified in Pediatrics, achieving initial certification in 2002. Since this time she has had the opportunity to serve different communities and also to be a clinical teacher for Florida State University Medical students in several of its campuses. In 2012 she was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at FSU College of Medicine with subsequent reappointment in 2014. Dr. Delgado was awarded the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation by the American Medical Women’s Association upon graduation of medical school from which she also graduated with honors. Dr. Delgado has particular interest in the field of infectious diseases, in which she is currently pursuing graduate studies. As part of her hobbies, Dr. Delgado enjoys kayaking, cycling and cross fit training.
Cristina Garcia, M.D., F.A.A.P.,
Dr. Garcia has been practicing pediatric medicine for 16+ years. She attended the University of Miami, School of Nursing and continued her education at the Universidad Central del Este School of Medicine in San Pedro de Marcoris, Dominican Republic, where she received her Medical Degree. She completed her Pediatric Residency training at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women in Orlando where she was chosen as the Pediatric Chief Resident for an additional year. For 4 years, Dr. Garcia worked as the Medical Director in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach. She also worked in various pediatric emergency departments as well as pediatric offices throughout central Florida.
Oliver Chiapco, M.D., F.A.A.P.,
Dr. Chiapco has been practicing pediatric medicine for 9+ years. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biology in 1990 and obtained his medical degree in 1994. He completed his pediatric residency at Miami Children's Hospital and served a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, New York.
He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
He has written two non-fiction titles: The Baby Formula Cheat Book and The Breastfeeding Cheat Book published in 2014.
Neena Chopra, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Dr. Chopra graduated from the Seth G S Med Coll, Univ of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in 1971. She spent her residency in England and Glasgow, Scotland, at St Barnabas medical center, Livingston, New jersey and a year of fellowship in Neonatology in New Jersey.
She has been awarded the American academy of pediatrics fellow and Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013) and has over 35+ years practicing Medicine Dr. Chopra has been most recently practicing in Port Orange for over 30 years and speaks Hindi and Panjabi, and specializes in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
Cathy Smith, A.R.N.P.
Cathy is a nationally certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB). She has 36+ years of experience in Pediatrics, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric Cardiac ICU, and Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Central Florida in 2007 and was awarded the UCF School of Nursing Provost Graduate Fellowship in 2005 . She has worked for many years at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida as a member of the cardiac team and a certified clinical research professional.
Cathy received the Paul Harris Fellow Award in 2013 for her work with the Gift of Life Program.
Our providers here at Volusia Pediatrics come from an impressive range of backgrounds and education. Our staff’s diversity creates personalized care for all your child’s needs. We come from a variety of disciplines and career paths, ensuring that our approach considers all angles. We have two locations available and offer the following services: