Meet Dr. Monacell

Dr. John F. Monacell was born in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Arlington, VA, and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology, and from the Medical College of Virginia with a degree in Dentistry followed by a two year Orthodontic Residency. He was the recipient of a variety of academic awards from MCV School of Dentistry including the A. D. Williams Award as first in his class. Dr. Monacell served in the United States Air Force before establishing his private practice in the Sandston community in 1978.

Dr. Monacell was featured in the June 29, 2008 issue of Celebrations Magazine. Click here to read the article.

A serious commitment to continuing education has led Dr. Monacell to participate in many courses each year with a special emphasis in growth and development, functional jaw orthopedics, facial aesthetics, and adult orthodontic treatment. He has also completed the prestigious Roth Course of Advanced Orthodontics in California. Dr. Monacell has taught at the Dental School and also lectured to numerous professional organizations. He is a member of various professional and civic organizations and has served as president of the MCV Orthodontic Education and Research Foundation, two local Rotary Clubs, and founding board member and Chairman of the Chickahominy YMCA. He also serves as an elder at Sandston Presbyterian Church.

Dr. Monacell and his wife, Jane, have two grown daughters, Amy and Emily. His hobbies include boating, fishing, photography, and being a grandparent.

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