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About Dr. Candice P. Holden

Dr. Candice P. Holden has over twenty years of experience specializing in the non-operative and surgical treatment of pediatric patients with orthopaedic disorders and injuries. 

After graduating from medical school at University of Southern California's School of Medicine, she completed her orthopaedic residency training at LAC & USC Medical Center. After residency training, Dr. Holden completed her pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at the Alfred I DuPont Hospital for Children.

Throughout her training, Dr. Holden has learned to utilize a multi-disciplinary approach spanning a range of clinical practice to help her diagnose, treat, and care for her young patients. She treats a variety of conditions, from broken bones and sports injuries to complex cases.

In addition to her work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, Dr. Holden is affiliated with Shriners Hospital for Children and holds privileges at Baystate Medical Center.

Dr. Holden is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA).



Pediatric pelvic fractures

Holden CP, Holman J, Herman MJ. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 15(3):172-7, 2007 Mar.


Arthritis & Sports – Sterling

  • 21475 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 150, Sterling, VA 20166

  • Phone: 703.444.5000

Arthritis & Sports – South Riding

  • 25055 Riding Plaza, Suite 260, South Riding, VA 20152

  • Phone: 703.272.5000

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Here's What Our Patients Say About Us

Dr. Holden is a rare gem. We have seen here for 8 years. She’s always personable and clear in treatment and easy to understand next steps. I highly recommend her.

G. R.

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Dr. Holden is an extremely well-versed pediatric Orthopaedic. She takes her time, shows genuine interest in her patients and always takes her time to answer any and all questions. She is very personable and truly makes you feel like your her ONLY patient. She always has great recommendations and follow-up. Really REALLY highly recommend her for any of your child’s Orthopaedic needs!

Janice N.

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Dr. Holden was absolutely wonderful. She was thorough yet efficient! She was also so calm and patient with my (active) 2 year old. I would definitely recommend for any pediatric orthopedic needs.

McCaul B.

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