Roberto Cardarelli, DO

Chief, Division of Community Medicine

Clinical interests

  • Cancer Prevention
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Community Medicine
  • Population Health
  • Research

Roberto Cardarelli, DO

Chief, Division of Community Medicine


My name is Roberto Cardarelli; I received my doctor of osteopathy and master of public health degrees from University of North Texas Health Science Center at Ft. Worth. I then completed a residency in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Faculty Development at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

I am board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and serve as the Professor and Chief of Community Medicine for the UK College of Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine.

Faculty rank

Professor of Family and Community Medicine


Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft. Worth

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Faculty Development, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Family Medicine

Family and Community Medicine

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  1. Roper KL, Ballard J, Rankin W, Cardarelli R.
    Systematic Review of Ambulatory Transitional Care Management (TCM) Visits on Hospital 30-Day Readmission Rates.
    Am J Med Qual. 2015 Dec 1.
  2. Cardarelli R, Roper KL, Cardarelli K, Feltner FJ, Prater S, Ledford KM, Justice B, Reese DR, Wagner P, Cantrell C.
    Identifying Community Perspectives for a Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Campaign in Appalachia Kentucky: The Terminate Lung Cancer (TLC) Study.
    J Cancer Educ. 2015 Sep 28.
  3. Cardarelli R, Balyakina E, Malone K, Fulda KG, Ellison M, Sivernell R, Shabu T.
    Suicide risk and mental health co-morbidities in a probationer population.
    Community Ment Health J. 2015 Feb;51(2):145-52.
  4. Cardarelli R, Singh M, Meyer J, Balyakina E, Perez O, King M.
    The Association of Free Testosterone Levels in Men and Lifestyle Factors and Chronic Disease Status: A North Texas Healthy Heart Study.
    J Prim Care Community Health. 2014 Jul;5(3):173-9.
  5. Espinoza A, Malone K, Balyakina E, Fulda KG, Cardarelli R.
    Incidental computer tomography radiologic findings through research participation in the North Texas Healthy Heart Study.
    J Am Board Fam Med. 27(3):314-20.