Dr. Archuleta resides in Midlothian, Virginia, with his wife of 38 years, Felice. Their son, Henry is married to Elena, and is practicing law in Newport News with the Atlantic 10 Conference. Their daughter, Christine, is in graduate school at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Dr. Archuleta has practiced general pediatrics at Pediatric Associates PC for thirty-five years. He received his medical degree from the University of Colorado and is board certified in Pediatric Medicine. In 2004 he received certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and was recertified in 2012. Dr. Archuleta was recently honored and inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, one of only a few pediatricians in the country to have earned such a distinction
Dr. Archuleta received the President’s Award from the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics for founding Noah’s Children, a pediatric hospice program that offers hospice, palliative care and bereavement support to children and families. He was also awarded the Distinguished Service for Ministry to Children Award by the Richmond Academy of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Archuleta has served as Medical Director of Noah’s Children for 18 years. He has been listed in the “Best Doctors of America” for the past ten years. Dr. Archuleta also served as Bundy Professor and Chair of Community Pediatrics at VCU for a two year appointment, during which time he led the development of VCU’s Department of Pediatrics Palliative Care and Pain Management Program.