Dr. Derco is a father and new grandfather who enjoys spending time with his wife Susan, a local Realtor, and their grown children. He is an enthusiastic golfer, sports fan and avid reader. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his residency and chief pediatric residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He was in private practice in Ft. Myers, FL for 14 years. He came to Richmond in 1995 to teach pediatrics at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia. In 2000, he founded Associates in Pediatrics. He is active in the local medical community.