Dr. Caleb Nelson, MD

Dr. Caleb Nelson, MD

Pediatric Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Caleb Nelson, MD is a pediatric urology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric urology.Read his story

300 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115

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This content was provided by Dr. Nelson "Caleb P. Nelson, MD, MPH is board-certified in urology with a certification in pediatric urology. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract problems, vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, and kidney stones. He is Co-Director of the Pediatric Kidney Stone Program and the Vesicoureteral Reflux Program at Boston Children's. He attended the Duke University School of Medicine, receiving his MD in 1997. He completed a urology residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center, one of the top urology programs in the country. During this time, he also completed the Michigan Urology Clinical Research Training Program and received Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. After developing an interest in pediatric urology, he completed a 2-year pediatric urology fellowship under Dr. John Gearhart at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. In 2006 he began his current position in the Department of Urology at Boston Children's Hospital, and as an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Nelson's research focuses on clinical and epidemiological research in critical areas of pediatric urology, and quality of care in pediatric surgery and medicine. He was a co-principal investigator (PI) of the NIH-funded RIVUR study, a landmark clinical trial for treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. He has published over 100 papers in the urology literature, and is also an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Urology, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of the Pediatric Section of the Journal of Urology. He also serves as the Director of Safety and Quality for the Department of Urology."
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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Bedwetting
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocele (Pediatric)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydronephrosis (Pediatric)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Urethral Diseases
  • Pediatric Bedwetting
  • Pediatric Kidney Stones
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Pediatric Urology Disorders
  • Pediatric Varicocele
  • Perinatal Disorders
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urology Conditions
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

10  Procedures

  • Circumcision
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Circumcision, Pediatric
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatal Circumcision
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Urologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Urology Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Michigan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Michigan Medical Center (Chief Resident)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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