Dr. George Caldwell Jr, MD

Dr. George Caldwell Jr, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. George Caldwell Jr, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1988 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

2307 W Broward Blvd # 200

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Caldwell Jr's Experience

Dr. Caldwell Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Caldwell Jr "As a Sports Medicine Specialist, I strive to maximize patient outcomes. This includes conservative as well as surgical approaches to problems of the shoulder, elbow and knee. Advanced and proven techniques are the bedrock of patient care."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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

1 Board Action
  • Wrong-site surgery (6/15/2015)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • George Washington University School Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hospital For Specialty Surgery Cornell University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Ao-International Shoulder Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Best Doctors in America, 2003-2009
  • Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, 2006-2010
  • Florida Super Doctors, 2008-2010
  • Top Doctors, Gold Coast Magazine, 2008-2010
  • NFL Physicians Society, Executive Committee,
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (AOA), 1987
  • Fellowship Research Award, University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine, 1994
  • Athletic Hall of Fame, Pine Crest School,
  • High Honors Thesis, Princeton University, 1984
  • Cum Laude, Princeton University, 1984
  • Chief Team Physician, Miami Dolphins (NFL),
Media & Publications

Dr. Caldwell Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caldwell Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caldwell Jr to family and friends
106 total reviews (73 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (106)

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Dr. Caldwell Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (73)

I can’t say enough to praise Dr Caldwell and staff, from my very first appt till way after post surgery visits they where very professional, attentive and friendly I have nothing but nice things to say about my overall experience, oh and yes very clean facilities! Great job Doc and staff
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Dr. Caldwell performed extensive shoulder surgery on me, with great results and a smooth recovery. I never had to waited more that 5 minutes in the waiting room before I was escorted to a patient room. I was then seen by Dr. Caldwell within 5 - 10 minutes every single visit. Dr. Caldwell always...more
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Everyone in Dr. Caldwell's is extremely friendly and very willing to assist you in anyway they can and very professional. They take their time answer your questions in a manner that is understandable for a layperson. I definitely would recommend Dr. Caldwell and his staff.
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Dr. Caldwell is an excellent physician. In back-to-back years, Dr. Caldwell fixed two arthroscopic labral tears, amongst other complications that I had in my right and left shoulder. Dr. Caldwell is very knowledgeable and has a keen sense regarding attention-to-detail. He is very thorough and...more
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Very smart doctor he knows what to do and gets the job done perfectly
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