Dr. Melaney A. Caldwell, MD

Dr. Melaney A. Caldwell, MD


Pediatrics | Female | 52 years old

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Dr. Caldwell specializes in Pediatrics and practices in Prince George, VA. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Caldwell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (10)
Powhatan, VA |
Dr. Caldwell is a very caring doctor who goes out of her way to help. She thinks outside the box and comes up with real solutions to medical issues my child faces.
in Richmond, VA |
I don't mind extra wait time, because it means they spend ample time with their patients and don't rush the appt! I'm happy to wait for someone else, cuz it means I'll get the same treatment. And I did. SEPARATE WAITING ROOMS FOR SICK AND WELL VISITS?? AWESOME! Didn't talk down to me, didn't make me feel like an idiot for wanting to be informed and included in my childs health, no judgment for my choices. Thorough, helpful, knowledgeable, and not stuck in a western medicine box. Very impressed!
Petersburg, VA |
My children and I love Dr. Caldwell and her staff! She is knowledgeable, kind and listens to you, she truly cares and it shows.
Midlothian, VA |
I made the 30 min. drive to take my sick 3m.o. baby to 2:55 appt. with Dr. Caldwell. Once there he cried for almost an hr, finally fell asleep around 4:00. Dr. Caldwell's staff were friendly but told me several times that she was behind bc. she was taking care of a "sick baby", translation: your sick baby is less important. When she finally came, she hadn't reviewed the chart, didn't listen to me, hurt & woke up the baby examining him. It was very upsetting. She is not worth the drive or time.
in Colonial Heights, VA |
The staff in the reception area of the practice are nasty and will ignore you. Susan has a bad attitude. I have waited for at least 2 hours or more in the waiting area and another 30 to 45 minutes the examination room. No one calls you back on results on any test given to your child. Dr. Caldwell seemed to be nice until she laughed at my daughter's condition / situation. This returned me off completely. I do not take my children there any more and I wouldn't recommend anyone else going there.
Odessa, TX |
Dr. Caldwell is fantastic!!! Susan working the frontdesk makes me want to leave this practice. My family been going there for three years and never once has she been pleasant in office or over the phone. When my children are sick I'm naturally stressed her mood only makes the experience worse.
in Norfolk, VA |
Awesome doctor. I feel like she really cares about my child and every time we're in there she spends ample time with us asking questions and discussing any concerns we have. Unlike so many of my son's former pediatricians (we're military), she takes the time to make sure she understands the situation before making a diagnosis. I also never felt like she was blowing off my concerns as a first time parent problem without first actually looking into the concern.
in spring grove, va |
My child has be a patient since he was one, and now he is 15 years old. Great Doctor.
Not knowledgable. This doctor needs to review some current research instead of passing her theories as facts.
in Prince George, VA |
Sat in waiting room for an hour and back in room for 45 minutes. Have been coming here almost 20 years but this is my last visit. I'll be looking for a new pediatrician. It's too bad because Dr. Caldwell is a good doctor...
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatrics
  •  Board certified in Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Obesity


  • Medical School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Va Commonwealth University Mcv School Med

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pediatrics

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