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Dr. David Caldarella, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Caldarella

Dr. David Caldarella, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Des Moines University / College of Podiatric Medicine And Surgery in 1990 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry sports medicine, and more.


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(401) 459-4001

Dr. Caldarella accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Caldarella's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caldarella treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Caldarella treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caldarella treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Caldarella treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Foot Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Caldarella treats Foot Fracture more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Caldarella treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Caldarella's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Sever's Disease
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

I provide patient centered, thorough, quality evidenced based care with an emphasis on foot and ankle surgery.
We always recommend and attempt meaningful non operative conservative treatment as possible.
I specialize and remain current in...

Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery

Education

Harborview Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Emory-Northlake Regional Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Washington Medical Center
1990
Des Moines University / College of Podiatric Medicine And Surgery
Medical School
1986
Springfield College
Undergraduate School
1994
1990
1986

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Caldarella's Reviews

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4.7

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1 Star
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My daughter had arch reconstruction surgery for foot pain that was chronic and inteferred with her love for softball. Dr. Caldarella was able to fix the problem and she is now successfully playing softball again without our pain! Hopefully we will never need a foot ankle doctor again but should we...Read More
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I always had a bad reaction to anesthesia after surgery, Dr. Caldarella took the time to listen to me & offered a alternative to surgery.
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Great experience, excellent patient care
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Had foot bone fusion surgery in 2017. He was great UNTIL I started complaining of foot pain as soon as I started walking. He didn’t do anything except order new Xrays & tell me to get expensive orthotics. I kept asking for a CT scan, he kept refusing. Finally went for 2nd opinion. He ordered a CT,...Read More
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I have high expectations, and I have to say that I am extremely satisfied with Dr. Caldarella. He is bright, quick to respond, and instantaneously aware of your problem. Not only does he deliver a quick diagnosis, but he, and his staff, are extremely supportive, responsive and sensitive to your...Read More
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Locations

Orthopedics Rhode Island

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    • Tue: 8:00am - 9:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 9:00pm
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 9:00pm
    • Sat: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Sun: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
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    • Sat: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Kent Hospital

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Miriam Hospital

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Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

Saint Anne's Hospital

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