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George Caldwell, Jr MD
An accomplished
orthopedic surgeon in
Sports Medicine specializing
in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee.

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One of the top 
sports medicine surgeons in the nation.

  • Subspeciality certified in Sports Medicine

  • Double fellowship trained

  • Extensive expertise in the care of athletes and in sports medicine, including Head Team Physician for the NFL Miami Dolphins

  • Board certified American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • New anesthetic technique for pain management without reliance on opioids

  • Leader in minimally-invasive procedures

  • Advanced expertise in adolescent ACL Reconstruction

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About Dr. Caldwell

Dr. George Caldwell is an accomplished orthopedic surgeon in Sports Medicine specializing in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee injuries.


Additional qualifications include:

  • Former Head Team Physician for the Miami Dolphins (NFL)

  • Member of Executive Committee of NFL Physicians Society

  • Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • Board Certified Sports Medicine Subspecialty




Selected “Castle Connolly Top Doctor” for an impressive 22 years



Opioid Research:  

A Good Step in the Opioid Crisis

A new approach to surgical pain: Dr. Caldwell has groundbreaking research developing new anesthetic techniques to facilitate patients’ post-operative experience.  Read Dave Hyde's interview in the Sun Sentinel with Dr. Caldwell.

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Fort Lauderdale Magazine: Opioids the Worst Drug Crisis in American History

"...the team physician for [the Miami Dolphins] for 20 years, tending to some of the most valuable knees and elbows in America. Since retiring from the NFL in 2016, he spends his days trying to solve a small component of the opioid epidemic.


Trained at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the nation’s number one orthopedic hospital. 


Team Physician Experience

  • Miami Dolphins (NFL)

  • Florida Marlins (MLB)

  • Miami Fusion (MLS)

  • Florida Panthers (NHL)




Miami Dolphins (NFL)

Florida Marlins (MLB)

Miami Fusion (MLS)

Florida Panthers(NHL)


Dr. Caldwell specializes in arthroscopic surgery of the elbow, knee and shoulder. 
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"Proper conditioning and techniques are key,"
Dr. George Caldwell.

Specializing in arthroscopic surgery of elbows, knees and shoulders.

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