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George Caldwell, Jr MD
orthopedic surgeon in
Sports Medicine specializing
in arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee.
One of the top
sports medicine surgeons in the nation.
Subspeciality certified in Sports Medicine
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 Reconstuction
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
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.
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. Read the full interview here.
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)
Selected “Castle Connolly Top Doctor” for an impressive 19 years