George Caldwell, Jr., MD

George Caldwell, Jr., MD

Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine

PHONE: 954-792-1010

 | FAX: 954-792-1199

PHONE: 954-792-1010


Practicing since : 1988
Specialty : Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Language(s) : English

Education & Certifications

Board Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
Subspeciality Certification in Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Medical School
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

The Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical School, New York, NY – Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kantonsspital Friborg, Friborg, Switzerland – International Shoulder and Trauma
University of Pittsburgh, Department of Orthopaedics Pittsburgh, PA – Sports Medicine and Shoulder

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Tenet Florida Physician Services, Fort Lauderdale, FL 2016 – Present

Co-Director of Sports Medicine, Broward Health Physician Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Holy Cross Medical Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Health South Physician Practice Management, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

  • Advanced Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Repair and Cartilage Surgery
  • Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Shoulder Labrum and Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Sports Medicine

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Executive Committee Member, NFL Team Physicians Society

Member, Major League Baseball Physicians

Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America

Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Honors & Awards

Honors and Awards

  • America’s Top Orthopedists (Consumers’ Research Council of America) | 2010-2015
  • Leading Physicians of the World (The International Association of Healthcare Prof.) | 2010-2015
  • Top Doctors, Gold Coast Magazine | 2008 – 2016
  • Florida Super Doctors | 2008-2016 Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association | 1995
  • Fellowship Research Award, University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine | 1994
  • Cum Laude, Princeton University | 1984

Diseases & Conditions

Diseases & Conditions

  • Elbow Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries

Treatments & Procedures

Treatments & Procedures

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Elbow & Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair
  • Cartilage Restoration
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Meniscus Surgery

Florida Institute of Orthopaedic Surgical Specialists

2307 W Broward Blvd
Ste 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312


Location Details

If you believe you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using fresh frozen allograft tissue; classification, indications, techniques, results and controversies

By: Johnson D, Caldwell GL, Harner CH, Swenson T, Maday M, Fu FH|Date: January 27, 2016|Source: Orthopaedic Transactions 3, 1994

Elbow problems in the athlete

By: Caldwell GL, Safran MR|Date: January 27, 2016|Source: Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 1995; 26-3: 465- 485

Fungal Infection Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Replacement: A Case Report

By: Caldwell GL, Allen AA, Fu FH|Date: January 27, 2002|Source: Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 1994; 2: 152-163

Upper Extremity Reconstruction

By: Warner, JP, Caldwell, GL and Gerber, C: Cuff Tears and Impingement. James H. Herndon, M.D.(ed.)|Date: January 01, 1999|Source: Appleton & Lange, East Norwalk, 43-76, 1999

Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity

By: Safran, MR, Caldwell, GL, and Fu, FH: Chronic Instability of the Elbow. Clayton A Primer, M.D.(ed)|Date: January 23, 1994|Source: McGraw-Hill, New York, 467-490, 1994

D. Johnson has surgery, targets PGA fall slate

By: Bob Harig | Date: September 13, 2019 | Source:

Dr. George Caldwell operates on 20-time PGA Tour winner Dustin Johnson

By: Angie Stewart | Date: September 9, 2019 | Source: Becker’s Spine & Orthopedic Review

Hyde: A good step in the opioid crisis | Commentary

By: Dave Hyde | Date: June 7, 2018 | Source: Sun-Sentinel

Dr. George Caldwell Jr. discusses shoulder injuries prior to NFL Draft and reports of MLB pitcher Madison Bumgarner’s shoulder sprain

By: Joe Colella, host of Joe and Kokell Show, ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM Radio | Date: April 28, 2017 | Source: ESPN West Palm 106.3 FM RadioWest Palm Beach, Fla

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