Lindsey S. Caldwell, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
4.59 out of 5 (612 ratings)

Clinical Assistant Professor
Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
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"Helping patients get better is my favorite thing about my job. Being part of an institution that has long been a leader both in orthopedics and orthopedic education is a close second." — Lindsey S. Caldwell

Lindsey Caldwell, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in hand and upper extremity problems. After receiving her medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) - Stony Brook in New York, Dr. Caldwell also did her residency in New York at the University of Rochester before her fellowship at the University of Massachusetts.




Adult Specialties

  • Orthopedics

Special Procedures and Treatments

  • Carpal tunnel surgery
  • CMC (carpometacarpal) arthroplasty
  • Cubital tunnel surgery
  • Dupuytren's release (fasciotomy)
  • Hand fracture surgery
  • Hand nerve repair and reconstruction
  • Ligament reconstruction surgery
  • Nerve transfers
  • Proximal row carpectomy
  • Tendon reconstruction surgery
  • Tendon transfers
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist arthroplasty
  • Wrist fracture surgery
  • Wrist nerve repair and reconstruction

Diseases and Conditions

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital hand differences
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Dupuytren's contracture
  • Hand and wrist arthritis
  • Hand and wrist fractures
  • Nonunion fractures
  • Scaphoid injuries
  • Upper extremity ligament injuries
  • Upper extremity nerve injuries
  • Upper extremity tendon injuries


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242



MD, State University of New York, Stony Brook, N.Y.


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.


Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Mass.


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Overall Rating

4.59 out of 5 (612 ratings)