Lindsey S. Caldwell, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Primary Office
01078 JPP
200 Hawkins DR
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Bachelor of arts in Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
MD, SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
Resident, SUNY Stony Brook Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Resident, University of Rochester Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Fellow, Hand and Upper Limb, University of Massachusetts Hand Surgery Fellowship

Licensure and Certifications

Certification of Sub specialty in Surgery of the Hand - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Iowa Medical License


Schippers, S., Hajewski, C., Glass, N. & Caldwell, L. (2018). Single Forearm Vessel Injury in a Perfused Hand: Repair or Ligate? A Systematic Review. Iowa Orthopedic Journal, 38, 159. PMID: 30104940.

Compton, J., Owens, J., Day, M. & Caldwell, L. (2018). Systematic Review of Tendon Transfer Versus Nerve Transfer for the Restoration of Wrist Extension in Isolated Traumatic Radial Nerve Palsy. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons Global Research and Reviews, 2(4), 001. DOI: 10.5435/JAAOSGlobal-D-18-00001.

Tofte, J., Caldwell, L. (2017). Detection of Retained Foreign Objects in Upper Extremity Surgical Procedures with Incisions of Two Centimeters or Smaller. Iowa Orthopedic Journal, 37, 189-192. PMID: 28852356.

Caldwell, L. S., Chan, C. M., Sanders, J. S. & Gorczyca, J. T. (2017). Detection of Femoral Neck Fractures in Pediatric Patients with Femoral Shaft Fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 37(3), 164-167. PMID: 27261972.

Caldwell, L. S., Cooper, A. R. & Elfar, J. C. (2014). A novel arthroscopic inside-out repair technique for PASTA lesions. Arthroscopic Techniques, 3(5), 565-570. PMID: 25473607.