Dr. Paul E. Caldwell is a member of the Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Team at Tuckahoe Orthopaedics. He is a Richmond native and received his medical degree from Medical College of Virginia. After completing his internship and residency, he was selected to attend a fellowship in Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery at Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Jackson, MS. (A fellowship is an extra year of specialized training that a physician chooses to pursue after completing medical school and residency training.)
Dr. Caldwell and his medical staff primarily treat patients with shoulder, elbow, and knee injuries. His patients range in age from the younger athlete with traumatic sports injuries to the more mature patient with repetitive injuries. He also treats injured workers. The majority of injuries can be treated with rehabilitation, but will occasionally require minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery. The arthroscopic procedures that he most often performs are ACL reconstruction and meniscal surgery of the knee, as well as, rotator cuff and labral repairs of the shoulder.
Dr. Caldwell has a passion for education and takes an active role in training the next generation of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgeons. On the local level, he is president of the Orthopaedic Research of Virginia fellowship, which is one of the largest Arthroscopy & Sports Medicine fellowship programs on the East Coast. On the national and international level, he also serves as a Master Instructor for the Arthroscopy Association of North America at the AANA Learning Center in Chicago. Dr. Caldwell also has a passion for tennis. He serves as one of the physicians for the annual ATP/WTA Citi Open Professional Tennis Tournament, as well as, serving on the board of the Society for Tennis Medicine.
“I believe that knowledgeable patients make the best decisions. I try to explain every step of the diagnostic process … so my patients understand their condition and the various treatment approaches available.”
Dr. Caldwell attended Collegiate School and also Wake Forest University, where he was a member of the tennis team. He enjoys working with student athletes and is pleased to provide medical coverage to Collegiate, St. Christopher’s School and Hermitage High School. He understands how important it is to stay active as the body ages, and he continues to enjoy tennis, biking, weight lifting, and playing with his children!
St. Mary’s Office
1501 Maple Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
13700 St. Francis Boulevard
Midlothian, VA 23114
- See Video of Dr. Caldwell Performing Arthroscopic Surgery: ORV Arthroscopic Transosseous Bony Bankart Repair
- See Video of Dr. Caldwell Performing Arthroscopic Surgery: ORV Arthroscopic Reduction and Internal Fixation of Tibial Eminence Fractures
- See Video of Dr. Caldwell Performing Arthroscopic Surgery: Arthroscopic Treatment of Subscapularis Calcific Tendonitis
- See Video of Dr. Caldwell Performing Arthroscopic Surgery: Arthroscopic Transtendinous Modified Double-Row Suture Bridge Repair of a Bony PASTA Lesion
- See Video of Dr. Caldwell Performing Arthroscopic Surgery: Arthroscopic Saucerization and Repair of Discoid Lateral Meniscal Tear
- See Video of Dr. Calwell Performing Transosseous Medial Meniscal Root Repair Using a Modified Mason-Allen Suture Configuration
- Arthroscopic Reverse Remplissage for Posterior Instability
Posterior dislocation of the shoulder is a relatively uncommon occurrence, with a reported incidence of only 5% of shoulder dislocations. 1 Posterior dislocation is … [More]
Arthroscopic Treatment of Capitellum Osteochondritis Dissecans With Micronized Allogeneic Cartilage Scaffold
Arthroscopy of the right elbow of a young right hand–dominant overhead athlete. The anterior aspect of the radiocapitellar joint is evaluated from the anterior. [More]
Arthroscopic Debridement of the Thrower’s Shoulder: Less is More
The thrower’s shoulder has long been a topic of debate among shoulder specialists. [More]
Arthroscopic Knotless Repair of the Posterior Labrum Using Labral Tape
Arthroscopic techniques and equipment continue to be refined and subsequent new recommendations for treatment are being developed. [More]