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Coastal Connecticut's leading provider of advanced & minimally invasive GI procedures surrounding colonoscopy and endoscopy.

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Cary A. Caldwell, MD

General gastroenterology, liver disease, hepatitis C, medical evaluation liver transplantation, clinical trials

Education & Training

Specialty:

Internal Medicine

 

Sub-specialty:

Gastroenterology

 

Undergraduate:

Bates College, Lewiston, ME, BS

 

Medical:

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Internship & Residency:

Yale New Haven Hospital

 

Fellowship:

Gastroenterology - University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

United Network Organ Sharing - Certified Transplant Hepatology

 

Professional Affiliations:

American Association for the Study of Liver Disease

 

Dr. Caldwell graduated from Bates College in Maine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.   He then trained in Internal Medicine, completing his Internship and Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, following which he completed a Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease at the University of Michigan Medical Center, focusing in Transplant Hepatology and becoming UNOS (United Network Organ Sharing) certified.  Thereafter he was a member of the full time faculty in the Gastroenterology Division at Barnes Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine,  where he later  became co-director of Transplant Hepatology at Barnes.    He returned to New Haven, Connecticut in 1998 where he joined the practice of Connecticut Gastroenterology Consultants (CGC) for the past 17 years, working both at CGC as well as part time at Yale New Haven Transplant Center (YNHTC) with an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine.    

 

Dr. Caldwell practices Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplant Hepatology, and is board certified in both Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology.   A member of the ACG (American College of Gastroenterology), AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Disease), and AST (American Society of Transplant), he serves on numerous committees including the Connecticut chapter of ALF (American Liver Foundation)  and the organization Donate Life.     

 

Dr. Caldwell sees patients with gastrointestinal and liver disorders, including those individuals with cirrhosis in need of a liver transplant as well as patients who have undergone transplantation.  He has a particular interest in Nutrition in gastrointestinal and liver disorders, having spent a year in graduate school at Tufts University School of Nutrition.   Dr. Caldwell sees patients with a wide variety of liver disorders such as Hepatitis C, Fatty Liver, Alcohol, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Hemochromatosis, Medication Hepatotoxicity, etc. 

 

Dr. Caldwell performs procedures of Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy, Liver biopsy and Fibroscan.  The latter is a safe and noninvasive FDA-approved device using a technique of transient elastography to measure the “stiffness” or fibrosis of the liver, which in many instances can substitute for a liver biopsy in the measurement of fibrosis.    Patients with general gastrointestinal or liver conditions can make an appointment to be seen in either the New Haven or Guilford CGC offices, where Dr. Caldwell practices 5 days per week.