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  • Des Moines University, Des Moines, Iowa – DO
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center – Fellowship in Gastroenterology
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin – MS in Clinical Investigation 

Professional Activities

Dr. Freddy Caldera is a faculty member in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology within the Department of Medicine. He is a recipient of the 2016 American Gastroenterology Association’s Certificate of Recognition Early Stage Investigator Award and is Medical Director of the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation of America Patient Support Group. Dr. Caldera is a member of many professional organizations including the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Society for Gastroenterology Endoscopy. He is also a journal reviewer for Digestive Disease Science, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Crohn’s & Colitis 360 and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Caldera’s clinical expertise is in inflammatory bowel disease which includes Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis and pouchitis.


View Dr. Freddy Caldera’s publications on NCBI My Bibliography

Dr. Caldera is a physician-scientist whose research interest is evaluating the risk of vaccine-preventable illness in immunosuppressed patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). His research is also focused on evaluating the response to vaccines in immunosuppressed patients with IBD.