Anthony A. Caldamone ’81M (Res)
A nationally recognized pediatric urologist, Dr. Anthony Caldamone is director of the urology residency program and professor of surgery (urology) and pediatrics at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Caldamone serves as chief of pediatric urology at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, as attending surgeon at Rhode Island Hospital, and as consulting surgeon at Women & Infants Hospital.
Dr. Caldamone received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 1972 and earned his masters and medical degrees from The Brown University School of Medicine in 1975. He spent the next six years at the University of Rochester, where he was an instructor and fellow in surgery, pediatrics, and urologic surgery at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. During that time, he completed internships in surgery and pediatrics, a residency in urology, and served as chief resident for one year, all at Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Caldamone subsequently completed his fellowship in pediatric urology at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. In 1982, he was a consultant in pediatric urology at the Hospital for Sick Children and honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Urology in London. The following year, Dr. Caldamone accepted a post at Case Western Reserve University as director of pediatric urology, assistant professor in pediatrics, and assistant professor in surgery. He returned to Brown in 1986 to serve as associate professor in surgery, urology, and pediatrics at his alma mater. In 1993, Dr. Caldamone became the first Brown University School of Medicine graduate to be appointed full professor at the institution.
A past trustee of Physicians for Peace Foundation, Dr. Caldamone has traveled on multiple medical missions to Bangladesh, the Middle East, and South America. He is a member and past board chair of Komedyplast, a nonprofit international organization of volunteer medical professionals who provide care for children with congenital anomalies. The author of more than 186 articles and chapters, Dr. Caldamone is editor-in-chief of Dialogues in Pediatric Urology and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pediatric Urology.
Active in many professional organizations, Dr. Caldamone is a member of the American Urological Association and serves on the examination committee for the American Board of Urology. He is executive secretary of the Pediatric Urology Advisory Council and former president of the Society of Pediatric Urology. Locally, Dr. Caldamone is past president of the Brown Medical Alumni Association and of the Rhode Island Urological Society. He was peer-selected as one of America’s Top Doctors by U.S. News & World Report in 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, and 2011.
Dr. Caldamone and his wife, Barbara, live in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. They have two children, Amy and Matthew.