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Franklin Evaristo Caldera, D.O., M.B.A

Franklin Evaristo Caldera, D.O., M.B.A

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact information
1800 Lombard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215 833 2916
BS (Biology)
Binghamton University, 1998.
MBA (Business Administration)
New York Institute of Technology, 2002.
DO (Osteopathic Medicine)
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Appointed Assistant Director of PM&R consult service at University of Pennsylvania where my responsibilities include seeing patients and overseeing consults and assuring proper placement. Being point of contact for several services to assure expedient transfer to proper rehab facilities. Teaching residents about general rehab topics such as TBI, SCI, and neuromuscular medicine

Appointed assistant professor of PM&R. I have a subspecialty in Pain Medicine and am a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. I also have expertise in performing Diagnostic and intervention Musculoskeletal Ultrasound along with fluoroscopic guided lumbar spine interventions. I also perform nerve conduction studies and EMG to help diagnose patients with nerve pathologies.

Selected Publications

Caldera F, Woojin Kim: Left sided groin pain and Left sided lower abdominal pain. AAPM&R Case of the Month, MSK Case #27. July 2127, http://me.e-aapmr.org/CaseStudies.aspx. July 2012.

Caldera F, Song J.: Chiari I malformation in a young man with neck pain. ConsultantLive;http://www.consultantlive.com/nervous-system-diseases/content/article/10162/2046148. Consultant Live, July 2012.

Caldera F, Chiara M et al.: MRI verses Ultrasound for acute hamstring tear. PMRJournal. 4(2): 154-5, February 2012.

Caldera F., Nguyen, P.: Pectoralis Major Tear. Consultant 49(1): 62-63, January 2009.

Caldera F., Han, X., : Pott's Disease in a patient with low back pain. Consultant 2008 Notes: Accepted pending publication in 2008.

Caldera F, Ortega K. : Quadriceps tendinosis with partial tear. Consultant 46(6): 686-687, May 2006.

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Last updated: 01/14/2013
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