Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Kristin E. Caldera, DO

  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Rehabilitation Medicine (Inpatient Hospitalist)
Kristin E. Caldera, DO


As a member of UW Health's Adult Neurological Therapy Clinic, Dr. Caldera manages patients with neurologic conditions including stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, adult cerebral palsy and spina bifida and movement disorders. She evaluates and treats spasticity including the use of rehabilitation programs, medications and injections, neurogenic bowel and bladder and bracing and equipment needs, and works closely with physical, occupational, speech and swallowing therapists. In addition, Dr. Caldera works with patients with amputations in a multidisciplinary clinic.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Medical School
    • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
    • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY

    Research and publications

    Dr. Caldera's research interests include outcomes in rehabilitation and novel approaches to stroke rehabilitation.