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Caleb Nelson, MD, MPH

Caleb Nelson, MD, MPH

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Co-Director, Kidney Stone Program; Director of Quality and Safety; Associate in UrologyAssistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Primary Office Location: Boston Children's HospitalDepartment of Urology300 Longwood AvenueHunnewell, 3rd FloorBoston, Massachusetts 02115

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  • Medical Services

    Departments/Divisions

    Urology

    Services/Programs

    Advanced Fetal Care Center

    Andrology Program

    Center for Robotic Surgery

    Kidney Stone Center

    Perinatal Urology

    Neurourology Program

    Vesicoureteral Reflux

    Voiding Improvement Program

  • Specialties

    Pediatric Urology

    Robotic Surgery

    Minimally Invasive Surgery

    Kidney Stone Surgery

  • Education

    Undergraduate

    Dartmouth College, 1992

    Hanover, NH

    Medical School

    Duke University School of Medicine, 1997

    Durham, NC

    Graduate School

    University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2003

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Internship, Surgery

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 1997-1998

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Residency, Urology

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 1998-2002

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Residency, Chief Urology Resident

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 2002-2003

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Fellowship, Clinical Research Training Program

    University of Michigan Hospitals, 2003-2004

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Fellowship, Pediatric Urology

    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004-2006

    Baltimore, MD

  • Certifications

    American Board of Urology - Urology and Pediatric Urology

  • Professional History

    Caleb P. Nelson, MD, MPH is board-certified in urology with a certification in pediatric urology. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract problems, vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, and kidney stones. He is Co-Director of the Pediatric Kidney Stone Program and the Vesicoureteral Reflux Program at Boston Children’s.

    He attended the Duke University School of Medicine, receiving his MD in 1997. He completed a urology residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center, one of the top urology programs in the country. During this time, he also completed the Michigan Urology Clinical Research Training Program and received Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

    After developing an interest in pediatric urology, he completed a 2-year pediatric urology fellowship under Dr. John Gearhart at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. In 2006 he began his current position in the Department of Urology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and as an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

    Dr. Nelson’s research focuses on clinical and epidemiological research in critical areas of pediatric urology, and quality of care in pediatric surgery and medicine. He was a co-principal investigator (PI) of the NIH-funded RIVUR study, a landmark clinical trial for treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. He has published over 100 papers in the urology literature, and is also an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Urology, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of the Pediatric Section of the Journal of Urology. He also serves as the Director of Safety and Quality for the Department of Urology.

  • Research

    Articles on PubMed.org authored or co-authored by Dr. Nelson with Surgical Outcomes, Research in health services and surgical quality

    • Departments/Divisions
    • Urology
    • Services/Programs
    • Advanced Fetal Care Center
    • Andrology Program
    • Center for Robotic Surgery
    • Kidney Stone Center
    • Perinatal Urology
    • Neurourology Program
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    • Voiding Improvement Program
  • Pediatric Urology

    Robotic Surgery

    Minimally Invasive Surgery

    Kidney Stone Surgery

  • Undergraduate

    Dartmouth College, 1992

    Hanover, NH

    Medical School

    Duke University School of Medicine, 1997

    Durham, NC

    Graduate School

    University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2003

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Internship, Surgery

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 1997-1998

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Residency, Urology

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 1998-2002

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Residency, Chief Urology Resident

    University of Michigan Medical Center, 2002-2003

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Fellowship, Clinical Research Training Program

    University of Michigan Hospitals, 2003-2004

    Ann Arbor, MI

    Fellowship, Pediatric Urology

    The Brady Urological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004-2006

    Baltimore, MD

  • American Board of Urology - Urology and Pediatric Urology

  • Caleb P. Nelson, MD, MPH is board-certified in urology with a certification in pediatric urology. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract problems, vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis, and kidney stones. He is Co-Director of the Pediatric Kidney Stone Program and the Vesicoureteral Reflux Program at Boston Children’s.

    He attended the Duke University School of Medicine, receiving his MD in 1997. He completed a urology residency at the University of Michigan Medical Center, one of the top urology programs in the country. During this time, he also completed the Michigan Urology Clinical Research Training Program and received Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

    After developing an interest in pediatric urology, he completed a 2-year pediatric urology fellowship under Dr. John Gearhart at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. In 2006 he began his current position in the Department of Urology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and as an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

    Dr. Nelson’s research focuses on clinical and epidemiological research in critical areas of pediatric urology, and quality of care in pediatric surgery and medicine. He was a co-principal investigator (PI) of the NIH-funded RIVUR study, a landmark clinical trial for treatment of vesicoureteral reflux. He has published over 100 papers in the urology literature, and is also an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Urology, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of the Pediatric Section of the Journal of Urology. He also serves as the Director of Safety and Quality for the Department of Urology.

  • Articles on PubMed.org authored or co-authored by Dr. Nelson with Surgical Outcomes, Research in health services and surgical quality

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