Bio -  Dr. Caleb Calkins, MD, MBA

Caleb Calkins, MD is focused on optimum health for his patients and is proud to have joined the Defy team. Dr. Calkins believes in taking a proactive approach to medicine, focusing on maintaining an appropriate balance of nutrition, hormones and fitness.

Dr. Calkins completed his bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in nutritional science at the University of Florida. While there he was involved with research focused on the benefits of a ketogenic diet improving epilepsy. He received his medical degree from St. Matthews University, and subsequently performed his internship and residency at Tulane University/East Jefferson General hospital Family Medicine Residency Program in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, he received a Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Throughout his education and experience Dr. Calkins sees the benefit of using multiple modalities to improve patient outcomes. He is dedicated to finding the root causes of his patient’s symptoms and the appropriate treatment regimens for complete wellness.

Dr. Calkins has lived in multiple states and currently lives on Clearwater Beach, Florida with his wife. He loves traveling, enjoying the beach, boating and most recently learning to play the guitar. He enjoys living in the Tampa Bay area and looks forward to a long career helping his patients throughout the United States.