Dr. Caldwell was born and raised in Los Angeles. Before college graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, he spent one year hitch-hiking across Europe, the Middle East, and India. Dr. Caldwell and his wife Donna Sund met during their Family Practice training program, then moved with their daughter to Crescent City in 1984. Doctors Caldwell and Sund built Redwood Medical Offices in 1991, where they continue to operate Del Norte County’s largest Family Practice clinic. Their three children left the area to attend college, later returning to the community to build their own careers. Dr. Caldwell was named Business Person of the Year by the Crescent City Chamber of Commerce in 2011, and Healthcare Provider of the Year on numerous occasions. He is a current Board member of the Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation, and an elected member of the Del Norte Healthcare District Board since 2008.