Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.D. from Western Reserve University. In 1956, pulling the No. 6 oar as a member of the victorious United States rowing team, he was awarded a gold medal at the Olympic Games. He was trained as a surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic and at St. George’s Hospital in London. In 1968, as an Army surgeon in Vietnam, he was awarded the Bronze Star.
His scientific publications number over 150, “The Best Doctors in America” 1994-1995 published by Woodward and White cites Dr. Esselstyn’s surgical expertise in ...See All
Member of the 1956 United States Olympic Team, awarded Gold Medal in 8-Oared Rowing Event
President - Nu Sigma Nu Medical Fraternity, 1960 .
Bronze Star, Vietnam Campaign, May 1968
President - Cleveland Surgical Society, 1983
President - Medical Staff Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1977-78
Member of the Board of Trustees, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1981-1983
Member of Board of Governors, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1979-1984
President - Rupert Turnbull Society, 1982-1983
President - Cleveland Clinic Surgical Society, 1984
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Medical Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve ...See All