Dr. Antonio Caycedo is the chief of colorectal surgery at the Orlando Health Colon and Rectal Institute. He has more than a decade of experience treating patients in several countries and is considered a pioneer in his field. He is an expert in:
- Colorectal surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Transanal total mesorectal excision
Dr. Caycedo is credited with bringing transanal minimally invasive surgery, or TAMIS, to Canada, and he is also considered one of the first physicians to bring transanal total mesorectal excision (taTME) to the country.
The possibility of changing someone's life empowers him to do more for his patients.
Dr. Caycedo’s Training
Dr. Caycedo received his medical training from El Bosque University in Bogota, Colombia. He also completed a residency in general surgery in Colombia before traveling to Canada to receive a second general surgery residency at the University of Ottawa and a fellowship in colorectal surgery at Western University. The University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom also granted Dr. Caycedo a master's degree in clinical research.
About Dr. Caycedo
Dr. Caycedo comes to Orlando from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, where he is still an associate professor. He also retains a cross appointment as a clinical researcher at the Health Sciences Research Institute in Northern Ontario.
Dr. Caycedo is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Canadian Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He received board certification in both general surgery and colorectal surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is also a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
He is on the editorial boards for several surgical journals and has been published more than 50 times in various peer-reviewed medical journals on topics that include colorectal cancer, TAMIS, taTME and robotic colorectal surgery.
As someone who believes physical activity is a crucial part of staying healthy, Dr. Caycedo enjoys exercising and cooking when he’s not at work. He is fluent in English and Spanish.