Scott Caulkins, MD

Scott Caulkins, MD

4.7 out of 5 (322 patient ratings)

2405 Research Pkwy.
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

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Phone: 1-719-522-1133
Fax: 1-719-268-2811

Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

Scott joined the Family Medicine team at Optum’s East office in July 2016 after retiring from the Air Force as Lieutenant Colonel. He brings over 20 years’ experience in family and urgent care medicine with him and is a welcome addition to our primary care team! When he’s not busy providing top-quality health care to our patients, Dr. Caulkins enjoys spending time with his family as well as Taekwondo, woodworking, and hiking.


1997ResidencyMalcolm Grow MCAndrews AFB, Maryland
1995InternshipMalcolm Grow MCAndrews AFB, Maryland
1994MDUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
1990BS, ZoologyBrigham Young University


2016 - PresentPhysicianOptum
2013 - 2016PhysicianUSAF Academy Family Health Clinic
2006 - 2012PhysicianHurlburt Field Family Practice ClinicFlorida
2005 - 2006Air Force Special Operations Flight SurgeonHurlburt FieldFlorida
2002 - 2005Medical DirectorEglin AFB Family Health ClinicFlorida
2001Chief of the Medical StaffKunsan ABKorea
1997 - 2001Staff PhysicianEglin AFB Family Health ClinicFlorida


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Dr. Caulkins always listens to all my concerns. He is a great doctor. His MA Heather always responds very quickly when i have questions.
I have never been disappointed with care or orders just the waiting one time not long ago I waited over an hour then was asked if I wanted to reschedule for another day
Dr Caulkins is exceptional. He is knowledgeable, extremely thorough and empathetic. I only wish he was still accepting patients as I would love to recommend him to my closest friends.
Dr seemed to not want to care for me or want to listen to what I needed because he was not my pcp. He said he was sending a referral and if I would have not called a week later it would have never been sent.
I wish I could make him my primary
Dr. Caulkins is the best doctor, he is kind and very understanding.
Dr Caulkin is good. I come 25 miles to see him.
Dr Caulkins is great
He is the best doctor. Both my wife and I are very happy to have him as our primary care. He is kind, knowledgeable and caring.
Dr Caulkins is absolutely a kind, caring and great listener!
DR Caulkins is a great Dr. He is very attentive and I NEVER feel rushed.
I went to Optum Urgent Care of Fillmore and Union to find out I needed to go to ER since they don't do any testing over at the location
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