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Meet Dr. Calcote

Dr. Calcote
Dr. Calcote

Dr. Lynn J. Calcote

Double Board-Certified Proctologist

Dr. Lynn J. Calcote is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He treats the whole spectrum of anorectal diseases, with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery using laparoscopic technology. 

Dr. Calcote graduated with high honors from South Dakota State University and obtained his M.D. at the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency program. He later pursued subspecialty training, gaining acceptance into a competitive fellowship position at the University of Southern California’s colorectal surgery training program.

Along with employing his medical expertise to serve patients, Dr. Calcote emphasizes educating patients on measures they can take to improve their health long-term, such as dietary modification and proper stooling techniques. He prioritizes patient safety and disease eradication, privileging non-surgical techniques but ultimately pursuing what will effectuate the best results.

Education & Training

Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, 2013
University of Southern California

Residency in General Surgery
Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program

Internship in General Surgery
Rush University Medical Center

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree, 2003
Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota

Bachelor’s Degree; Graduated with High Honors, 1998
South Dakota State University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Medical Licensure

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)


McDaniel DO, Hamilton J, Brock M, May W, Calcote L, Tee LY, Vick L, Newman DB, Vick K, Harrison S, Timberlake G, Toevs C. Molecular analysis of inflammatory markers in trauma patients at risk of postinjury complications. J Trauma. 2007;63(1):147-57; discussion 157-8.


Dr. Calcote enjoys spending time with his family, cycling the sunny Arizona mountains and roads, and keeping keen at the shooting range.