Orthopedic Surgeon Michael Shindle, MD, Joins SMG

Last updated: Jan 04, 2011, 11:01 AM

Summit Medical Group is pleased to welcome Michael K. Shindle, MD, to its Orthopedics staff. Dr. Shindle has expertise in foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine-related injuries of the knee and shoulder.

Dr. Shindle has been Assistant Team Physician for the NFL New York Giants and MLS New York Red Bulls. An associate member of the USA Hockey Coaching Education Program, Dr. Shindle also has been Assistant Coach for the Madison High School Varsity Ice Hockey Team in Madison, New Jersey, and Graduate Assistant Coach and Captain for the University of Delaware Ice Hockey Team in Newark.

Dr. Shindle earned his BA magna cum laude at the University of Delaware and he earned his MD at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. During medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship in surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and he completed his residency in surgery at the US News and World Report top-ranked Hospital for Special Surgery, both in New York City. Dr. Shindle completed his fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery and he completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery with Roger Mann, MD, in Oakland, California.

Dr. Shindle's research interests are primarily devoted to sports foot and ankle injuries, rotator cuff repair, and articular cartilage injuries. He is the coauthor of articles, abstracts, and book chapters on these and related topics, some of which are published in prestigious, peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Journal of Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy.

A gifted speaker, Dr. Shindle has delivered more than 21 local, regional, national, and international invited presentations in his field. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, among others. 

Dr. Shindle is a native of Madison, New Jersey, where he lives with his family.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Shindle
or another physician with Summit Medical Group Orthopedics
please call 908-277-8800.