Our Doctors and Practitioners

Shindle, Michael, MD

Michael  Shindle

Magna Cum Laude, University of Delaware, Newark, DE


Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City


Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City


Foot and Ankle Surgery, Oakland Bone and Joint Specialists, Oakland, CA ; Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery

Board Certification:

Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations:

Morristown Medical Center; Overlook Medical Center



I am accepting new patients.

Personal Notes:

Michael K. Shindle, MD, has expertise in sports medicine-related injuries of the shoulder and knee as well as foot and ankle surgery. His training and experience allow him to provide comprehensive care for athletes, including those who participate in professional, collegiate, high school, and recreational sports.

Dr. Shindle is Team Physician for the National Hockey League New Jersey Devils, consultant for the National Football League New York Giants, Team Physcian for the Major League Soccer New York Red Bulls, Team Physician for USA Hockey, Team Physician for Fairleigh Dickenson University, and Coach with the New Jersey Colonials. 

Dr. Shindle was recently designated Head Team Physician for the USA Hockey Mens National Team at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada. A USA Hockey certified coach, he recently completed the highest level of training at the USA Hockey Continuing Education Program in Washington DC. Although there are approximately 60,000 USA hockey-certified coaches, only 3% of them have obtained the Level-5 recognition Dr. Shindle earned in Washington, DC.

Dr. Shindle covered the 2011 US Men's National Select Hockey Team that competed at the Deutschland Cup in Munich. He has been Assistant Coach for the Madison High School Varsity Ice Hockey Team in Madison, New Jersey, and he was a graduate assistant coach and captain for the University of Delaware Ice Hockey Team.

Dr. Shindle's research interests are primarily devoted to  rotator cuff repair, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, distal biceps repair, articular cartilage injuries, and sports foot and ankle injuries. He is the author 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

Dr. Shindle has delivered more than 60 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. He is listed in the New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs" listings.

Dr. Shindle is a native of Madison, New Jersey.