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About Dr. Kurt P Spindler

Dr. Kurt P Spindler, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cleveland, OH. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Spindler has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

30 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kurt P Spindler is Great. Dr. Kurt P Spindler has been rated by 30 patients. From those 30 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kurt P Spindler is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center

5555 Transportation Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44125
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Specialties

Dr. Kurt P Spindler has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Kurt P Spindler has the following 9 expertise

  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Stress Fractures
  • Rupture

Board Certifications

Dr. Kurt P Spindler is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Do Not trust DR Spindler

In 2009 I made the mistake of allowing Dr Spindler do surgery on my knee because of severe pain I was having. I have Spina Bifida and never did think anything could be done about the pain. Turns out I was right and to me it was like he only did surgery on me for the money. He told me I had the worst knees he had ever seen, and when he said that I should have been smart enough to leave without him talking me in to surgery. But I wanted to continue walking so much and he swore up and down to me that he could fix me and I would be walking just like I always had. I never walked another step after he got done with me and was only left with being mad that he did surgery for the money he would get and I was left in a wheelchair. He should have been honest with me and told me there was nothing he could do, but he did it for the money and I was in no better shape after surgery than I was when I went in there to see him the first time. I did not ever believe surgery would do any good, but wanted to be able to walk like I always had, so I got suckered into believing him. He simply should not have done this to me or to anybody else.

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Five Stars

It has been 20 years since I saw Dr. Spindler , he did an all reconstruction for me . I was a 36 years old mother of 4 and scared to death .. He was awesome , compassionate and spot on with his care . Not and easy thing for me to do but he made me feel like I could do anything . 6 months of pt was rough but it was worth it in the long run .

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Five Stars

Dr. Spindler is the only one I trust to do surgery on my knees. He fixed one in 2007 and recently this year 2012. Great Doctor and he takes the time to take you through everything he is doing.

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A couple of years ago I started having trouble walking and I was born with Spina Bifida. I had always heard that after 40 yrs old people with my handicap stopped walking, so it scared me. After seeing Dr Spindler I was told that I might be wrong in all the things I had always heard and that I should try surgery. Years later I still am having more trouble walking than I ever have and the pain has never gone away. Surgery did me absolutely no good and I do not believe that Dr Spindler knew what he was talking about at all. I don't believe he had ever seen a patient with a handicap, and I don't think he had any business telling me I would be fine after surgery. He should have been honest with me and told me he had never seen a handicap patient and he should have referred me to a different dr, but instead he let my parents spend all that money and it was a big waste. (I didn't have the money myself). Losing my ability to walk was one of the most devastating things that has ever happened to me, but right along with that, Dr Spindler should have NEVER gotten my hopes up just to have those hopes shot down again. I hope I never see him again.

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Five Stars

May not be on time all the time or explain things right off the bat. However, he is the best orthopedic surgeon. Such an incredible man and has alot of insight and alot to offer to patients. He is a genius. As long as you ask questions thoroughly, you will get your thorough answer.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Cleveland Clinic Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kurt P Spindler accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
    • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Center, 5555 Transportation Blvd, Cleveland, OH

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