Kurt Spindler, MD
Treatment & Services
- Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
- Center for Pediatric Sports Health
- Joint Injections
- Joint Preservation
- Joint Preservation Center
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Surgery
- Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
- Sports Medicine
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- ACL Injury
- Acute Sports Injuries
- Athletic Knee Injury
- Knee Cartilage Injury
- Knee Injuries
- Knee Ligament Injuries
- Meniscal Tears
- Musculoskeletal Injuries In Athletes
- Runner's Knee
- Sports Injuries
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Sports medicine, knee ligament (ACL) reconstruction, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, evaluation and treatment of sports musculoskeletal injuries
Research & Publications
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As of 6/23/2022, Dr. Spindler has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Spindler receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Advanced Clinical
- NovoPedics, Inc.
Royalty Payments. Dr. Spindler receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:
Right to Future Distribution of Cleveland Clinic Financial Interest. Dr. Spindler may receive future financial benefits from the Cleveland Clinic for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:
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99 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022
The doctor was amazing, he treated my daughter with respect and helped her understand the pain and why it was happening.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2022
Dr.Spindler was excellent..
Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022
Dr. Spindler is friendly and courteous. He listens to you and advises you medically. I will refer family members/friends to him.
Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022
Dr is awesome he listens and give great advice
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022
Glad to have the dr.taking me as a patient.
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022
Dr. Spindler explained condition and best line of treatment much better than orthopedic office in MD where I originally had MRI/diagnosis. Appreciated the online questionnaire he had me complete to determine - approximately - what my particular outcome/satisfaction would be if/when proceeding with his reccomended treatment.
Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022
Doctor expressed concern for my situation, examined thoroughly, demonstrated expertise in his field, and explained the plan of action.
Reviewed on Feb 3, 2022
Dr Spindler was excellent and very professional. And extremely helpful and caring to my Issues with my knee.
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021
Dr. Spindler was perhaps the best physician I've dealt with, professional, very competent, caring and knowledgeable. On top of that my surgery was a breeze and the recovery is going amazingly well.
Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021
I liked dr Spindler. He's funny and a good listener.
Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021
A very pleasent visit with Dr. Spindler. Was very knowledgeable about my knee problems, and explained the plan we would take. Made a followup appointment after my therapy to check If my knee had improved. I am very confident that he will help my knee problem.
Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021
Execellent care by Dr. Spindler.
Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021
Amazing doctor who spent time with me listening to my issues, examining me & go over & explaining options.
Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021
Dr. Spindler is fantastic!
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