Dr. Dwight Tyndall, MD

Dr. Dwight Tyndall, MD

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Dr. Dwight Tyndall, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Munster, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

730 45th Ave

Munster, IN 46321

Contact Information

(219) 924-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tyndall performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Tyndall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tyndall "Dr.Tyndall is a leader in the new fields of OutPatient Spine Surgery and Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS). He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at Stanford University Medical Center and his Spine Surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). He is very active in developing new innovative spine surgery techniques and devices for OutPatient Spine Surgery (OPSS) and Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS). He often gives lectures and teaching demonstrations about these new techniques. He is strong believer in non-operative treatments for most Spine conditions and a strong proponent of the exciting new fields of : Outpatient Spine Surgery (OPSS) by which the patient can have a procedure done in an outpatient setting and return home the same day. Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS) which allows for smaller and less painful incisions "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tyndall "We consider all patients to be unique and therefore deserve individual and personalized care. "

3  Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • New York University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyndall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tyndall's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tyndall to family and friends
72 total reviews (32 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Tyndall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (32)

Dr. Tyndall is knowledgeable, skillful, competent and compassionate. He listens and treats the you as the patient rather than only factoring in the condition. I was excellently satisfied with his service.
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Great doctor and great staff.
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The best experience ever. I was very nervous going into the surgery (microdiscetomy), Dr Tyndall and his staff were truly one of the best health care staff ive ever witnessed. Dr Tyndalls surgery was a success and i have not had any complications after and my back has never been better. Carrie his...more
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Dr. Tyndall is the best! I have a the xlif and alif procedure done in 2009 and still going strong with no problems! He has done surgeries on both of my son's. He is very honest and very thorough. He will do whatever it takes to help you! And his nurse Carrie is awesome! You guys rock and deserve 10...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Tyndall’s for almost 10 years and I believe that he is the Best Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has done 3 of my surgeries and he was the only doctor to discover that I had disorder that affected my brain. Thankfully for Dr. Tyndall my neurosurgeon said I was a very lucky...more
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