Dr. Francis Tindall, MD

Dr. Francis Tindall, MD

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Age 78
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Dr. Francis Tindall, MD is a orthopedic specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1968 and specializes in non-surgical orthopedics and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5620 E Bell Rd

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
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Top Care Areas

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

Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Tindall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tindall "Dr. Tindall has been practicing orthopedic surgery since 1974 and is a board certified orthopedic surgeon in both Canada and the United States. After completing his undergraduate work and medical school education at Queens University in Kingston Ontario, Canada, Dr. Tindall went on to complete his postgraduate work and orthopedic residency training in Ottawa Ontario, Canada and Queens University Hospital in Kingston Ontario, Canada. Dr. Tindall moved to Phoenix in 1985 and founded Arizona Bone and Joint Specialists shortly thereafter. Dr. Tindall is particularly interested in Sports Medicine, Trauma, and Joint Replacement Surgery, and is proud to have medically consulted with the Arizona State University Hockey Team, The American Track and Field Association and served on the board of the United States of America Track and Field Doping Hearing Board."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tindall "To help people achieve health for life."

2  Specialties

  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

87  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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5  Procedures

  • Injection
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedic Procedure
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (6/4/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Queen's University, Kingston,Canada
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Queen's University Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Foothills Hospital Calgary
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Queen's University Hospital, Kingston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Tindall has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Tindall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tindall's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tindall to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Tindall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I am a first-time patient of Dr. Tindall and OrthoArizona. Wow, ... am I impressed! I arrived for my appointment in the afternoon on time and I was seen promptly. His front office staff are courteous. His Med. Asst. (Annalisia) is amazing! Dr. Tindall has great bedside manners. He took the time to...more
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Dr. Tindall repaired an injury on my right foot. The surgery was very similar to bunion surgery. He told me he would remove 4 bone spurs. Now the big toe is crooked. I can't touch the floor with my toe. He only removed 2 bone spurs. I still get shooting pains in the foot. My toe is shorter than...more
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