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  • Education

    Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, 2002

    UC Davis, MAS, Clinical Research, 2013

  • Residencies

    Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Urology, 2007

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Andrology, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Urology, American Board of Urology

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

Where I see patients (3)

    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    396 Ratings
    About our process
    Sep 02, 2023
    Best possible I feel .
    Aug 24, 2023
    Dr. Shindel has been a wealth of knowledge professional and personable. Always generous with our time.
    Aug 02, 2023
    He made me very comfortable
    Jul 28, 2023
    Excellent communicator. Took our specific circumstances into account and created appropriate care plan.
    Jul 18, 2023
    Dr shindel provided the advice I expected from an excellent physician
    Jun 27, 2023
    My situation although not life threatening is pain centric and it's complicated!
    Jun 23, 2023
    Jun 23, 2023
    Dr Shindel listens when I talk and stays focused on the subject.
    Jun 08, 2023
    Great experience from Dr. Shindel
    May 26, 2023
    I had been waiting for this appointment for a while and was expecting to discuss my upcoming prostate biopsy since this is the only appointment I had with your office before that appointment. I did a lot of research and had a bunch of questions and was told that I would need to speak to the surgeon who will do the biopsy (who turned out to be different to the one that was mentioned). I felt rushed (had less than 20 minutes) the provider knew next to nothing about my case and had not read the results of the MRI that was pertinent to my biopsy nor had he responded to an email that was sent by my colorectal surgeon a week before. If he wasn't the appropriate person for me to speak to your office should have set up the appointment with someone else.
    May 20, 2023
    I have experienced for the first time (after several years of this same procedure but from a different provider) deep bruising swelling and a lot of pain for more than one week since having undergone the treatment.
    May 16, 2023
    Wow he was really good at his job
    May 12, 2023
    Excellent experience
    Apr 21, 2023
    Dr. Shindel is an A++ doctor - I feel lucky to have him.
    Apr 20, 2023
    Consummate professional-caring listen responsive instructive thorough. In a nutshell truly outstanding.
    Apr 14, 2023
    IM HAPPY...:)
    Apr 14, 2023
    Dr. Spindel was phenomenal.
    Apr 13, 2023
    A little surprised procedure wasn't carried out under ultrasound although perhaps the provider was familiar/experienced enough that there was no additional benefit in using it.
    Mar 31, 2023
    Most certainly would recommend Dr. shindel to others. Clearly explained my situation options and his recommendations.
    Mar 31, 2023
    I wished I'd had more examination.
    Mar 28, 2023
    100% would recommend this care provider to all my friends and family for this procedure
    Mar 19, 2023
    I'm very pleased with the care provided by the doctor. I cannot recommend that anyone else try to see him though because the procedure for making an appointment is so unfathomably awful. If there's ever an opportunity to avoid UCSF for my health care needs I will take it and recommend others do the same.
    Mar 19, 2023
    Provider expressed support for my vegan diet. That was much appreciated.
    Mar 11, 2023
    After visit notes indicate "Labs ordered today" and "Complete as directed" but I can't see any directions
    Feb 19, 2023
    I am very glad my doctor's visit was with Dr Shindel -- he is the first doctor I see who knows about the condition I suffer from. He is very knowledgeable and showed great empathy toward my problems.
    Feb 15, 2023
    This was an urologist appointment. At the re reception we were not informed that an urine sample was desired. My husband (patient) wan tot the toilette emptied the bladder. Later he was asked for a urine sample... At a urologist appointment one would expect the receptionist being aware of urine samples to be collected BEFORE seeing the doctor.
    Jan 20, 2023
    I felt dismissed and am feeling worse than before. The after visit notes state he went over various options he did not go over all of these things and their risks and benefits' at all. My cholesterol is a little high and I have anxiety but this does not explain a lack of penile sensation and it is not normal. His way of framing it was that normal is subjective and my issue is an extreme not in anyway normal.
    Dec 07, 2022
    Excellent service
    Dec 02, 2022
    Very positive experience
    Nov 21, 2022
    The doctor was very helpful. I am a M.D and would rate this doctor at the top of a list...he listened he answered questions clearly and I recommend him highy.
    Nov 11, 2022
    Dr. Shindel clearly outlined his role in addressing my concerns AS WELL as referenced other allied health care providers with whom I could choose to consult.
    Nov 02, 2022
    Will highly recommend this care provider to my PCP
    Oct 24, 2022
    He was very clear and concise in explaining the possibilities and my options.
    Oct 21, 2022
    Good experience
    Oct 04, 2022
    UCSF provides excellent care
    Oct 03, 2022
    Answered my concerns suggested future proceedings
    Oct 02, 2022
    Dr. Shindel is terrific: listens to concerns expains medical matters thoroughly in an easy-to-comprehend way clearly knows his field deeply and is kind.
    Sep 23, 2022
    No issues
    Sep 20, 2022
    Very calm straightforward and clear.
    Sep 16, 2022
    Very Good Experience and conducted professionally. Staff was very courteous.
    Sep 07, 2022
    Aug 26, 2022
    Care provider was very specific in replying to my questions and appeared to be very knowledgeable and trustworthy
    Aug 19, 2022
    The doctor explained things very well to me
    Jul 20, 2022
    I don't make recommendations
    Jul 16, 2022
    No one I know is seeking healthcare.
    Jul 12, 2022
    Provider seemed rushed during the initial call.
    May 30, 2022
    Courtesy and respect were evident.
    May 04, 2022
    Dr. Shindel is the best. He is efficient while being thorough and compassionate. He gave me three options and I eventually took the option to self-catheterize myself (never would guess I would choose that one!). He was supportive and his answers were spot on. I trust him and have the highest respect for his skills and expertise. Very grateful to have him as my urologist!!! And he is a cool chill guy too :)
    Apr 27, 2022
    Was a cookie cutter type approach where conclusion was predetermined. (Take these pills nothing else can be done our data shows these pills are safe.No options other than surgery.
    Mar 22, 2022
    No problem w actual provider. Process beforehand was the issue. No communication from ucsf urology
    Mar 22, 2022
    Very professional and skilled surgeon
    Mar 10, 2022
    Excellent provider.
    Feb 18, 2022
    He very clearly described the opportunity.
    Jan 04, 2022
    I appreciate Dr. Shindel's kind and relaxed manner while moving things along.
    Jan 04, 2022
    Provider said to call to schedule a lab and follow-up appointment - he was good but the process before/after meeting him less so (still trying to schedule the follow-up lab).
    Dec 29, 2021
    Follow-up info was given and looking forward to the next appointment
    Dec 29, 2021
    He was excellent informative attentive and helpful including in later My Chart communications.
    Dec 21, 2021
    I felt the need to be examined based on my condition and he would only do a zoom visit. I am not sure I was able to be precise enough on the location of my pain. Also he simply looked up a table to Describe my risk based on psa numbers I could do that on internet. Made decisions based on my age but didn't take anything else like diabetes into account
    Dec 17, 2021
    Very good call.
    Dec 16, 2021
    Satisfying experience
    Nov 03, 2021
    We are waiting on the records from the VA with the required test results in them
    Oct 26, 2021
    Dr. Shindel is easy to talk to and he always listens!!