Dr. Tindell received a B.S. in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Tennessee and an M.D. from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. A portion of his undergraduate training took place at West Point. He has practiced orthopaedic medicine since 1987 receiving specialized training in Orthopaedic Surgery with Dr. Rocco A. Calandruccio at the Campbell Clinic. Dr. Tindell is Board Certified and serves as team physician for several local high schools and as a board member for United Cerebral Palsy. He maintains numerous professional affiliations.