Joshua S. Schindler M.D.

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Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (902 Ratings, 347 Comments)

Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)

Special focus on

  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Voice and Speech Disorders

Education

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, San Francisco California 1998
  • Residency:

    • General surgery internship, Johns Hopkins, 1998-1999
  • Fellowship:

    • Head and neck surgery, Johns Hopkins, 2003-2004
  • Certifications:

    • Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery

Biography

Dr. Schindler's current clinical interests include voice disorders in both professional and non-professional voice users, swallowing disorders, breathing and upper airway disorders, and cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract. His research interests include molecular diagnosis and management of early vocal fold cancers, treatment of spasmodic dysphonia and other neurologic voice disorders, and hoarseness in association with laryngopharyngeal reflux.

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha member

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (902 Ratings, 347 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Dec 19, 2019

    3 month check up with Dr Schindler. Dr Schindler is also willing to listen and answer all my questions. He has has always made sure I was doing good and is always helpful with my medical journey.

  • Dec 17, 2019

    My dr. Is amazing very comfortable to be around

  • Dec 17, 2019

    The service and help was excellent!!

  • Dec 16, 2019

    I like that the test results were explained to me.

  • Dec 14, 2019

    The care provided by Dr. Schindler and his team is outstanding.Everyone is friendly, courteous and professional. I always feel there is genuine concern for my health and well being. Everyone takes the time to ask and listen to my input. I greatly appreciate the education/information I'm given regarding my issue(s) and being included in the treatment decisions.

  • Dec 14, 2019

    Dr. Joshua Schindler is an excellent doctor. He always takes good care of me, he is very upbeat, he explains things in regular peoples language. He's just he's really an outstanding doctor.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    I love my doctor and can talk to him about any issues I have about the procedure and my disorder.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Everything went smooth. Doctor listens to all my concerns, ideas and whatever else I may need to talk about.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    It was very good.

  • Dec 12, 2019

    Smooth treatment and a great environment. Professional and supportive personnel!

  • Dec 08, 2019

    Doc. Schindler has a GREAT team, they got after cancer on my vocal cord and in one shot took it all out. Little horse Joe Coker voice but it is getten better by the day.

  • Dec 07, 2019

    Susan Drake is INCREDIBLE! It was my first meeting with her and I instantly felt like I was under the care of a trusted, incredibly knowledgeable friend. I have already recommended her to fellow singers. I love her! I am so grateful to have found her and can't wait to start my sessions with her. Dr. Schlinder was also fantastic! Super easy to talk with, kind, reassuring and knowledgeable as well. Thank you!!

  • Dec 07, 2019

    It was very good,everybody was very cortious and the Doctor and Nurse gave lots of great information.

  • Dec 07, 2019

    Dr. Schindler is my ENT hero. Through his effective treatment, I’m able to enjoy eating.

  • Dec 05, 2019

    Everything from entrance to exit was flawless. I was impressed with everyone I came in contact with and was treated warmly and professionally. Dr. Schindler was patient, engaging and made sure that I understood each facet of my diagnosis and treatment plan. He gave me confidence in my treatment and prognosis.

  • Dec 03, 2019

    He is a nice caring doctor.

  • Dec 03, 2019

    One of the finest physicians I have ever had the pleasure of knowing.

  • Nov 26, 2019

    He was friendly and knowledgeable.

  • Nov 26, 2019

    Dr Schindler has always been great gives me all information regarding what ever is going on And is always willing to answer questions He has been a real blessing to me and my family Couldn't have asked for a better Doctor

  • Nov 23, 2019

    Dr Schindler is my favorite doctor. He has an excellent bed side manner and is a talented doctor that has helped my voice for years. It takes a lot of trust to allow someone to inject Botox into vocal cords and he has my trust.

  • Nov 23, 2019

    Dr. Schindler is a caring, compassionate physician with expertiseand knowledge. I am blessed to have him as one of my doctors atOHSU.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    I felt well cared for. The nurses and Dr. knowledge was impeccable.I felt safe.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    Dr. Schindler is the best....always compassionate, listens well and explains everything well.

  • Nov 21, 2019

    When does the doctor said earlier regarding some cancer cells that were found on my LeRon X he explained everything very thoroughly. Very compassionately. He answered all of our questions and really made us feel confident that the process is going to be taking care of the right way. Dr. Schindler is in the in the business for all the right reasons. We feel he is a definite plus and his profession other doctors should strive to be like you

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Dr Schindler is professional and has good bed side manners !

  • Nov 19, 2019

    This provider listened more than most in my experience with OHSU.

  • Nov 19, 2019

    Dr. Schindler was professional, courteous, and answered many many questions that I have never been able to get an answer to before, I deeply appreciate his care, his concern, and I left there feeling very satisfied. Thank you.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    Hey, very thorough examination very attentive and future thinking with other appointments and decisions that need to be made by.

  • Nov 16, 2019

    my experience with this provider I just can't even say you because he saved my life, and I were recommend himto anybody ,and he's compassionate, and caring, and he's probably the best doctor in the world. I forgot what I'm supposed to hit after I'm done.

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Dr Schindler and his Fellow Dr Bertilson we’re both very informative and professional, pleas excuse the spelling

  • Nov 14, 2019

    Dr Schindler is a wonderful doctor! I have complete faith in him. Very caring and knowledgeable.

  • Nov 09, 2019

    very friendly and seemed very knowledgeable. Wanted to get to the problem as did I.

  • Nov 09, 2019

    Is up to date on his skills, knowledge of procedures, and outcomes of the surgery. Is willing to provide alternatives and let the patient's input enter into the discussion and decision.

  • Nov 07, 2019

    Experience with the provider was good the wait time in the waiting room was horrible.

  • Nov 07, 2019

    The doctor was very professional and very helpful. Great bedside manner and thorough.

  • Nov 07, 2019

    OHSU and Dr. Schindler are the best emt group I have ever experienced, can't think of anywhere else I would go.

  • Nov 05, 2019

    The Dr was very understanding with my situation I had been experiencing and was very cautious on what he thought needed to be done or not have done. He was very willing in helping us get things we're needing to have on hand. He is a very good listener.

  • Nov 05, 2019

    If you have to have cancer, it's nice to have a doctor like Dr. Schindler. Compassionate, approachable, screamingly intelligent, and a great sense of humor, which I appreciate.

  • Nov 02, 2019

    As usual with all my providers from OHSU, my care has been excellent. Thank you.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    Both were great. So professional. Dr. Schindler was especially personable and kind.

  • Oct 31, 2019

    Even though I was late because of an accident on the freeway everyone was understanding. Both dr. Schindler and his assistant we very professional and very helpful with my continuing care.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Fast and friendly.

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Warm, confident, and professional

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Thorough, friendly, knowledgeable and communicated very effectively my diagnosis and possible treatment options.

  • Oct 28, 2019

    Yes, my experience with Dr. Schindler is a 10 right across the board. The man is so intelligent in his field. He is excellent with his patients. He's just a super person to go to for his expertise. I would recommend him to any of my family, my children, my wife, or anybody else. What do I press now.

  • Oct 27, 2019

    Excellent with whole group!

  • Oct 27, 2019

    On time Very professional and friendly

  • Oct 26, 2019

    He is a very caring Doctor and explains what is happening and enjoyable to talk to.

  • Oct 26, 2019

    I was very pleased with the professionalism and friendliness of the doctors and staff.

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Excellent

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