David Schindel did his General Surgery Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine: 1992-1998. He did his Pediatric Surgical Fellowship at St Christopher’s Hospital for Children Philadelphia 1998-2000. He is attending Pediatric Surgeon at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and an Assistant Professor. His interests include Congenital Surgery, Pediatric Oncology Surgical, and Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1992)
Indiana University Medical Center (1998), General Surgery
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Headquarters Office /St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (2000), Pediatric Surgery


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Characterization and treatment of biliary anastomotic stricture after segmental liver transplantation.
Schindel D, Dunn S, Casas A, Billmire D, Vinocur C, Weintraub W, J Pediatr Surg 2000 Jun 35 6 940-2
Pediatric recipients of three or more hepatic allografts: results and technical challenges.
Schindel DT, Dunn SP, Casas AT, Falkenstein K, Billmire DF, Vinocur CD, Weintraub WH J. Pediatr. Surg. 2000 Feb 35 2 297-300; discussion 301-2
Hepatic resection enhances growth of residual intrahepatic and subcutaneous hepatoma, which is inhibited by octreotide.
Schindel DT, Grosfeld JL J. Pediatr. Surg. 1997 Jul 32 7 995-7; discussion 997-8
Interleukin-11 improves survival and reduces bacterial translocation and bone marrow suppression in burned mice.
Schindel D, Maze R, Liu Q, Williams D, Grosfeld J, J Pediatr Surg 1997 Feb 32 2 312-5
Trophic effects of interleukin-11 in rats with experimental short bowel syndrome.
Liu Q, Du XX, Schindel DT, Yang ZX, Rescorla FJ, Williams DA, Grosfeld JL J. Pediatr. Surg. 1996 Aug 31 8 1047-50; discussion 1050-1

Honors & Awards

  • Leonard Ensminger Award for Best Trauma Paper/Presentation
    Indiana Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (1993)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons - Associate Fellow
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons