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Experience

Dr. Tyndall is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He focuses on evaluating and diagnosing sports injuries and disorders of the upper and lower extremities, and providing effective and affordable treatment plans. First and foremost, he always considers the traditional nonsurgical methods for effectively pain relief. Although if surgery is necessary to resume a healthy lifestyle, he will perform advanced, minimally invasive procedures that will ultimately reduce the recovery time.

While Dr. Tyndall is recovering from a long work week, he resides in Hollidaysburg, PA with his wife and three children. They enjoy the outdoors, time with family, biking, running, and skiing.

Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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Education

  • Union Memorial Hospital | Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2003
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey l | Residency & Internship, 1997
  • Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Medical College | MD, PhD, 1997
  • Brown University | BA, 1990

Awards

  • Honors degree in biochemistry, Honors-Medical Pharmacology
  • Gibbon M.D./Ph.D. Scholarship to graduate/medical school, Honors-Internal Medicine Clerkship, American Society for Cell Biology Travel Award
  • AANA Resident Scholarships to Masters Arthroscopy Courses
  • NJOS Resident Research Award
  • Second Place NY-OREF Resident Research Symposium
  • AOA-Zimmer Travel Award for Orthopedics
  • NJMS-Department of Orthopedics-Resident Research Award

Research and Publications

Published Articles:

  • Moberg, K.H., Tyndall, W.A., Pyrc, J., and Hall, D.J. (1991), "Analysis of the c-myc P2 promoter," J. Cell. Physiol. 148(1):75-84.
  • Ballard, J.J., Tyndall, W.A., Shingle, J.M., Hall, D.J., and Winter, E. (1991), "Tyrosine phosphorylation of yeast 40 kDa protein occurs in response to mating pheromone," EMBO J. 10(12):3753-3758.
  • Moberg, K.H., Tyndall, W.A., and Hall, D.J. (1992), "Wild-type murine p53 represses transcription from the murine c-myc promoter in human glial cell line," J. Cell. Biochem. 49(2):208-215
  • Moberg, K.H., Logan, T.J., Tyndall, W.A., and Hall, D.J. (1992), "Three distinct elements within the murine c-myc promoter are required for transcription," Oncogene 7(3):411-421.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., O'Connor, P., and Lin, S.S. (2002), "Decreased PDGF expression during Diabetic Fracture Healing," Clin. Orthop. 408:319-30.
  • Bibbo, C., Patel, D.V., Tyndall, W.A., Sirkin, M.S., and Chang, V. (2003), "Treatment of multifocal vancomycin-resistent enterococus faecium osteomyelitis in sickle cell disease: a preliminary report," Am. J. Orthop. 32(10): 505-9.

Presentations:

  • Tyndall, W.A. and Tuan, R.S., "Involvement of N-cadherin mediated cell adhesion in the biphasic effects of TGF-Beta1 on limb mesenchyme chondrogenesis," Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1995.
  • Tyndall, W.A. and Tuan, R.S., "Effect of TGF-Beta1 and BMP-2 on limb mesenchyme chondrogenesis in vitro: modulation of N-cadherin and catenin association," Orthopedic Research Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1996.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., and Lin, S.S., "Characterization of Deficient Fracture Healing in Experimental Diabetes," Association of Cone and Joint Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 2000.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., and Lin, S.S., "Characterization of Deficient Fracture Healing in Experimental Diabetes," New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Piscataway, NJ, 2000.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., Lin, S.S., "Characterization of Deficient Fracture Healing in Experimental Diabetes," AOA-Residents Meeting, Hershey, PA, 2001.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., Lin, S.S., "Characterization of Deficient Fracture Healing in Experimental Diabetes," NY-OREF Resident Research Symposium, New York, NY, 2001.
  • Tyndall, W.A., Beam, H.A., Zarro, C., O'Connor, P., Lin, S.S., "Decreased PDGF Expression during Diabetic Fracture Healing," New Jersey Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Woodbridge, NJ, 2001.

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

Affiliated Hospitals

  • UPMC Altoona
  • JC Blair Memorial Hospital
  • Tyrone Regional Health Network
  • Penn Highlands Hospital -- DuBois Regional Medical Center
  • Conemaugh Nason Medical Center
  • Advanced Center for Surgery

Dr. William Tyndall Is a very sincere and helpful orthopedic surgeon, especially for senior citizens such as I. He listens patiently to the problems that a person has, regarding their pain and makes professional suggestions, with options for what can be done to help relieve the pain.He reviews the x-rays with the patient and explains the severity of the injury as he professionally sees it. I believe that he will do a good job when he replaces my knee in June. I have had great feedback from several of my friends who have had knee replacement done by him in the past!

Dee Hartman 1 – 2

Dr. Tyndall is one of the few doctors nowadays that doesn't treat you like a number. Doctors now a day want to get you in and out. He actually takes time to show and explain what is going on. He replaced my left knee a few years ago, and when the other one needs done, I will absolutely go to him. Thank God there are still doctors like him around.

Lois Fogle 2 – 2