Dr. Shindell is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and owner of Georgia Neuropsychology, LLC. He is dual trained as a neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist. He obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1983 from the University of Arizona where he trained under one of the founders of the field of neuropsychology, Ralph Reitan, Ph.D. He was an intern and staff/faculty member at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration/Stanford University before coming to Atlanta in 1987. He has been board certified in both neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology since 2001. Dr. Shindell has over thirty-five years experience as a neuropsychologist in clinical practice, research, education, and administration. He has authored numerous book chapters, papers, grant proposals, and presentations and served as Director of Psychology/Neuropsychology Services at the Shepherd Center, Western Blind Rehabilitation Center, Children's Hospital Craniofacial Center, and the Piedmont Hospital Center for Rehabilitation. He was the principal investigator on a NIH grant examining the quality of life of people with disabilities and coordinated an international effort with over twenty national organizations in the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in the field of Multiple Sclerosis.
Dr. Shindell currently serves as the neuropsychologist for the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Atlanta, the Brain Tumor Center, the Piedmont Transplant Center, and Piedmont Hospital, and the Memory Clinic at Piedmont Hospital. He has been Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Georgia Chapter and the Chastain Therapuetic Horse Park. He has also been active in many pharmaceutical trials in Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer's dementia.
He sees patients for both therapy as well as assessment.
A master scuba diver, safety diver, and a level II scientific diver, Dr. Shindell also co-authored the book, Bringing the Ocean to Atlanta: The Creation of the Georgia Aquarium. He is also an active woodworker and a Mark Twain scholar. He has been active in Scouts BSA for over twenty-five years and completed Wood Badge training and is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 370 and he and his wife co-Chair the Eagle Scout Board for the Phoenix District in Atlanta. He is very happily married and he has seven children, four grandchildren, and an incorrigible basset hound.