Thomas H. Schindler, MD, Cardiologist

Thomas H. Schindler, MD

Radiologist | Nuclear Radiology

15928 Wetherburn Rd Chesterfield Missouri, 63017

About

Dr. Thomas Schindler is a radiologist practicing in Chesterfield, Missouri. Dr. Schindler specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.

Education and Training

University of Leipzig medical degree 1995

Provider Details

Male English, French, German

Expert Publications

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine Washington University School of Medicine -

Awards

  • 2011-2012 Elite Reviewer Awards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Year  
  • 2015 Reviewer of the Year Award of the European Heart Journal Year  
  • 2018 Cardiovascular Council Hermann Blumgart Award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Year  
  • 2020 Distinguished Educator Award Year  

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology  

Residency

  • St. Vincentius Hospital pathology   1996
  • University of Freiburg Internal medicine  2000

Fellowships

  • University Hospitals of Basel cardiovascular  2002
  • University of California nuclear cardiology and PET  2006

Thomas H. Schindler, MD's Practice location

Washington University in St. Louis

15928 Wetherburn Rd -
Chesterfield, Missouri 63017
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Get to know Diagnostic Radiologist Dr. Thomas H. Schindler, who serves patients in St. Louis, Missouri.

Well-known in the field of diagnostic radiology and cardiovascular medicine, Dr. Schindler can be found on staff within the Department of Radiology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. He sees patients for PET and SPECT in cardiovascular disease, ischemic heart disease, cardiac viability, myocarditis, vascular inflammation, chest pain, microvascular angina,  heart failure, cardiac sarcoidosis, syndrome X, and microvascular dysfunction.

Among his other hospital affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Radiology and Medicine  at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Educated in Germany, Dr. Schindler graduated with his medical degree from the University of Leipzig in 1995. He then went on to perform his residency in pathology at St. Vincentius Hospital in 1996, and his residency in internal medicine at the  University of Freiburg in 2000. He also completed a cardiovascular fellowship at University Hospitals of Basel in Switzerland in 2002, and a fellowship in nuclear cardiology and PET at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006.

A member of the American College of Cardiology, he is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, he is board-certified in nuclear cardiology by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, which validates expertise and knowledge in the field of nuclear cardiology.

Having made major contributions, Dr. Schindler’s research interests include coronary circulatory dysfunction, cardiac sarcoidosis, endocannabinoid system in obesity, myocardial cannabinoid type 1 receptor, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, myocardial angiotensin II type 1 receptor, cardiac computed tomography, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. He has authored over 144 peer review publications with an impact factor exceeding 758 mainly as first and senior author, and numerous book chapters.

Diagnostic radiology refers to the field of medicine that uses non-invasive imaging scans to diagnose a variety of cardiovascular disease entities. The tests and equipment used sometimes involve low doses of radiation to create highly detailed images of an area. A diagnostic radiologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disease and injury, using medical imaging techniques such as x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), fusion imaging, and ultrasound.

In honor of his clinical expertise, Dr. Schindler received the 2011-2012 Elite Reviewer Awards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the 2015 Reviewer of the Year Award of the European Heart Journal, the 2018 Cardiovascular Council Hermann Blumgart Award of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging & the 2020 Distinguished Educator Award.

On a more personal note, he speaks English, French, and German.

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