Dr. Joseph Brindise

Dr. Joseph Brindise

Dr. Joseph Brindise

Dr. Brindise's passion is to help his patients achieve lifelong spinal health. He specializes in surgical and non-surgical spinal care of both adult and pediatric patients from neck and back pain to complex reconstructive spinal procedures. Dr. Brindise has extensive specialized training and interest in minimally invasive spinal surgery. He enjoys spending time collaborating with and educating his patients about their spinal conditions. He strives not to merely define the problem but to have a thorough understanding on how his patient’s spinal conditions are affecting their day-to-day lives. Dr. Brindise prides himself on providing each patient with compassionate and individualized care.

Dr. Brindise began his study at Purdue University completing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He earned his doctorate at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated valedictorian. During that time he also was selected to the prestigious Pre-doctoral Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Fellowship focusing neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery through Michigan State University at Beaumont Health-Farmington Hills, Botsford Campus. He distinguished himself during residency and was a chief resident. He went on to complete a combined orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery fellowship in Houston, Texas where he worked with world class surgeons at nationally ranked hospitals such as Houston Methodist Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Scholastically, Dr. Brindise has delivered numerous lectures, poster presentations and workshops as well as published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters all of which has pertained to the spine, orthopedics and osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Dr. Brindise grew up in the Chicago Northwest Suburbs and is very excited to be back, planting his own family’s roots, with his wife and two sons, in the place he calls home.

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Alexian Brothers Medical Center - Elk Grove Village, Illinois
St. Alexius Medical Center - Hoffman Estates, Illinois

EDUCATION

Houston Methodist Hospital - Houston, Texas
Spine Surgery Fellowship - 2017-2018

Beaumont Health - Botsford Campus - Farmington Hills, Michigan
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency - 2012-2017

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department
Osteopathic Medicine Predoctoral Fellowship – 2009-2012

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – 2007-2012
Valedictorian/Academic Rank: 1 of 171

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – 2002-2006

ACADEMIC HONORS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Beaumont Health - Botsford Campus, Farmington Hills, Michigan
Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident – 2016-2017

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Illinois

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Outstanding Leadership and Service as President of UAAO - 2009

Olympia Fields Service League Guild CCOM Scholarship – 2009

CCOM Alumni Association Book Grant - 2008

Midwestern University CCOM Scholarship - 2008

MEDICAL MISSIONS

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania - 2017
Guatemala Medical Mission - 2013

MANUSCRIPTS

Brindise J, Nelson KE, Kappler RE. Association Between Cervical and Thoracic Somatic Dysfunction Among Second-Year Osteopathic Medical Students. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Volume 114, Number 7, Pages 540-549, July 2014.

Slaughter MS, Sobieski MA, Gallagher C, Graham J, Brindise J, Stein R. Fibrinolytic Activation during Long-Term Support with the Heartmate II Left Ventricular Assist Device. American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Journal, Volume 51, Issue 1, Pages 115-119, January – February 2008.

POSTERS & PRESENTATIONS

Brindise J, Marco R. Conservative Pedicle Screw Usage in Hybrid Constructs for the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis. A Retrospective Review of the Houston Shriners Hospital Experience: Curve correction, Cost Analysis and Complications. 3rd Annual Hugh S. Tullos, MD Resident and Fellow Research Symposium, June 21, 2018, Houston, Texas.

Brindise J, Marco R. Conservative Pedicle Screw Usage in Hybrid Constructs for the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis. A Retrospective Review of the Houston Shriners Hospital Experience: Curve correction, Cost Analysis and Complications. 16th Annual AOSpine North America Fellows Forum, March 22-25, 2018, Banff, Alberta.

Brindise J. Lovett and His Couplets. A. Hollis Wolf Case Presentation. Third Place Winner. American Academy of Osteopathy, Annual Convocation, March 21-25, 2012, Louisville, Kentucky.

Brindise J, Shah P, Nelson K, Kappler R. The Cervical Thoracic Connection. Second Place Winner. Student Research Poster Competition. American Osteopathic Association Annual Research Conference, October 24-28, 2010, San Francisco, California.

Kulovitz K, Garlanger K, Brindise J, Aguinaldo E, Jefferson E, McMahon K, Matlon J, Feigh T, DePrima C, Fennell B, Rybak A, Heinking K. Structural Asymmetry and Its Relation to Sports Injury. American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Annual Meeting, October 24-28, 2010, San Francisco, California.

Slaughter M, Sobieski M, Gallagher C, Brindise J, Dia M, Silver M. Long Term Support with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device: Effect of Reduced Pulsatility on Renal Function. International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation, Annual Meeting, April 25-28, 2007, San Francisco, California.

ABSTRACTS

Brindise J, Shah P, Nelson K, Kappler R. The Cervical Thoracic Connection. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Volume 110, Issue 8, Pages 449-50, August 2010.

Hendel R, Brindise J, Davis J, Cahill J. A pilot study for the evaluation of the appropriateness of SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging. Winner Best Regional Abstract - United States of America. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Volume 14, Issue 2, Pages S75-S75, March 2007.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Marco R, Brindise J, Dong D. MOSS: A Patient Centered Approach. In: Marco R, editor. Metastatic Spine Disease A Guide to Diagnosis and Management. Switzerland: Springer; 2018. p. 1-20.