Kari Ellen Kindschi, MD| Sports Medicine | MedStar Health

Kari Ellen Kindschi, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

5.0 out of 5 (1157 reviews)

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Languages: English

410-554-6636

About me

Kari Kindschi, MD, CAQSM, is board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in sports medicine. She specializes in the nonoperative treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and is an expert in medical issues that are specific to sports and exercise in athletes and active patients of all ages and skill levels. Through MedStar Sports Medicine, Dr. Kindschi is the medical director for Towson University Athletics. Dr. Kindschi is also the primary care sports medicine for the United States national women's U19 lacrosse team. She is also a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.


Awards
Dr. Kindschi was named a 2017 “Top Doc” by Baltimore Magazine for Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Ankle Pain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Concussion
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Pain
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Impingement
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Strain
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Athletic Pubalgia
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bicep Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Injury
  • Cartilage Injury
  • Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Concussion
  • Dislocated Patella
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Finger Sprain
  • Foot Injury
  • Gluteal Injury
  • Hamstring Injury
  • Hand Tendonitis
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Hip Click
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Insertional Tendonitis
  • Joint Sprain
  • Knee Clunk Syndrome
  • Knee Injury
  • Knee Instability
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Pain For Patients Aged Younger Than 60
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Leg Injury
  • Ligament Injury
  • Locking Knee
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Meniscus Injury
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Overuse Injury
  • Overuse Injury Of The Ankle
  • Paratenonitis
  • Patella Dislocation
  • Patellar Instability
  • Patellofemoral Injury
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Quadriceps Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Running Injury
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Snapping Hip Syndrome
  • Sports Related Ankle Injury
  • Sports Related Foot Injury
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Throwing Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Twisted Ankle
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Procedures I perform

  • Exercise Prescription
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injection
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Nerve Block
  • Non Surgical Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Stem Cell Regeneration
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
  • Stem Cell Treatment For Joint Disease
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Practice locations

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2118 Greenspring Drive
Suite 110
Timonium, MD, 21093

443-444-4784

Fax 410-560-3485

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Fax 410-560-3485

2 Loveton Circle
Sparks, MD, 21152

410-554-6868

Fax 667-359-6844

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Open POS II
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • United Student Resources
    • Open HMO
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare Prime
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

Fellowship: Duke University Hospital (2010)

Residency: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health (2009)

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health (2006)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc, 2017

Hospital affiliations

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    5.0
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    5.0
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    5.0
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    5.0
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    5.0
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 14, 2023

    My doctor was very compassionate and listened to my concerns. We developed a plan of treatment together.

  • Dec 13, 2023

    Dr .Kindschi. Was caring ,gave me time to explain my concern.we discussed options .

  • Dec 8, 2023

    Dr kindschi provides attentive and excellent medical care.