Matthew R. Bartindale, M.D.



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Dr. Matthew Bartindale is an otolaryngologist with a special interest in ear disease, hearing loss, and skull base surgery. He is experienced in minimally invasive ear surgery, where he performs a large proportion of his surgeries completely through the ear canal, avoiding an external incision (and never shaving hair). Dr. Bartindale’s additional clinical interests include pediatric ENT, thyroid disease, nose and sinus disease, and snoring and sleep disorders.

Dr. Bartindale earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame. He graduated cum laude at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine with honors in bioethics and professionalism. His otolaryngology residency was also completed at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Bartindale subsequently completed a fellowship in advanced otology and lateral skull base surgery at Puget Sound ENT in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Bartindale has been involved in research with numerous publications and presentations at national meetings. Most of his research has focused on cochlear implants and the management of lateral skull base tumors. He placed in Loyola’s Girgis Resident Research Competition every year during residency. He is committed to providing innovative care for his patients. He has expertise in chronic ear disease, cochlear implants, bone anchored hearing aid placement, acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) removal, cerebrospinal fluid leak repair, Meniere’s disease, and superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome.






Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Medical School


Loyola University Medical Center, Otolaryngology


Puget Sound ENT, Neurotology

Board Eligible

  • Otolaryngology

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