Dr. Thomas Christian Tingle , MD

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

(847) 870-4200

Northwest Orthopedic Surgery SC
3030 W Salt Creek Ln Ste 100
Arlington Heights, IL 60005


Dr. Thomas Tingle is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine with honors, and he is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. Dr. Tingle completed his Orthopedic Residency at Northwestern University Medical Center in 2003 and spent one year of his training at Children’s Memorial Hospital. He completed his Fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Tingle was the Assistant Team Physician for the Houston Astros, Houston Texans, and the University of Houston Cougars. He is currently a fellow of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Tingle joined Northwest Orthopedic Surgery, S.C. in August, 2004. He has been an instrumental part of bringing the specialty of Sports Medicine to the practice. He has fellowship training in the treatment of complex sports injuries and has a known reputation for helping injured athletes get back to their sport without complication. He is particularly interested in the treatment of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. Dr. Tingle is an expert in arthroscopy specializing in minimally invasive repair of complex injured structures and damaged joints. His primary focus is ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic shoulder instability repair, and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. Dr. Tingle is actively involved with the care of high school athletes in Districts 211 and 214. He is currently the Orthopedic team physician for Wheeling High School. Dr. Tingle’s research and publications include ligament molecular structural differences between males and females, rotator cuff repair of the shoulder, and nerve regeneration of the spinal cord.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 21 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Russian

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1998

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Northwest Community Hospital

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Tingle's Office Information

Fax: (847) 787-0005
Website: nworthopedic.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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