Cindy L. Runkle, DNP

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Midwestern State University in 1996, Cindy earned a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2007. She earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014. Cindy is board-certified as Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Cindy has 30 years of nursing experience, all concentrated in the specialty of orthopedics. She has spent the last 10 years as a Nurse Practitioner with extensive expertise in the medical management of orthopedic problems. With an enjoyment for observing people as they get better, Cindy aims to work alongside her patients and their families to optimize their healing.

Originally from the small Texas town of Burkburnett, Cindy loves the friendly people, beautiful trees and water found in the Hampton Roads area. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, reading, traveling and restoring furniture. Cindy and her husband Kevin have two children and a dog named Mater.


Riverside Orthopedic, Sports Medicine & Physiatry Specialists
12200 Warwick Boulevard
Newport News, VA

Board Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing Center

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