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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Schneider specializes in pediatrics and adolescent medicine.

Special Interests

Annual well child visits (focus on overall wellness, immunizations, growth, and development), general pediatric concerns (everything from asthma and constipation to acute sick visits), newborn care, adolescent health, sports evaluations and physicals, caring for medically complex children or children with ongoing medical problems, sports and dance related injuries, LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) health, health issues and immunizations related to planned travel, dermatologic concerns (acne, eczema, rashes), mental health concerns (ADHD, Depression, Anxiety), childhood/adolescent obesity and nutrition and evidence-based medicine and healthcare quality improvement.

Personal Information

Dr. Schneider was born and raised in Southern California. Before becoming a physician, he was a professional dancer with Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet and a clinical research scientist at the University of Washington, where he also obtained his medical degree. He completed his Pediatric residency at New York University and subsequently started a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles before realizing that his passion is primary care. Most recently, Dr. Schneider was a Pediatrician at Sea View Pediatrics in South Orange County. Excited to return to the Pacific Northwest, he joined Virginia Mason Bellevue in May 2019.

Clinical Experience
Pediatrics, Primary Care
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Education and Professional Achievements
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, 2014
BS, Biology and Chemistry, Seattle University, Seattle, 2007


Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, 2017


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2018

Professional Activities and Awards

Former professional dancer, Pacific Northwest Ballet Company

Patient Ratings and Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
*Dr. Schneider is wonderful: great rapport, patient, informative, kind, and competent. Great follow-up communication.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
*Dr.Schneider was caring, thorough & unrushed. I wish we lived closer to VM and could continue care there.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Schneider impressed me with how much he was willing and able to explain to my son what was going on and answering both of our questions thoroughly. Best pediatrician we've been to!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
Fantastic listener & thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Schneider is a good listener and communicator. He was able to persuade my daughter to get her flu shot. He is very kind and smart!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Schneider was great! Very informative, patient & professional.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Schneider was very thorough in addressing my son's issue and following up with a past issue.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Schneider is not my daughter's regular provider, but saw her to help with an issue with her eye. I would highly recommend him. He's personable, caring, and professional. I really enjoyed talking to him and he took the time to get to know us, even though he didn't have to!