David F. Schneider, MD, MS Print Friendly Page
Dr. Schneider is certified by the American Board of Surgery, and he is a member of multiple specialty societies including the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the American Thyroid Association, the North American NeuroEndocrine Tumor Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He specializes in endocrine surgery, treating diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands. He utilizes several minimally invasive techniques to treat endocrine disorders (endoscopic thyroidectomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, focused exploration for recurrent thyroid cancer).
UW Health Clinics
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Surgery|
Professional Certifications and Education
Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, 2004
Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.
Dr. Schneider conducts outcomes research in conjunction with the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Program (WiSOR). His research program investigates the optimization of cancer care in the United States with a particular interest in endocrine cancers. This work utilizes large national databases which can impact national healthcare and policy initiatives. He also conducts clinical research working on hyperparathyroidism, thyroid cancer, Graves' Disease, and adrenal disorders.
Oltmann SC Schneider DF Leverson G Sivashanmugam T Chen H Sippel RS .
Radioactive iodine remnant uptake after completion thyroidectomy: not such a complete cancer operation. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Apr;21(4):1379-83
[PubMed ID: 24378987]
Singhal S Sippel RS Chen H Schneider DF .
Distinguishing classical papillary thyroid microcancers from follicular-variant microcancers. J Surg Res. 2014 Mar 19;
[PubMed ID: 24735716]
Schneider DF Mazeh H Oltmann SC Chen H Sippel RS .
Novel Thyroidectomy Difficulty Scale Correlates with Operative Times. World J Surg. 2014 Mar 11;
[PubMed ID: 24615607]
Schneider DF Mazeh H Chen H Sippel RS .
Predictors of recurrence in primary hyperparathyroidism: an analysis of 1386 cases. Ann Surg. 2014 Mar;259(3):563-8
[PubMed ID: 24263316]
Oltmann SC Leverson G Lin SH Schneider DF Chen H Sippel RS .
Markedly elevated thyroglobulin levels in the preoperative thyroidectomy patient correlates with metastatic burden. J Surg Res. 2014 Mar;187(1):1-5
[PubMed ID: 24411304]
Coorough NE Schneider DF Rosen MW Sippel RS Chen H Schwarze ML Mazeh H .
A survey of preferences regarding surgical approach to thyroid surgery. World J Surg. 2014 Mar;38(3):696-703
[PubMed ID: 24366272]
Alhefdhi A Schneider DF Sippel R Chen H .
Recurrent and persistence primary hyperparathyroidism occurs more frequently in patients with double adenomas. J Surg Res. 2014 Feb 22;
[PubMed ID: 24656398]
Schneider DF Nookala R Jaraczewski TJ Chen H Solorzano CC Sippel RS .
Thyroidectomy as Primary Treatment Optimizes Body Mass Index in Patients with Hyperthyroidism. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Feb 13;
[PubMed ID: 24522995]
Schneider DF Burke JF Ojomo KA Clark N Mazeh H Sippel RS Chen H .
Multigland disease and slower decline in intraoperative PTH characterize mild primary hyperparathyroidism. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec;20(13):4205-11
[PubMed ID: 23943034]
Ahmed K Alhefdhi A Schneider DF Ojomo KA Sippel RS Chen H Mazeh H .
Minimal benefit to subsequent intraoperative parathyroid hormone testing after all four glands have been identified. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec;20(13):4200-4
[PubMed ID: 23943032]
Oltmann SC Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H .
Presentation, management, and outcomes of hyperparathyroidism in octogenarians and nonagenarians. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec;20(13):4195-9
[PubMed ID: 23943031]
Murray SE Pathak PR Pontes DS Schneider DF Schaefer SC Chen H Sippel RS .
Timing of symptom improvement after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2013 Dec;154(6):1463-9
[PubMed ID: 24238059]
Schneider DF Chen H .
New developments in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid cancer. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 Nov-Dec;63(6):374-94
[PubMed ID: 23797834]
Harari-Steinberg O Metsuyanim S Omer D Gnatek Y Gershon R Pri-Chen S Ozdemir DD Lerenthal Y Noiman T Ben-Hur H Vaknin Z Schneider DF Aronow BJ Goldstein RS Hohenstein P Dekel B .
Identification of human nephron progenitors capable of generation of kidney structures and functional repair of chronic renal disease. EMBO Mol Med. 2013 Oct;5(10):1556-68
[PubMed ID: 23996934]
Schneider DF Sippel RS .
Reply: To PMID 23318118. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Oct;217(4):753
[PubMed ID: 24054413]
Yu XM Schneider DF Leverson G Chen H Sippel RS .
Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma is a unique clinical entity: a population-based study of 10,740 cases. Thyroid. 2013 Oct;23(10):1263-8
[PubMed ID: 23477346]
Schneider DF Ojomo KA Chen H Sippel RS .
Remnant uptake as a postoperative oncologic quality indicator. Thyroid. 2013 Oct;23(10):1269-76
[PubMed ID: 23373869]
Clark N Schneider DF Vrabec S Bauer PS Chen H Sippel RS .
Increased efficiency of endocrine procedures performed in an ambulatory operating room. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):200-3
[PubMed ID: 23702288]
Schneider DF Ojomo KA Mazeh H Oltmann SC Sippel RS Chen H .
Significance of rebounding parathyroid hormone levels during parathyroidectomy. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):265-8
[PubMed ID: 23669749]
Panneerselvan R Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H .
Radioactive iodine scanning is not beneficial but its use persists for euthyroid patients. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep;184(1):269-73
[PubMed ID: 23623585]