David F. Schneider, MD 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.
Schneider DF Chen H Sippel RS .
Impact of lymph node ratio on survival in papillary thyroid cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;20(6):1906-11
[PubMed ID: 23263904]
Murray SE Schneider DF Bauer PS Sippel RS Chen H .
Synchronous and antecedent nonthyroidal malignancies in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jun;216(6):1174-80
[PubMed ID: 23522438]
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 May 9;
[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 May 3;
[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 Apr 17;
[PubMed ID: 23623585]
Smith JJ Chen X Schneider DF Nookala R Broome JT Sippel RS Chen H Solorzano CC .
Toxic nodular goiter and cancer: a compelling case for thyroidectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Apr;20(4):1336-40
[PubMed ID: 23108556]
Smith JJ Chen X Schneider DF Broome JT Sippel RS Chen H Solórzano CC .
Cancer after thyroidectomy: a multi-institutional experience with 1,523 patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr;216(4):571-7; discussion 577-9
[PubMed ID: 23403140]
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 Mar 12;
[PubMed ID: 23477346]
Burke JF Naraharisetty K Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H .
Early-phase technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy can improve preoperative localization in primary hyperparathyroidism. Am J Surg. 2013 Mar;205(3):269-73; discussion 273
[PubMed ID: 23351511]
Ojomo KA Schneider DF Reiher AE Lai N Schaefer S Chen H Sippel RS .
Using body mass index to predict optimal thyroid dosing after thyroidectomy. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Mar;216(3):454-60
[PubMed ID: 23318118]
Schneider DF Ojomo KA Chen H Sippel RS .
REMNANT UPTAKE AS A POSTOPERATIVE ONCOLOGIC QUALITY INDICATOR. Thyroid. 2013 Feb 1;
[PubMed ID: 23373869]
Schneider DF Mazeh H Chen H Sippel RS .
Lymph node ratio predicts recurrence in papillary thyroid cancer. Oncologist. 2013;18(2):157-62
[PubMed ID: 23345543]
Mazeh H Khan Q Schneider DF Schaefer S Sippel RS Chen H .
Same-day thyroidectomy program: eligibility and safety evaluation. Surgery. 2012 Dec;152(6):1133-41
[PubMed ID: 23158183]
Mazeh H Kouniavsky G Schneider DF Makris KI Sippel RS Dackiw AP Chen H Zeiger MA .
Intrathyroidal parathyroid glands: small, but mighty (a Napoleon phenomenon). Surgery. 2012 Dec;152(6):1193-200
[PubMed ID: 23068087]
Schneider DF Mazeh H Sippel RS Chen H .
Is minimally invasive parathyroidectomy associated with greater recurrence compared to bilateral exploration? Analysis of more than 1,000 cases. Surgery. 2012 Dec;152(6):1008-15
[PubMed ID: 23063313]
Mazeh H Suwanabol PA Schneider DF Sippel RS .
Late manifestation of tracheal rupture after thyroidectomy: case report and literature review. Endocr Pract. 2012 Jul-Aug;18(4):e73-6
[PubMed ID: 22297061]
Schneider DF Day GM De Jong SA .
Calcium-lowering medications in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism: intraoperative findings and postoperative hypocalcemia. Am J Surg. 2012 Mar;203(3):357-60; discussion 360
[PubMed ID: 22245506]
Schneider DF Dobrowolsky A Shakir IA Sinacore JM Mosier MJ Gamelli RL .
Predicting acute kidney injury among burn patients in the 21st century: a classification and regression tree analysis. J Burn Care Res. 2012 Mar-Apr;33(2):242-51
[PubMed ID: 22370901]
Schneider DF Palmer JL Tulley JM Kovacs EJ Gamelli RL Faunce DE .
Prevention of NKT cell activation accelerates cutaneous wound closure and alters local inflammatory signals. J Surg Res. 2011 Nov;171(1):361-73
[PubMed ID: 21067780]
Brubaker AL Schneider DF Palmer JL Faunce DE Kovacs EJ .
An improved cell isolation method for flow cytometric and functional analyses of cutaneous wound leukocytes. J Immunol Methods. 2011 Oct 28;373(1-2):161-6
[PubMed ID: 21889511]
Schneider DF Palmer JL Tulley JM Speicher JT Kovacs EJ Gamelli RL Faunce DE .
A novel role for NKT cells in cutaneous wound repair. J Surg Res. 2011 Jun 15;168(2):325-33.e1
[PubMed ID: 20089261]