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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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).

Specialties

Surgery (General)

Adrenal Adenoma

Adrenocortical Cancer

Cancer Surgeons

Carcinoid Tumor

Conn's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Endocrine Cancer

Endocrine Surgery - Specialists

Graves Disease

Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Hypoparathyroidism

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy

Modified Radical Neck Dissection

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Myasthenia Gravis

Pheochromocytoma

Substernal Goiter

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Nodule

Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal (Endocrine) Surgery

Thyroidectomy

Clinics

University Hospital
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University Hospital
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UW Health at The American Center
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University Hospital
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UW Health at The American Center
(608) 440-6300 | (844) 607-4800 | Map
UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Clinical Informatics
Surgery
Fellowship

Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI


Residency Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
Medical School Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

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.


PubMed Articles
Randle RW Bates MF Schneider DF Sippel RS Pitt SC Survival in patients with medullary thyroid cancer after less than the recommended initial operation. J Surg Oncol . 2018 May;117(6):1211-1216
[PubMed ID: 29266278]
Balentine CJ Vanness DJ Schneider DF Cost-effectiveness of lobectomy versus genetic testing (Afirma®) for indeterminate thyroid nodules: Considering the costs of surveillance. Surgery . 2018 Jan;163(1):88-96
[PubMed ID: 29128178]
Bates MF Lamas MR Randle RW Long KL Pitt SC Schneider DF Sippel RS Back so soon? Is early recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer really just persistent disease? Surgery . 2018 Jan;163(1):118-123
[PubMed ID: 29128176]
Randle RW Bates MF Long KL Pitt SC Schneider DF Sippel RS Impact of potassium iodide on thyroidectomy for Graves' disease: Implications for safety and operative difficulty. Surgery . 2018 Jan;163(1):68-72
[PubMed ID: 29108701]
Imbus JR Randle RW Pitt SC Sippel RS Schneider DF Machine learning to identify multigland disease in primary hyperparathyroidism. J Surg Res . 2017 Nov;219:173-179
[PubMed ID: 29078878]
Chu YH Hardin H Schneider DF Chen H Lloyd RV MicroRNA-21 and long non-coding RNA MALAT1 are overexpressed markers in medullary thyroid carcinoma. Exp Mol Pathol . 2017 Oct;103(2):229-236
[PubMed ID: 29107050]
Price AK Randle RW Schneider DF Sippel RS Pitt SC Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: decision-making, extent of surgery, and outcomes. J Surg Res . 2017 Oct;218:237-245
[PubMed ID: 28985856]
Lowell AJ Bushman NM Wang X Ma Y Pitt SC Sippel RS Schneider DF Randle RW Assessing the risk of hypercalcemic crisis in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. J Surg Res . 2017 Sep;217:252-257
[PubMed ID: 28711370]
Aburjania Z Jang S Montemayor-Garcia C Lloyd RV Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H Elfenbein DM Encapsulated follicular variant of papillary thyroid cancer: are these tumors really benign? J Surg Res . 2017 Aug;216:138-142
[PubMed ID: 28807198]
Lou I Chennell TB Schaefer SC Chen H Sippel RS Balentine C Schneider DF Moalem J Optimizing Outpatient Pain Management After Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: A Two-Institution Experience. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Jul;24(7):1951-1957
[PubMed ID: 28160140]
Schneider DF Cherney Stafford LM Brys N Greenberg CC Balentine CJ Elfenbein DM Pitt SC GAUGING THE EXTENT OF THYROIDECTOMY FOR INDETERMINATE THYROID NODULES: AN ONCOLOGIC PERSPECTIVE. Endocr Pract . 2017 Apr 2;23(4):442-450
[PubMed ID: 28095042]
Somnay YR Craven M McCoy KL Carty SE Wang TS Greenberg CC Schneider DF Improving diagnostic recognition of primary hyperparathyroidism with machine learning. Surgery . 2017 Apr;161(4):1113-1121
[PubMed ID: 27989606]
Alhefdhi A Ahmad K Sippel R Chen H Schneider DF Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Levels at 5 min Can Identify Multigland Disease. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Mar;24(3):733-738
[PubMed ID: 27743228]
Neuman HB Schumacher JR Schneider DF Winslow ER Busch RA Tucholka JL Smith MA Greenberg CC Variation in the Types of Providers Participating in Breast Cancer Follow-Up Care: A SEER-Medicare Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Mar;24(3):683-691
[PubMed ID: 27709403]
Lee CW Salem AI Schneider DF Leverson GE Tran TB Poultsides GA Postlewait LM Maithel SK Wang TS Hatzaras I Shenoy R Phay JE Shirley L Fields RC Jin LX Pawlik TM Prescott JD Sicklick JK Gad S Yopp AC Mansour JC Duh QY Seiser N Solorzano CC Kiernan CM Votanopoulos KI Levine EA Weber SM Minimally Invasive Resection of Adrenocortical Carcinoma: a Multi-Institutional Study of 201 Patients. J Gastrointest Surg . 2017 Feb;21(2):352-362
[PubMed ID: 27770290]
Lou I Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H Elfenbein DM The changing pattern of diagnosing primary hyperparathyroidism in young patients. Am J Surg . 2017 Jan;213(1):146-150
[PubMed ID: 27392754]
Randle RW Balentine CJ Pitt SC Schneider DF Sippel RS Selective Versus Non-selective α-Blockade Prior to Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma. Ann Surg Oncol . 2017 Jan;24(1):244-250
[PubMed ID: 27561909]
Lou I Balentine C Clarkson S Schneider DF Sippel RS Chen H How long should we follow patients after apparently curative parathyroidectomy? Surgery . 2017 Jan;161(1):54-61
[PubMed ID: 27863779]
Randle RW Balentine CJ Leverson GE Havlena JA Sippel RS Schneider DF Pitt SC Trends in the presentation, treatment, and survival of patients with medullary thyroid cancer over the past 30 years. Surgery . 2017 Jan;161(1):137-146
[PubMed ID: 27842913]
Elfenbein DM Katz M Schneider DF Chen H Sippel RS Thyroidectomy for Graves' disease in children: Indications and complications. J Pediatr Surg . 2016 Oct;51(10):1680-3
[PubMed ID: 27113266]