Benjamin Schnapp, MD, MEd

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Med Flight


As a physician specially trained in emergency medicine, Benjamin Schnapp, MD, MEd leads a team of expert health care clinicians who treat people with illnesses or injuries that could be life-threatening or pose an immediate risk to their health and well-being. Injury or illness can be caused by disease, infection, stroke, heart attack, or bodily trauma, and may include symptoms such as fevers, vomiting, bleeding, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and pain. He speaks with patients, obtains lab tests and imaging, such as X-rays to diagnose the injury or illness and provides necessary treatment.  

Whether it is a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack, or a condition needing rapid treatment, such as pneumonia, Dr. Schnapp attentively and compassionately listens to all patients to understand their health care needs and provide the most advanced medical care available.

Dr. Schnapp’s clinical interests include traumatically injured patients, musculoskeletal emergencies and central nervous system infections.  

As associate residency program director, Dr. Schnapp’s research interests include clinical teaching skills, the resident physician as teacher, resident physician wellness and decision making. 

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY