Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

David F. Schneider, MD, MS, FACS

  • Surgery (General)
David F. Schneider, MD, MS, FACS


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).

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Surgery

Practice locations

  • East Madison HospitalEndocrine Surgery Clinic
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2888
    • Closed now
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  • East Madison HospitalAdrenal Disease Clinic
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2888
    • Closed now
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Surgery
Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

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

  • Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenocortical Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • 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

Research and publications

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.