David Schneider, MD, MS, FACS

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


David Schneider, MD, MS, FACS, is an endocrine surgeon at UW Health and an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Surgery.

Dr. Schneider specializes in diagnosing and treating all endocrine issues, including autoimmune conditions such as Hashimoto’s disease, Graves’ disease and myasthenia gravis, tumors (both benign and cancerous), hormone imbalances and endocrine cancer. He uses the latest minimally invasive techniques when treating his patients. These include endoscopic thyroidectomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy and focused diagnostic exploration, which is used to evaluate the return of thyroid cancer.

Dr. Schneider conducts clinical research in hyperparathyroidism, thyroid cancer, Graves' disease and adrenal disorders to determine the best treatment approaches for each condition. He is also a member of the UW Health Physician Informatics Team.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

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

Areas of expertise

  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenocortical Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Endocrine cancer
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Graves Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy
  • Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy
  • Modified Radical Neck Dissection
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Substernal Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroiditis