Darren B. Schneider, MD

Vascular Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (646) 962-8450
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography




Dr. Schneider was an Associate Professor of Surgery and an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco prior to coming to NYP/Weill Cornell as Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

His clinical research is focused on the design and development of endovascular devices for the treatment of aortic aneurysm and dissections and lower extremity arterial occlusive disease (PAD).  Additional clinical expertise includes treatment of venous thoracic outlet syndrome, endovascular treatment of chronic venous occlusions and carotid artery stenting. He has led many clinical trials investigating new stent grafts and other new devices for treatment of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms, and lower extremity artery blockages. He also directed an NIH-funded  laboratory research program studying  stem cell therapy for the treatment of limb-threatening vascular disorders.

Dr. Schneider is widely published, with 38 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, 8 review articles, and 10 book chapters.Dr. Schneider's expertise is demonstrated by the more than 90 invited lectures he has given to other medical professionals both nationally and internationally.  He also serves as a reviewer for 4 professional journals.

Dr. Schneider received his B.S. degree from Stanford University in June, 1988 and his M.D. from the University of California, San Diego, in June, 1992.  He completed his general surgery residency training at the University of California, San Francisco in June, 2000, taking time out to complete a Postdoctoral fellowship at Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Surgery, San Francisco, from July 1995 to June 1998.  Dr. Schneider also completed a fellowship in interventional radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, from July, 2000 to June, 2001 and a Vascular Surgery fellowship from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.

A leader in his field, Dr. Schneider is a member of many prestigious professional surgical organizations including: the Society for Vascular Surgery, where he serves on several committees; the International Society of Endovascular Specialists; the Society of Interventional Radiology; the Association for Academic Surgery; the International Society for Vascular Surgery; the Society of University Surgeons and the Western Vascular Society.  Dr. Schneider was also the President-elect and Program Chair of the Northern California Vascular Society.

Dr. Schneider is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and serves as a committee member on the ACS Committee on Emerging Surgical Technology. He is also a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, where he chaired and served as a member of several committees.

 

 

 

 

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Affinity [Access (Exchange)]

Affinity [HMO]

Amida Care

Cigna

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

Fidelis Care

GHI [CBP]

Healthfirst

Medicaid

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]

Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter (HMO)]

POMCO

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

United Empire

UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1992 University of California San Diego School of Medicine

Internship: 1993 University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Residency: 2000 University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Fellowship: 2002 University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Locations

525 East 68th Street Starr 8
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (646) 962-8450

Fax: (212) 746-5812

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Associate Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College