M.D., FAANS, FACS, FAAP
Dr. Steven Schneider is the co-chief of the division of pediatric neurosurgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Schneider graduated Baylor College of Medicine (1982) first in his class and received his medical degree with high honors. He completed his neurosurgical residency program at Baylor and later secured a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at NYU. Thereafter, he joined Long Island Neurosurgical Associates, where he is a senior partner. Dr. Schneider is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, and the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. He is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Schneider’s clinical expertise includes the management of pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, pituitary tumors, epilepsy, spasticity, craniosynostosis, hydrocephalus, spinal dysraphism, arachnoid cysts, and traumatic brain injury. His primary focus is on pediatric neurosurgery, however, he maintains an active adult practice in congenital disorders found in adulthood as well as functional neurosurgery. Dr. Schneider serves on the advisory council of several foundations and is active in clinical research. He participates in pediatric brain tumor biology research at the Feinstein Institute and serves as an ad hoc editor for multiple scientific journals including Pediatric Neurosurgery.