John Schneider MD » Directory
Dr. Schneider has a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and went on to specialize in Neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Schneider was mentored by world renowned Neurologist/Pain Medicine specialist Dr. Miroslav “Misha” Backonja. Drs. Schneider and Backonja collaborated on pain research projects focusing on determining the cause of pain. Dr. Schneider is double Board Certified in Neurology and Pain Medicine.
Upon successful completion of residency, Dr. Schneider finished his sub-specialty fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the Department of Anesthesia and Peri-operative Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University. While there he worked closely with Anesthesiologists/Pain Medicine specialists Dr. William Hammonds and Dr. Dan Martin. Dr. Hammonds is one of the pioneers in the area of pain medicine education, having mentored hundreds of physicians over the years. Dr. Martin has made major contributions to the field of radiofrequency ablation techniques (a form of long lasting pain treatment). While completing his fellowship training, Dr. Schneider gained knowledge on pain medication management and interventional techniques in both the acute and chronic pain settings.
Dr. Schneider’s unique training background provides him with the ability to integrate the best approaches of each sub-specialty and be able to accentuate which approach is most appropriate for each individual patient.
Dr. Schneider is active in healthcare politics and serves as a legal consultant in the fields of Neurology and Pain Medicine. In his spare time Dr. Schneider enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons. He enjoys zymurgy, boating, archery, camping and golfing.
Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Schneider is active in leadership in the following societies:
Vice President – Tennessee Pain Society
Vice President – Tennessee Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Dr. Schneider has been accepted and is an active member in the following societies:
1. American Academy of Neurology
2. American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
3. American Pain Society
4. American Headache Society
5. American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
6. Tennessee Medical Association
Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, TN
Middle Tennessee Ambulatory Center, Murfreesboro, TN
Williamson Medical Center, Franklin, TN
Williamson Ambulatory Surgery Center, Franklin, TN
Veterans Administration Hospital – Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, TN
American Board of Neurology