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Mr. Mark David Schneider, D.O.

Family Practitioner

Dr. Mark David Schneider D.O. is a top Family Practitioner in Downey, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Mark David Schneider D.O. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Mark David Schneider D.O. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Mark David Schneider D.O. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Downey, CA, Dr. Mark David Schneider D.O. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
43 years Experience
Mr. Mark David Schneider, D.O.
  • Downey, CA
  • A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

What are the qualifications and training required to become a specialist in family medicine?

I am a program director for a family medicine residency program. Candidates must be graduates of an accredited allopathic (md) or osteopathic (DO) Medical school and have passed READ MORE
I am a program director for a family medicine residency program. Candidates must be graduates of an accredited allopathic (md) or osteopathic (DO) Medical school and have passed at least 2 of 3 parts of the national licensing exams to apply for a residency position. The residency is a 3 year intensive program that prepares the physician for both inpatient and outpatient care.

How do I prevent my children from becoming overweight?

Start now; Mom and Dad are the role models for healthy lifestyles. Get rid of the junk food. Try introducing foods listed in the Mediterranean diet. Also, get more exercise READ MORE
Start now; Mom and Dad are the role models for healthy lifestyles. Get rid of the junk food. Try introducing foods listed in the Mediterranean diet. Also, get more exercise with the kids; e.g. walk the dog, throw the baseball, shoot some baskets, go swimming, etc, but do it on a regular basis.

My husband is down with a viral infection. Can it pass on to my daughter?

Do not share utensils, and have your husband wear a surgical mask.

Could my family doctor have suspected my heart attack?

If your family physician kept track of your blood pressure, cholesterol, and lifestyle habits, that's all he can do. He cannot change genetics, but you can decrease your risk READ MORE
If your family physician kept track of your blood pressure, cholesterol, and lifestyle habits, that's all he can do. He cannot change genetics, but you can decrease your risk by weight loss and regular exercise. Remember, your heart is a muscle and it needs exercise to be strong.

Can my family doctor help me with diabetes?

Your family doctor can test your blood sugar in a few seconds. Certainly, your family doctor is trained to care for diabetes in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Occasionally, READ MORE
Your family doctor can test your blood sugar in a few seconds. Certainly, your family doctor is trained to care for diabetes in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Occasionally, an endocrinologist can be consulted in difficult cases.

Are high hemoglobin levels a problem?

Yes. This can represent primary or secondary polycythemia. Secondary causes include chronic, and advanced COPD. Primary can be benign or a form of red cell leukemia.

What can I do for hot flashes?

Estrogen is the only treatment that works for all women. All other treatments are inferior or placebo effect