Daphne E. Schneider, MD, is a well-versed geriatrician who diagnoses and treats patients at Cambridge Health Alliance/ CHA Primary Care-Somerville Hospital in Sommerville, Massachusetts, which she joined in 2010. Furthermore, she is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She has an impressive professional journey that spans fourteen years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in geriatrics, complex symptom management, primary care, and family medicine. As a geriatric medicine physician, Dr. Schneider has dedicated training and unique experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions that can affect geriatric patients. Prior to her current endeavors, she served as Geriatrician at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Illinois (2006-2010). Throughout her many years of experience, she has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her practice, as evidenced by her sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her work.
Education and Training
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine 1999
Geriatric Medicine (Family Medicine)
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM- Geriatric Medicine
Dr. Daphne Schneider, MD's Expert Contributions
Any change in weight in an older patient warrants a medical work up. An appointment with her medical provider should be made. In the meantime, social interventions such as making sure she has company for meals, help with obtaining food and help preparing meals could be tried. An appetite stimulant is not generally recommended READ MORE
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Key Note Speaker Massachussettes American Family Physicians CME 2019 - 2019
- Top Geriatrician 2017 Boston Magazine
- Top Geriatrician 2019 Boston Magazine
- Heart Disease
- Parkinson's Disease
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Vascular Disease
- American Geriatrics Society
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- Rush University Medical Center Family Medicine 2002
- Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences Geriatric Medicine 2006
- Geriatrics, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Family Physicians, American Geriatrics Society
What do you attribute your success to?
- Loves old people and both parents were doctors. Loves and supports Cambridge\'s working model
Hobbies / Sports
- Classical Music
Dr. Daphne Schneider, MD's Practice location
Glenview, IL 60026Get Direction
Somerville, MA 02143Get Direction
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139Get Direction
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Get to know Dr. Daphne Eleanor Schneider, a physician specializing in the care of frail older adults.
Older patients require unique care and this exceptional Geriatrician specializes in managing the health needs of the elderly, including issues of cognitive loss and memory impairment, functional deficits, adverse effects of medications, immobility and balance, and falls prevention. Her patients are generally living with multiple chronic diseases such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, Parkinson’s disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Vascular Disease and Dementia. Dr Schneider works with elders and their families to create an environment of safety and wellbeing for her patients.
Dr. Schneider practices at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) Primary Care in Somerville and does House Calls to patients no longer able to come to the clinic. CHA is a public safety-net health system based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cambridge Health Alliance is a health system serving over 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, CHA patients have access to advanced care for complex conditions at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
CHA’s operates the nationally accredited Cambridge Public Health Department and community health programs across its service area. It works with the local government and non-profit agencies to provide care for all patients including those who are uninsured and underinsured.
Dr. Schneider earned her degree from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She completed her residency at Rush University Medical Center in Family Medicine. She gained a fellowship at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. Her knowledge, experience and empathy of the challenges faced by senior citizens contributes to her longevity as a leading physician. She treats frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Schneider is a faculty instructor at Harvard’s School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Geriatrics Society, She has been the recipient of numerous awards including Regional Top Doctor, NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home and Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program.
Daphne E. Schneider, MD, is a Leading Geriatrician with Cambridge Health Alliance in Sommerville, Massachusetts
Daphne E. Schneider, MD, is a well-versed geriatrician who diagnoses and treats patients at Cambridge Health Alliance/ CHA Primary Care-Somerville Hospital in Sommerville, Massachusetts, which she joined in 2010. Furthermore, she is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. She has an impressive professional journey that spans fourteen years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in geriatrics, complex symptom management, primary care, and family medicine. As a geriatric medicine physician, Dr. Schneider has dedicated training and unique experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions that can affect geriatric patients. Prior to her current endeavors, she served as Geriatrician at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Illinois (2006-2010). Throughout her many years of experience, she has upheld a steadfast commitment to the ethical and professional standards of her practice, as evidenced by her sterling record, and ensures an impeccable degree of patient satisfaction in all facets of her work. For more information about Dr. Daphne E. Schneider, please visit https://www.challiance.org/cha/find-a-doctor/schneider_daphne_md_273.
Daphne E. Schneider, MD, attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and was awarded his medical degree in 1999. She conducted her family medicine residency at Rush Medical College/Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois (1999-2002). In addition, Dr. Schneider is fellowship trained in geriatrics at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York, New York (2004-2006). She further received board certification in family medicine and geriatric medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine and remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Geriatrics Society. In addition to her medical degree, she holds an undergraduate degree acquired at Cornell University (1975). Her practice received Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems and NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home recognitions and she was honored as a Top Doc by Castle Connolly. She feels that her success is attributable primarily to her love of working with the elderly, her love and support for Cambridge Health Alliance’s working model, and to the inspiration of her parents, who were both doctors. For more information about Dr. Daphne E. Schneider, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/Expert/3410157-Daphne-Schneider.
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