David Schneider, MD, FAAFP

Faculty physician/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, California; Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine

Dr. Schneider cares for the underserved in Santa Rosa, California, serving Latino, Southeast Asian, and Eritrean populations. He has taught the breadth and depth of family medicine for more than 20 years, and his professional interests include the physician-patient relationship and clinical skills. Cardiovascular system conditions are one of his specialty topics, and he points to "the growing body of evidence suggesting that lifestyle is as effective as, or more effective than, pharmacologic interventions in primary prevention." Dr. Schneider also focuses on conditions of the endocrine system (especially thyroid); skin conditions and dermatology; primary prevention, with a focus on lifestyle; and procedures. Board certified in both family medicine and integrative holistic medicine, he produces Dr. Dave's To Your Health segments for Wine Country Radio and BlogTalkRadio.com.