John S. Schneider, MD, MA, FACS

Associate Professor
Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
Chief, Division of Rhinology

Patients seen at

Ear, Nose & Throat Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, Suite A, Floor 11
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 362-7509

Ear, Nose & Throat Center
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1044 N Mason Rd.
Suite L20
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 362-7509

Mailing address

Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
660 S. Euclid Ave.-Campus Box 8115
St. Louis, MO 63110

Clinical Interests

Dr. Schneider has advanced fellowship training in Endoscopic Sinus and Anterior Skull Base Surgery.  He specializes in the care of patients with sinonasal disorders including septal deviation, acute and chronic rhinosinusitis, nasal polyps, nasal and sinus tumors, cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, and anterior skull base tumors.  His research interests include chronic sinusitis, quality measurement and improvement, health care communication, and cognitive bias in health care.

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  • Rhinology/Skull Base Surgery Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, 2012-2013
  • Otolaryngology Residency, Rush University Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, 2008-2012
  • General Surgery Internship, Rush University Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, 2007-2008
  • MD, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 2003-2007
  • MA, Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago, 2001-2003
  • BA, Economics, The University of Chicago, 1993-1997

Selected publications

  1. Lee JJ, Roland LT, Licata JJ, Orlowski HLP, Jiramonkolchai P, Piccirillo JF, Kallogjeri D, Klatt-Cromwell CN, Chernock RD, Schneider JS. Morphologic, intraoperative, and histologic risk factors for sinonasal inverted papilloma recurrence. Laryngscope. 2019 May 21.
  2. Mattos JL,  Rudmik L, Soler ZM, Manes RP, Higgins TS, Setzen M, Lee J, Schneider J, Stokken JK. A Framework for Quality Measurement in the Pre-Surgical Care of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Review from the Quality Improvement Committee of the American Rhinologic Society. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2018 Sep 3.
  3. Rudmik L, Mattos JL, Stokken JK, Soler ZM, Manes RP, Higgins TS, Setzen M, Lee J, Schneider J. Rhinology-specific priority setting for quality improvement: a modified Delphi study from the Quality Improvement Committee of the American Rhinologic Society. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2017 Oct;7(10):937-944.
  4. Scott-Wittenborn N and Schneider JS. Assumptions of Quality Medicine: The Role of Uncertainty. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 Aug 1;143(8):753-754.
  5. Dutton JM, Schneider JS, Ray CA; The Intranasal Z-Plasty For Nasal Valve Collapse. 2012; Advanced Rhinoplasty: Art, Science, and New Clinical Techniques; Schiffman and Di Giuseppe ed.; Springer-Verlag, Berlin. In Press.
  6. Pinto JM, Schneider J, Perez R, DeTineo M, Baroody FM, Naclerio RM (2008) Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are lower in urban African American subjects with chronic rhinosinusitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Aug;122(2):415-7.
  7. Sigari F, Schneider J, and Pinto JM (2006) Case report: Use of Mobile Procedure Unit for In-patient Otolaryngology Procedures, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 2007 Jan;136(1):125-7.
  8. Ginsburg et. al. (2000) Retention in the United States Job Corps: Analysis and Recommendations. U.S. Department of Labor Research and Evaluation Monograph Series 01-E.

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