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  • Adele S Schneider, MD

    Dr. Schneider works with the Genetics Team to provide a wide range of genetic services, including evaluations of infants, children and adults suspected of having developmental or physical problems with a genetic cause.

    Dr. Schneider is internationally renowned for her research on anophthalmia and microphthalmia – birth defects in which children are born without eyes or with very small eyes – and for establishing aninternational registry, gene-screening program, and support group for this disease.

    Top Doc, 1992, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2001, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2004, Philadelphia magazine 
    Top Doc, 2013, Philadelphia magazine

    Locations & Hours

    Children's Hospital of Phila


    Baragwanath Hospital S. Africa

    Medical School

    Witwatersrand Univ., S.Africa


    Wilmington Medical Center

    Teaching Appointment

    Thom. Jefferson Univ. Hospital

    Board Certifications
    • Genetics
    • Pediatric Genetics
    Takes Referrals for:
    • Genetics
    • Pediatric Genetics
    Areas of Interest
    • Ano/Microphthalmia Research
    • Eval. of Persons with Delays
    • Jewish Genetic Dis. Screening
    • Prenatal Genetic Counseling
    Additional Languages
  • Adele Schneider