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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 
    Top Doc, 2014, 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