Dr. Sanford Schneider, Pediatric Neurology

Dr. Sanford Schneider provides care for the full range of neurological conditions. He has special interest in neurological disorders, particularly epilepsy, headache, and genetic disorders of children and adolescents.

Dr. Schneider is board certified in child neurology, neurology, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and pediatrics. Dr. Schneider completed medical school at the New York University School of Medicine in New York and interned at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He completed his pediatric residency at Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York followed by a pediatric neurology and neurology fellowship at the Neurological Institute of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York.

Dr. Schneider was the former professor and director of the division of child neurology at the Loma Linda School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California and was the Presbyterian Health Professor and Director of the Division of Child Neurology at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Currently, Dr. Schneider is a clinical professor of neurology and pediatrics at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Schneider was elected as a fellow of the American Neurological Association, and is a Fellow of both the American Academies of Neurology and Pediatrics.


CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave. 125
Orange, CA 92868

CHOC Children’s Neuroscience Center
505 S Main St 350
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329


  • Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Internship
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Pediatric Neurology Fellow
    Neurological Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Pediatric Residency
    Babies Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Administrative Appointments

  • Neurology, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Editorial Boards

  • Annals of Neurology
  • Journal of Pediatrics
  • Journal of Perinatology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • American Neurological Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Child Neurology Society

Our neurologists commonly treat:

  • Sanford Schneider MD
    • Appointments:
    • Office: 714-50-7601
    • Specialties: Child Neurology, Neurodevelopmental Disability
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

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