James M. Schneider, M.D.

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James M. Schneider, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (457 patient reviews and ratings)
Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma

Dr. James Schneider is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose interests include orthopaedic trauma, fracture care, and sports injuries of the knee and shoulder. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston and served as a team physician for the Boston Celtics.

Dr. Schneider is the team physician for several local high schools and colleges.

“Dr. Schneider provided me with an alternative treatment trying to avoid a surgical procedure. I am hopeful and confident the treatment will work. His patience and knowledge are appreciated.”

– Arthur S.

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“Very personable. Explaining everything he was doing. I will definitely go back to Dr. Schneider.”

– Eva B.

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“Every visit I’ve Had with Dr. Schneider has been very good! He’s such a good and kind man and very attentive to his patients. One of the best doctors I know. His staff is no exception—a very kind and professional group.”

– Mary C.

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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science: Siena College, Loudonville, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Medical Society of the County of Albany
  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Staff Appointments

  • Albany Medical College: Clinical Assistant Professor

Hospital Affiliations

  • Albany Medical Center
  • Capital Region Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • University at Albany, State University of New York


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