Dr. Alan Schneider, MD

Dr. Alan Schneider, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Alan Schneider, MD is a geriatric psychiatry specialist in Van Nuys, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1983 and specializes in geriatric psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and more.

5990 Sepulveda Blvd Ste 640

Van Nuys, CA 91411

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Major Depressive Disorder
more than 35% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 27% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adult Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

3  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Va Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schneider has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schneider's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schneider to family and friends
12 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Schneider's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

After the residents at the UCLA clinic completely botched my care, Dr. Schneider was absolutely terrific in setting me on the proper course. I am very grateful for his help with my depressive illness, and the severe case of hypertension that they missed
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Single best MD experinece in 24 years. He took a really long history, called my prior psychiatrist, and coordinated with my GP. He pointed out that I had been misdiagnosed and was really bipolar , not major depression. I'm fortunate to have been taken into his practice
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Not a good experience. His receptionist is cold and rude. The doctor is basically a Rx writer- nothing more or less.
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Dr. Schneider is one of those rare breed of excellent doctors who still takes a complete history, keeps up on recent changes in the field, and gives personal attention to his patients
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Doctor Schneider gets down to the root causes of your condition. He is all business and does care about his patients. You have to follow his strict guidance if you want to see improvement. He is spot on with the diagnoses! Highly recommend if you are serious of getting better. He has a straight...more
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