Dr. Ellen Schneider, MD

Dr. Ellen Schneider, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
(24)
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Dr. Ellen Schneider, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read her story

985 Robert Blvd Ste 105

Slidell, LA 70458

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Schneider's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Schneider "Ellen Schneider, MD is a board certified Ophthalmologist and native New Orleanian who has over 25 years of experience in medical and surgical eye care. She graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University and earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. After a year of Internal Medicine at Baylor University in Dallas, Texas she returned home to New Orleans for her Ophthalmology residency at The LSU Eye Center. From her undergraduate years to medical school, residency and into private practice many prestigious honors and awards have been bestowed upon her. Dr. Schneider was involved in the original BOTOX FDA clinical trials in 1987 and is one of the first doctors in the Greater New Orleans area to use BOTOX for cosmetic uses and for blepharospasm. Her surgical expertise is in refractive cataract surgery. Thousands of her patients not only see clearly after cataract surgery; they do so without glasses. Dr. Schneider was the first eye surgeon in St. Tammany Parish and one of the first in Jefferson Parish to perform laser cataract surgery. She is a member of many professional medical societies, has served as Chairperson of the Ophthalmology Department at East Jefferson Hospital, Chairperson of charitable fundraisers, has co-authored publications of clinical research, and is involved in clinical research. Dr. Schneider enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and three children."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schneider has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schneider's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schneider to family and friends
4.9
based on 24 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Schneider's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Slidell, LA
It's evident from the time you walk into the office that patient comfort is top priority. The only light you see comes from computer screens, patients eyes are dilated and this helps. I came in with my 83 y/o mom. it had been 10yrs since our last encounter. The staff gently maneuvered her from one...more
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in Pearl River, LA
Dr. E, thank you for my easy visit yesterday. Your staff as always, treated me with great respect, and true kindness. I wasn't feeling very well, but the staff made it more thanbearable. Thank you as always, Bruce Hall.
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in New Orleans, LA
I would highly recommend Dr. Schneider to family and friends. I trust her with my children and myself, and I think that statement in and of itself speaks volumes. I had cataract surgery and had the Symfony lens used--it's a game changer! Love my new eyes! and my new sight! Dr. Schneider...more
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in Slidell, LA
I had been searching for an eye doctor for over a year, one who could cure my runny eye. After visiting several doctors, I found Dr. Schneider who knew exactly what to do to stop the running. Dr. Schneider is a rare breed. She takes time with her patients, answers questions so that the patient...more
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in New Orleans, LA
Outstanding surgeon, who is precise, who listens, and who does not make the patient feel rushed. I had been nervous in advance, and she dispelled my nervousness with her calmness and competence. The outcome was amazing, and exactly as she had stated. Even though she had explained to me what and how...more
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