David Schneider, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, who specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery. He is also an author and medical historian. His book, “The Invention of Surgery,” a riveting work that explains how surgery became modern, comes out this week.
A graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Schneider completed his orthopedic training at Penn State and went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. He continues to work as a medical consultant for the Los Angeles Dodgers.