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Alan Ira Schneider, M.D.
Expertise: Cardiac Arrhythmias, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Heart Care
Appointment Phone: 301-681-9095
8630 Fenton St.
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Alan Schneider , M.D., F.A.C.C., received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine and was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore. He then completed fellowships in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Maryland Hospital. Dr. Schneider is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. His special interest is the surgical and medical management of cardiac arrhythmias. Dr. Schneider is Chief of Cardiology at Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. Schneider has been recognized as one of the area’s “Top Doctors” several times by Washingtonian magazine.
- MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine (1989)
- Mercy Medical Center / Medicine (1991)
- University of Maryland Medical Center / Internal Medicine (1992)
- University of Maryland Medical Center / Cardiology (1996)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (1995, 2005)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (1996, 2006)
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For more than two decades, Dr. Alan Schneider has been treating Wheaton resident Mark Olkon, 61, for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The condition, which results in an abnormally thickened heart muscle, causes shortness of breath and chest pain and may be associated with a variety of abnormal heart rhythms. In spite of medical therapy, a pacemaker/defibrillator and an ablation for atrial flutter four years ago, his condition continued to deteriorate; by 2011 he had developed atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure.