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Peter A. Schneider, M.D.

Peter A. Schneider, M.D.

Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

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Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
400 Parnassus Avenue, A-501
San Francisco, CA 94143-0957
Phone: (415) 353-2357
Fax: (415) 353-2669
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  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Five-Year BA-MD Curriculum, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Class of 1983
  • Undergraduate, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1976-1978
  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • Resident in General Surgery, June, 1983 to June, 1986 and July, 1988 to June, 1989
  • Chief Resident in General Surgery, July, 1989 to June, 1990
  • Research Fellowship: Roon Center of Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis, Department of Basic Research and Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory, Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA, July, 1986 to June, 1988
  • Clinical Fellowship: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery, July, 1990 to June, 1991
  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Peter A. Schneider, M.D. is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at University of California San Francisco. Dr. Schneider received his MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at the University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Schneider was the founding member and chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii from 1994-2018. At Kaiser, he developed an aneurysm screening and surveillance program for patients with aneurysms and a registry for patients with carotid disease used for surveillance. He oversaw the development of the first endovascular operating room in the Kaiser system.

Dr. Schneider has served on numerous committees for the Society for Vascular Surgery and is the past president of Western Vascular Society where he also served on a number of its committees. He has been invited to numerous visiting professorships and has served as faculty or course director for many specialty courses. He authored "Endovascular Skills," the 4th edition, to be published in 2019, and has co-authored three other books on various aspects of vascular surgery. Dr. Schneider founded two medical device companies, served as an adviser to many others, and has been awarded numerous patents.

Dr. Schneider is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, Fellow of the International Society of Vascular Surgery, a past president of Western Vascular Society and has authored several textbooks including Endovascular Skills, the 4th edition, to be published later this year. During the course of his career, Dr. Schneider has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

  • Henry Strong Denison Research Award, 1982-1983
  • Pickle Research Award, 1982
  • Sellard Award, for Clinical Field Research, 1979
  • President's Undergraduate Fellowship, 1978
  • University of California Regents' Scholar, 1978
  • James A. Vohs - Award for Quality, 1997
  • Quality of Service Award for HPMG, 1997
  • Certificate of Excellence in Patient Care for HPMG, 2002
  • Quality of Service Award for HPMG, 2003
  • Best of the Regionals Scientfic Paper Presentation at SVS, 2004
  • Patient Satisfaction Award for HPMG, 2007
  • Best Doctors in Honolulu, 2004-present
  • Strathmore's Who's Who. 2004-present
  • Who's Who Professional of the Year, Vascular Surgery, 2006
  • America's Top Surgeons, 2007-present
  • Phil Chiu Award, Best Presentation of Scientific Paper, 2008 Straehley Symposium
  • HPMG Leadership Award 2013
  • President of Western Vascular Society, 2014
  • President of Vascular and Interventional Advances, 501c3 nonprofit, 2013-2014
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Dr. Schneider has served as National Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials. Over 25 years, he has been a strong proponent of clinical research in vascular disease and has participated extensively in trial design, oversight, core lab analysis, events committees, data analysis, follow up, presentation, and publication. He has consulted on the regulatory pathway and pivotal trials for many vascular devices, has participated in numerous meetings with the FDA and has testified at FDA panel hearings. His experience includes performing procedures for several first-in-human trials. 

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  1. Rocha-Singh KJ, Duval S, Jaff MR, Schneider PA, Ansel GM, Lyden SP, Mullin CM, Ioannidis JPA, Misra S, Tzafriri AR, Edelman ER, Granada JF, White CJ, Beckman JA. Mortality and Paclitaxel-Coated Devices: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. Circulation. 2020 May 06. View in PubMed
  2. Schneider PA, Varcoe RL. Re: Risk of Death and Amputation with Use of Paclitaxel-Coated Balloons in the Infrapopliteal Arteries for Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2020 May 03. View in PubMed
  3. Dinh K, Gomes ML, Thomas SD, Paravastu SCV, Holden A, Schneider PA, Varcoe RL. Mortality After Paclitaxel-Coated Device Use in Patients With Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Endovasc Ther. 2020 04; 27(2):175-185. View in PubMed
  4. Conte MS, Bradbury AW, Kolh P, White JV, Dick F, Fitridge R, Mills JL, Ricco JB, Suresh KR, Murad MH, Aboyans V, Aksoy M, Alexandrescu VA, Armstrong D, Azuma N, Belch J, Bergoeing M, Bjorck M, Chakfé N, Cheng S, Dawson J, Debus ES, Dueck A, Duval S, Eckstein HH, Ferraresi R, Gambhir R, Garguilo M, Geraghty P, Goode S, Gray B, Guo W, Gupta PC, Hinchliffe R, Jetty P, Komori K, Lavery L, Liang W, Lookstein R, Menard M, Misra S, Miyata T, Moneta G, Munoa Prado JA, Munoz A, Paolini JE, Patel M, Pomposelli F, Powell R, Robless P, Rogers L, Schanzer A, Schneider P, Taylor S, Vega de Ceniga M, Veller M, Vermassen F, Wang J, Wang S. Corrigendum to 'Global Vascular Guidelines on the Management of Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia' [European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 58/1S (2019) 1-109]. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2020 03; 59(3):492-493. View in PubMed
  5. Gray WA, Levy E, Bacharach JM, Metzger DC, Randall B, Siddiqui A, Schonholz C, Alani F, Schneider PA. Evaluation of a novel mesh-covered stent for treatment of carotid stenosis in patients at high risk for endarterectomy: 1-year results of the SCAFFOLD trial. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Nov 11. View in PubMed
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