Alan Schneider, MD, Psychiatry, Corona Del Mar, CA, UCI Medical Center


Psychiatry Corona Del Mar, CA


Chief Chemical Dependency Program VA Medical Center Los Angeles

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  • I have spent the past 28 years in a dual career of administrative medicine and clinical psychopharmacology. I have spent some 14 years in phase 1 through 3 clinical trial testing of agents for depression/anxiety/dementia/migraine/parkinsons/ schizophrenia/bipolar disorder. For 12 years I did research in TMS.
    I currently serve as an expert reviewer for the California Medical Board and the US Department of Justice
    I currently serve as Western Regional Medical Director for Aetna Behavioral Health. I am a Federal reviewer of hospital systems and also do quality assurance work on a multitude of health care systems

Education & Training

  • Duke University School of MedicineFellowship, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, ECT, 1999 - 1999
  • VA Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1987 - 1988
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1986 - 1987
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 1984 - 1985
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984
  • Keck School of Medicine of USCClass of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2012 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1984 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine Addiction Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Addiction Medicine
  • Added Qualification in Administrative Psychiatry
  • American Board of Addiction MedicineAmerican Board of Addiction Medicine
  • American Board of Addiction MedicineDiplomate
  • Diplomate of the American Society of Addiction MedicineAddiction Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology Psychopharmacology
  • Society of Addiction Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Marquis Top 100 Marquis Who’s Who, 2016-2018
  • Alpha Omega Alpha University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1983
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Society, 1983
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Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • 4 week placebo controlled study of rTMS in negative symptoms of schizopreniaStanley Foundation2000–2004
  • 4 week placebo controlled study of rTMS in negative symptoms of SchizophreniaNARSAD2000–2004
  • Ronald Reagan Research Award in Alzheimers DiseaseAlzheimers Association2000–2004

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