Adele Schneider, MD, FACMG
Director, Clinical Genetics, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
Medical Director, Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases
Adele Schneider, MD was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Following graduation from the Witwatersrand University Medical School in Johannesburg, she completed a pediatric residency at Wilmington Medical Center and Fellowship in Genetics and Metabolic diseases at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She has practiced Clinical Genetics at Einstein since 1990 and as Director of Clinical Genetics since 1992. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College and has published widely on genetics subjects including Tay-Sachs disease and presented posters and platform sessions at many genetics conferences. In 1995 she received the Einstein Physician Leadership Award and has been featured in “Top Docs” in Philadelphia magazine.