John Schneider attended Thousand Oaks High School in Thousand Oaks, California, and graduated in 1979. He chose to attend school at USC and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences in 1983 after graduating cum laude. John Schneider made the decision to attend medical school after this, enrolling in USC’s School of Medicine in 1983. In 1987, he graduated and obtained his Medical Degree. He remained involved in academic pursuits, as well, publishing articles in respected scholarly journals.
From 1987 until 1993, Dr. John Schneider worked at the University of Southern California and Keck School of Medicine. He worked initially as a Resident, then as a Chief Resident, Spine Fellow, and finally as an Assistant Professor. He would later join the U.S. Air Force and serve as a Major and Staff Neurosurgeon in Wilford Hall Medical Center, 59th Medical Wing, in San Antonio, Texas. He was able to serve as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Texas – San Antonio. It was in September of 1996 that he became a Partner with a private practice called Neurosurgical Associates. In August of 2004, Dr. John Schneider became an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. He was also the Director of the Degenerative Spine Program as well as a Fellowship Instructor with the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. John Schneider founded Northern Rockies Neuro-Spine in June of 2005.
Northern Rockies Neuro-Spine has offices today in Cody, Powell, and Sheridan, Wyoming, with clinical offices in Billings, Montana. It was founded and is today owned by Dr. John Schneider, M.D. He is a neurological and spine surgeon who has specialized in complex spinal decompression and reconstruction using minimal access technology.