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Specialties & Research

Dr. Lon Schneider, MD, MS is board certified in Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Clinical Depression (Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognition Disorders
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Epidemiology
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Mental Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Vascular Dementia

Education & Awards

Dr. Schneider graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Alzheimer Disease
Cognition Disorders
Depressive Disorder
Psychotic Disorders
Best Doctors in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Magazine
The 327 Best Mental Health Experts, Good Housekeeping
The Best Doctors in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 1992 - 2009
First Annual Dorothy Kirsten French Memorial Lecture, The French Foundation for Alzheimer Research
Senior Investigator Award, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
11th and 21st Annual Research Awards, Los Angeles Alzheimer
Tsai Memorial Lecture, Los Angeles/Brentwood VA Medical Center
Senator Mark Hatfield Award for Clinical Research, Alzheimer's Association


Dr. Schneider has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • USC University Hospital 
  • USC Care Medical Group, Inc. 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Lon S Schneider MD and MS is a male Geriatic Psychiatrist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Lon S. Schneider practice?
Dr. Lon Schneider has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lon Schneider practices Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry near Los Angeles, CA.
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