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Ruth B. Schneider, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

  • Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology , Movement Disorders (SMD)
  • Assistant Professor - Center for Health and Technology - Joint

Patient Care Setting



Dr. Schneider graduated from Brown University in 2006 and received her MD from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2010. She completed her neurology residency in 2014 and a movement disorders fellowship in 2015, both at the University of Rochester. She joined the faculty in 2015 and specializes in the care of patients with movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and essential tremor. She is the Director of our Huntington's Disease Society of America Center of Excellence.



  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/16/2010 - 6/30/2011
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015
Fellowship in Movement Disorders at University of Rochester Medical Center

7/1/2011 - 6/30/2014
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Adams JL, Lizarraga KJ, Waddell EM, Myers TL, Jensen-Roberts S, Modica JS, Schneider RB. "Digital Technology in Movement Disorders: Updates, Applications, and Challenges." Current neurology and neuroscience reports.. 2021 Mar 3; 21(4):16. Epub 2021 Mar 03.

Larson DN, Schneider RB, Simuni T. "A New Era: The Growth of Video-Based Visits for Remote Management of Persons with Parkinson's Disease." Journal of Parkinson's disease.. 2021 Jan 20; Epub 2021 Jan 20.

Schneider RB, Richard IH. "The Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Research: A Commentary on "Brainstem Pathologies Correlate With Depression and Psychosis in Parkinson's Disease"." The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.. 2021 Jan 19; Epub 2021 Jan 19.