Palo Alto Hand Surgery

Dr. Andrew Gutow 

Dr. Jennifer Schneider


About Dr. Schneider

Jennifer Schneider, MD received her M.D. degree in 1994 from Georgetown University School of Medicine after graduating from Harvard University. She then went on to Stanford University Medical Center where she completed her general surgery internship, orthopedic surgery residency and then additional training in hand and upper extremity surgery.

Dr. Schneider joined the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in 2001. She is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Schneider has extensive experience in the treatment of all types of hand and upper extremity disorders. She is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Common Conditions and Surgeries

The following are common conditions and surgeries done by Dr. Schneider. Please contact her office if you would like a consultation regarding any of these conditions.

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Fractures of the fingers or hand forearm or elbow
  • DeQuervain's tenosynovitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts
Dr. Schneider and her husband have two children and live in Palo Alto. They enjoy staying active and spending time with friends. 

Dr. Schneider volunteers with the Palo Alto schools and served on the executive board of the Palo Alto Council of PTAs as VP of health and wellness for 2 years. 

She also volunteers extensively with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).