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Lynne Schneider, PhD
Freelance Medical Writer
Lynne Kolton Schneider, PhD
Boca Raton, FL

About Lynne Schneider, PhD

Dr. Lynne Schneider is a freelance medical writer with an extensive portfolio and over 25 years of experience in the medical and healthcare communication fields.

Dr. Schneider has worked with several leading medical communication and education companies. She has collaborated with government agencies, physicians and other healthcare professionals to prepare materials or research for publication.

Her areas of expertise include medical school curriculum development, conference coverage, manuscript development for journal submission, journal articles and white papers, clinical research, needs assessments, and web-based training for professionals. Furthermore, her work encompasses a wide variety of certified CME and non-certified educational activities and publications, spanning most of the major therapeutic categories and diseases.

Dr. Schneider received an undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She received her Masters degree at the New York University School of Education, Health, Nursing and Arts Professions, and Doctoral degree from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.

Articles Written by Lynne Schneider, PhD

Facilitating Greater Osseointegration Properties with a Deeply Porous Titanium Scaffold on PEEK

In the search to reduce fixation-related complications and infections associated with current interbody fusion cages, investigators have pursued various methods for integrating a titanium surface onto PEEK to promote osseointegration.

Benefits of Walking Sticks in Patients with Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

This study evaluated spatiotemporal relationships and kinematics of the lower extremities and spine during gait with walking sticks compared with a walker in 20 patients with scoliosis.

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: Are There Advantages of Surgical Correction During Adolescence?

Isador Lieberman, MD presented results of a retrospective study comparing the surgical outcome of idiopathic scoliosis patients who underwent corrective surgery as young adults with those who had surgery during adolescence.

3D-Printed PEEK Implants in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Early results from a study using patient-specific 3D-printed PEEK implants in the surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

Bundled Payments in Spine Surgery: Lessons Learned

While a majority of stakeholder groups are embracing the concept of bundles, physicians are not equally sold on the idea.

Factors Affecting Medicare Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Reimbursement for Minimally Invasive Deformity Spine Surgery

The study investigates the effect of Medicare DRG on reimbursement based on length of stay and medical comorbidity in MIS deformity surgery.

Spine Surgery “Hype”? Robotics, Biologics, Navigation, Lasers

“Don’t Believe the Hype” was one of the popular symposiums held during the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS).

Why Perform Spinal Injections at All? Evidence is Weak

The audience discussion included the question, "If the patient is not a surgical candidate, would you and do you send that patient for pain management?"

Patient Risk for Recurrent Herniation and Readmission by Annular Defect Size

Study results indicate intra-operative identification of annular defect size may allow spine surgeons to risk-stratify patients for recurrent disc herniation.

Expandable Technology in Minimally Invasive TLIF

Findings from a prospective longitudinal study involving 25 patients who underwent MIS TLIF with an in situ expandable interbody device.

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