Robert J. Schneidewend, DO, Hematologist & Oncologist with North Memorial Health Hospital

Get to know Hematologist & Oncologist Dr. Robert J. Schneidewend, who serves patients in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.

Dr. Schneidewend is a hematologist & oncologist who is currently serving patients at North Memorial Health Hospital, located in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. North Memorial Health started as a single hospital in 1954 by a doctor that wanted to do things differently – do things better. Today, that inventive spirit continues throughout a network of 26 specialty and primary care clinics, urgent and emergency care offerings, medical transportation services and two hospitals – North Memorial Health Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital – not to mention the 350+ care providers and 6,000+ team members that are dedicated to delivering a more connected experience for patients.

Dr. Schneidewend received his Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. Thereafter, he went on to complete a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI, followed by a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the same College.

Dr. Schneidewend is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Dr. Schneidewend is trained in all areas of medical oncology, with a special focus in genitourinary cancers (such as prostate, testicular, and kidney), multiple myeloma, leukemia, and lymphoma. Through collaboration with the Blood Center of Wisconsin, he trained with some of the leading hematologists in the country.  

Hematology, also spelled haematology, is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. As a hematologist & oncologist, Dr. Schneidewend specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma.He has a special interest in treating blood clots with new oral anticoagulants.

Dr. Schneidewend believes in providing compassionate, high-quality care to his patients. As part of a holistic healthcare approach, he tailors treatment options to best fit their goals and lifestyle.  He also believes that collaboration is essential to successful cancer treatment, so he serves as a customer advocate who partners with other physicians, nurses, and pharmacists to ensure that his patients are receiving the most comprehensive care possible.

Having grown up in Chicago, Dr. Schneidewend has an appreciation for American architecture, and is excited to learn about the history and evolution of the Twin Cities skyline. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, outdoor running, and traveling abroad.

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