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MD, Georgetown University Washington, DC
George Washington University Medical Center Washington, DC University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Total Comments: 103
My son was VERY nervous but the Dr and his assistant made him very comfortable (the Dr even made my son laugh). Very nice and caring attitude towards us.
provider didn't spend enough time with my child
Everyone was very helpful and great. the nurses were friendly and the dr was through and explained things very well.
we enjoyed our experience with Dr Schnek thus far and feel comfortable proceeding with him
Our son has been having issues for three years and finally drove two hours to a specialist. This provider treated our 13 year old son rude and like he was dumb. He used medical terms and of course I had to explain what it meant. Also, Not one test, Ultra sound or blood work was given. Extreme thirst and not being able to hold going to the bathroom should be tested. Also, I feel that he was so rushed. I could not believe he worked with children, because his bed side manner was very distant. I was so upset and disappointed in this man. When we got back and I phoned our PCP they could not believe they did no testing at all. Instead he told us to drive 2 hours and 30 mins to get his pelvic bone massage, are you kidding me?!? I should not have had to pay for this visit at all.
I was impressed with the Doctors knowledge. I that he would of reviewed my sons ultrasound disk that we brought with us, so he understood why we were referred..
excellent care by Dr Schneck and his team!
Dr Schneck was knowledgeable, patient, and a great doctor.
this Dr was extremely personable and made my son feel very comfortable
Overall we had a wonderful experience. The procedure was explained clearly to us so we knew what to expect, and any questions I had about follow-up care were answered as well.
love Dr Schneck! wish we would've chosen him as a provider years ago!
Dr. Schneck exceeded our expectations at our prenatal urology appointment. He explained everything thoroughly and matter of fact which we appreciated. He took his time with us and answered all questions we had
Dr. Schneck was great. He did a thorough exam and sat down to discuss our questions and concerns. I felt like he took time with us and wasn't rushing off to his next appointment. Normally, I would not have asked so many questions but Dr. Schneck did not make me feel rushed so I felt comfortable asking all of my questions.
Dr. Schenck and his team are amazing! They go above and beyond to treat my daughter and make personal connections with her and myself. They are true professionals and experts in their field of urology.
I missed an appointment with my son a while back because I was 25 mins later. For this appointment, I waited almost 35 mins to be seen, that didn't include the wait time after preliminary check up
Dr. Schneck (as well as the Dr who came in at first- resident?) were excellent. They were respectful, kind, built rapport and were knowledgeable. Dr. Schneck and his resident easily had my child interacting with them. We had no wait time and Dr. Schneck had already spoken with Dr. Nowalk, who treated our son when he was hospitalized, about his illness. My husband and I appreciated Dr. Schneck's expertise, ability to explain things to us in terms we could understand and confidence in a plan moving forward with our son's care. I have already recommended Dr. Schneck to friends who are looking for a urologist to see their child.
Dr. Schneck was highly recommended by other medical professionals for my son's repair. Upon meeting Dr. Schneck, I found him to be knowledgable, highly skilled, professional and caring. We trusted his expertise and felt confident that he was the best of the best. Very happy with his care.
we loved Dr. Schneck Francis, he did a great job, and very professional, highly recommend him
Basically the doctor made me feel uncomfortable. my son was there for a checkup from kidney removal and he told me he didn't understand why i was there and didn't need to come back. he didn't answer any questions my son had and was IGNORANT.
Dr. Schneck seemed irritated to be in the room with us and was very short with his answers. He attempted to leave the room twice and I had to stop him to ask questions. Our appointment started 30 minutes early, so I would not understand a need to rush to another patient's room. I was incredibly disappointed at the lack of empathy towards my child's medical condition. He is knowledgeable and I have no doubt that he is an incredibly competent doctor.
the pa and the doctor were very thorough and friendly and answered all of our questions. they were very professional and explained things so we could understand.
He does what's expected and needed... I'm satisfied..
Excellent bedside manner at the hospital when my son needed emergency surgery. He was wonderful with my son in the office as well. Seeing as though he's 14 discussing sensitive issues, Dr. Schneck was fantastic.
our apt with dr schneck exceeded our expectations. he explained everything we needed to know in a way I fully understood. I left feeling confident in my child's care and the next steps to be taken.
it was the fastest and best spescaliist appointment. everyone was kind and informative and I didnt have a long wait.
Dr. Schneck and his team are knowledgeable and caring. Dr. Schneck listened carefully to our concerns and questions and answered thoroughly.
Dr Schneck was very compassionate even though our son was very upset. His staff was just as kind and understanding.
It is frustrating to drive over 2 hours for a dr appt consult that lasts less than 5 minutes. The assistant took more time to listen my concerns that the dr did. He took one look at my son's issue, said that wasn't the problem and started to walk out. I interrupted him before walking out to ask him a question. His response was "years ago I had to decide if I wanted to work with urine or poop. I chose urine." And walked out.
Dr. Schnek is a top shelf doctor. We are grateful for him and his team. We are also thankful for Cliff Rowe who has been a game changer in my sons care at Children's Hospital. Thank you team for giving my son a fresh start on living a pain free life.
Spent less than 2 minutes with my son. Didn't give a full exam for the issue we were seeing him for.
Dr. Schneck is by far one of the best health care providers I have ever had the pleasure of having. He thoroughly listened and answered all questions I had regarding my sons upcoming procedure. The day of the procedure, I was at ease knowing my son was in the care of Dr. Schneck. UPMC is lucky to have such a wonderful provider representing their facility.
phenomenal . upmc should teach other healthcare providers about customer service because they have it figured out . grateful
Dr. Schnick is exceptional! He was very professional and great with my son. The surgery was a success and I like how he makes my young son comfortable at every appointment. This doctor is such a great asset for Children's Hospital.
Dr. Schneck has been by far the best doctor we have ever seen! I will not miss traveling to Pittsburgh for our check ups but I will miss Dr. Schneck and his team more than anything. Thank you for everything over the past 2 years and for taking care of my little boy!
Dr. Schneck has a wonderful rapport with my son. He is easy to talk to and is open to my questions and discussion about my son's health. He takes the time to think medical issues through and give me options on my son's healthcare. He is very knowledgeable about my son's medical history.
Dr. Schneck and his PA were both very knowledgeable and explained things clearly. They took time to answer questions.
Dr schneck is excellent!
He and everyone in the office were amazing. Very knowledgeable but able to explain so we'd understand.
Excellent hand hygiene by both Dr. Scheck and Susan PA-C!!!!
Dr. Schneck has great bedside manner, and is an extremely skilled surgeon. My son who was born with Bladder Exstrophy, has been seeing Dr. Schneck for almost 7years.
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Schneck and his staff. He was wonderful with my daughter. He thought about our travel distance (3hours) and tried to accommodate us to the best of his ability. After her surgery, she had some minor complications, everyone was so caring and called to make sure she was doing okay.
Dr. Scheneck cares about the patients health and is very personable.
Doc Schnek is very polite, great with my 10 year old, and a great doctor and surgeon.
dr. Schenck and Kathleen Perich are wonderful. They take their time with the family and gave my son the best care. We couldn't be happier with our experience.
Dr. Schneck was very informative and took good care of our situation. This was our first visit to him and hopefully we will see him only once again, when my daughter has her surgery.
he is so nice and down to earth as well as knowledgeable.
Every staff member at Dr. Schneck's office was warm, compassionate, and eager to make our visit a pleasant one. I can't say enough good things about all the lovely folks at the office!
I had a great experience at UPMC the doctor was awesome and the staff was kind and helpful. Thank you for making my experience with u guys great.
We had an excellent experience with Dr Schneck! Very personable, extremely well educated and told us exactly how it is and what we needed to hear (good and bad!).
it is pretty good
hospital was good and Doctor listens to us and explains better everything.
He is definitely very good, knowledgable Dr. I'm a computer scientist who doesn't understand a single thing about medical and my kid was diagnosed with his condition and Dr Schnack explained very well what it is in first two visits in fact in second visit he drew a diagram which made it very clear. In the third visit I had less understanding of what's going on, but I knew my next steps. May be cause he needs to diagnose before telling us (which is what the next appointment is) but I was little disappointed
I was very pleased with the care and concern Dr. Schneck provided for my son.
Dr. Schneck provider is very knowledgeable about his specialty. He was able to explain things in an easily understandable way.
Best doctor we have ever had. Dr. Schneck takes the time to explain our sons condition and his progress. We will be very sad to see Dr. Schneck go once our sons is healed.
Dr. Schneck is a skilled surgeon who has helped my son tremendously. We are so thankful our son is in his care.
did not even see Dr schneck. seen someone else even though we seen Dr schneck was there
Excellent care! He provided information concerning our child's medical condition that had not been provided to us by previous doctors at WVU Medicine.
Dr. Schneck is absolutely incredible. Our daughter was born with a complex and rare defect of her urinary tract and he has given her the chance to live a perfectly normal life through his amazing surgical skill and expertise. He treats her like shes his own, always makes time to see and talk with us and answers questions anytime we call. We can not possibly thank him enough for everything he has done for our daughter and our family.
Dr. Schneck has been taking care of my daughter her entire life. He gives us his utmost attention, and has a sincere and genuine interest in her progress and her quality of life. I have recommended him to several friends and family members over the years.
We have been seeing Dr. Schneck since our son was 3 weeks old (He is now 9 months). My husband and I always appreciate how straight forward he is with explaining our son's condition and how he does it with both clarity and compassion. Through some challenging times we always felt comfort in knowing that our son had the best doctor and was receiving the absolute best care. We will forever be grateful for Dr. Schneck.
Dr Schneck was really great! one of the best experiences with a doctor in a long time. He seemed to genuinely care about the health of our son now and in the future while not trying to over test or over prescribe something for him-which seems the way doctors are these days. I can not recommend him enough!
everything was great.
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Schneck. He is professional and has a really good rapport with my child. He is very knowledgeable and and speaks from obvious years of experience. I feel that he truly cares about my son and I trust him completely with my son's medical care. He is very personable and explains medical terminology in a way that is easily understandable to a parent.
everything was great!
Very pleasant experience with both Dr. Schneck and his assistant (sorry, I forgot the name)
Dr. Shapiro, she was a resident who introduced herself and asked for permission to exam my son. She has a great bedside manner Dr. Schneck was really personable, thorough and felt comfortable with the plan of care
Very kind and respectful. Was gentle and took time with our son (20 mo)
the doctor and his pa were wonderful! very helpful and caring.
the dr has either a PA or a nurse practitioner either way she was wonderful. she saw us first. she was great with us and my son
this was by far the best doctor visit we have ever had.
Dr. Schneck has always provided great care for my son. He is a great surgeon and I trust that he does all that he can to help my child. He has always been honest and up front with us.
Very patient, friendly and extremely knowledgeable doctor. He is always kind to my son and speaks with him in a nice way. Wonderful and value the time that he spends during our visits.
The staff here was the best I've seen in a long time. Both the Dr and the PA were great with my daughter and explained every step to us. They went above and beyond to accommodate us and were very fast with the follow up. I am very impressed and will be comfortable coming back in the future
Everyone was very nice and helpful.
We were provided with excellent care & would refer this provider to family & friends!
Dr. Schneck and his resident WALKED OUT OF THE ROOM after they told my son that he would need to have surgery. My son began to cry and started asking questions and Dr. Schneck and the resident LEFT THE ROOM! They did not answer my sons questions--the questions were very typical for a child facing a surgical procedure. I was told that the providers were too busy to come back to our room and engage in a conversation with my child, that I needed to schedule another appointment to have this goal accomplished. I believe that this is poor form and despicable bedside manner. I can't entertain questions about hernia surgery because I have never completed hernia surgery. I am still very upset about this appointment. Children's Hospital professionals should be able to engage in meaningful conversations with Children.
doctor explained everything we need to know to make informed decisions. he didn't rush through any information and we feel confident he is very competent to take care of our son.
Dr. Schneck went above and beyond to listen to symptoms that were unrelated to my daughter's appointment with him. His thoughtful and genuine concern for her overall health was breathtaking and completely unexpected. Any parent should engage Dr. Schneck' services with the assurance their child will receive outstanding care and follow up.
Dana the doctors nurse was very friendly, helpful and informative. the doctor was nice as well
Dr. Schneck is wonderful. He is easy to talk to, energetic, and I feel that he cares about my son and our family. I trust him.
loved the dr will definitely come back to see him or recommend him is we or someone else needs a dr in his field
Dr.Scneck was very helpful and went above and beyond
We are always impressed with the level of care offered by CHP. Our local small hospitals do not come close to what we experience in Pittsburgh.
The information given was very clear and concise. The PA was very helpful in explaining results and listening/answering related questions. The Dr. seemed to have been a bit rushed with us, but we did not have any immediate concerns to address, so that may have been a factor.
Dr. Schneck is by far the BEST doctor that my husband and I have ever had. He really takes care of his patients and explains everything that is going on with your child in terms you understand. We will miss him when our son's condition is cleared up!
We were impressed with Dr. Schneck. He gave us the information we needed and I trust his expertise.
excellent. Dr and assistant great. very friendly and personable.
courteous and polite
The nurse practitioner paid attention to our issues and explained exactly what was going on and a course of treatment. She was thorough and spent time helping us.
THE DOC WAS A GENUINE PERSON I LIKED THAT FELT VERY COMFORTABLE WITH HIM AND HIS PA GREAT EXPERIENCE
First time at this hospital & with this provider - just wonderful all around! Everyone was friendly, professional, and beyond helpful!
Dr Schneck did surgery on my son for hypospadia repair in December. He is confident and knowledgable. My only complaint would be our experience will central scheduling. When I called to schedule the post op check up in wexford, I was told he would not be there until May. Dr. Schneck was surprised I was told this as he stated that he frequently sees patient in that office. We are from Erie, clearly an appointment in Wexford would be much easier for us!
I was extremely impressed with this provider. My child was scheduled within 24 hours, and the receptionist called ahead of time to let me know everything we would need to bring since we were travelling 3 hours for the appointment. The doctor was knowledgeable, and the PA was friendly and informative.
One plus hour wait time past appointment time
He is wonderful with both of my children and always makes sure I understand completely all information provided
I was impressed with the Doctor and the Nurse practitioner. Considering that my child is 2, their interaction was wonderful!
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