Charles L Schnee, MD| Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery | MedStar Health

Charles L Schnee, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (531 reviews)

Specialties: Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery

Languages: English

443-777-6867

About me

Charles Schnee, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon with more than 20 years of clinical experience. At MedStar Health, he offers a full-range of consultative and surgical services for general neurosurgery. Dr Schnee is fellowship trained in spinal surgery and offers minimally-invasive and microsurgical operative approaches. Dr. Schnee specializes treatment for spinal disorders associated with degenerative disease, prior surgeries, instability, spinal cord and nerve compression, adult scoliosis, osteoporosis, trauma, infection, congenital anomalies, and tumors.

Dr. Schnee earned his medical degree at Tufts Medical School, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr Schnee trained in Neurological Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Schnee had a full time academic appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland, serving as Chief of Spinal Surgery, and a clinical appointment with the UCLA School of Medicine. Prior to joining MedStar Health, Dr. Schnee served as Chief of Neurosurgery at Saint Agnes Hospital, and Chief Medical Officer at Maryland Specialty Surgery Center.

Dr. Schnee serves as president of the Maryland Neurosurgical Society and is a fellow of both the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and American College of Surgeons.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Herniated Disc
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Tumor
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Vertebrae
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arachnoid Cyst
  • Arnold Chiari Malformation
  • Astrocytic Cancer
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Brain
  • Brain Metastases
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Bulging Disc
  • Burst Fracture
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Cerebellar Tumor
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Cyst
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervical Bone Spur
  • Cervical Compression Fracture
  • Cervical Deformity
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Cervical Disc Displacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Injury
  • Complex Spine Deformities
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Ependymoma
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Hemorrhage
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Flatback Syndrome
  • Foot Drag
  • Foot Drop
  • Glioma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniation Syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial Mass
  • Intraventricular Tumor
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Injury
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Scoliosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Stress Fracture
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesions
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Malignant Brain Neoplasm
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Cerebellum
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Frontal Lobe
  • Meningioma
  • Meningioma Of The Spine
  • Metastatic Brain Cancer
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Radiculopathy
  • Ruptured Intervertebral Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Cord Anomalies
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Schwannoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Deformity
  • Spine Fracture
  • Spine Tumor
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis With Myelopathy
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Temporal Tumor
  • Thoracic Herniated Disc
  • Vertebral Fracture
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Procedures I perform

  • Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery In The Cervical Spine
  • Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery In The Lumbar Spine
  • Back Surgery
  • Biological Enhancement Of Spine Fusions
  • Biopsy Of Brain
  • Brain Surgery
  • Burr Hole
  • Cerebral Decompression
  • Cervical Decompression
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Laminotomy
  • Cervical Spine Fusion
  • Cervical Spine Revision
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari Decompression
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Compression Fracture Surgery
  • Craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Csf Shunt Removal
  • Decompression Laminectomy
  • Decompression Median Nerve At Elbow
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Diskectomy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion (ACDF)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Low Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microneurosurgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Partial Lumbar Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy Surgery
  • Needle Biopsy Of Brain
  • Open Biopsy Of Brain
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy And Fusion
  • Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Fusion, Without Instrumentation
  • Posterior Lumbar Laminectomy With Instrumentation And Fusion
  • Posterior Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Robotic Spine Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cyst Removal
  • Spinal Schwannoma Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Spine Deformity Correction Surgery
  • Spine Fusion
  • Spine Instrumentation
  • Spine Microsurgery
  • Spine Reconstruction
  • Spine Revision
  • Spondylosis Surgery
  • Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Surgical Treatment Of Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Laminectomy
  • Ventricular Shunt
  • Ventriculo Peritoneal Shunt
  • Ventriculostomy
  • Vertebrae Surgery
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9103 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 302
Baltimore, MD, 21237

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4660 Wilkens Avenue
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Baltimore, MD, 21229

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406 Marvel Court
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2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD, 21225

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Open POS II
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Network OA
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Open HMO
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Surgery

Residency Program: University of Pennsylvania (1997)

Fellowship Program: University of Texas Health Sciences Ctr at Houston (1995)

Internship Program: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1991)

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (1990)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 15, 2023

    Darn near perfect, very understanding, very thorough

  • Dec 6, 2023

    Dr Schnee is one of the most caring, professional doctors that I have ever known.

  • Dec 6, 2023

    From initial consultation through surgery for herniated disc to followup appointments to monitor healing, could not ask for better care