Orthopaedics

John Snyder, MD

John Snyder, MD

Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Pain Specialist

Dr. Snyder completed his residency training and fellowship subspecialty training in Interventional Pain Management through the internationally recognized Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth Universities’ Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Snyder focuses on the non-operative treatment of painful spinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

As a result of his training and experience he is able to offer a comprehensive patient-centered treatment program, including the latest interventional treatments for these conditions.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship: VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain
  • Resident: VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain
  • Internship: VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Medical School: Medical College of Virginia, VCU, Richmond, VA
  • Undergraduate: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Psychology

Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR), 2010
  • Subspecialty Pain Medicine, ABPMR 2010

Hospital Affiliations

  • Colonial Heights Surgical Center
  • John Randolph Medical Center
  • Southside Regional Medical Center

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Medical Association

Publications

  • Hamza M, Anderson DG, Snyder JW, Deschner S, Cifu DX. Effectiveness of levetiracetam in the treatment of lumbar radiculopathy: an open-label prospective cohort study. PM&R 1:335-339, 2009

Presentations

  • Snyder J: Reliability and validity of pain measurement tools. Grand Rounds, VCU Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Richmond, Virginia. February 2008.
  • Snyder J: Overview of Cardiac Rehabilitation. Grand Rounds, VCU Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Richmond, Virginia. May 2009.

Abstracts

  • Snyder J, Gu Y, Goldin M, Lester D, Cifu D. Clinical correlation with MRI findings in L5/S1 radiculopathy. Am Journal PM&R 88:S13-S14, 2009.
  • Snyder J, Hamza M, Anderson D, Deschner S, Cifu D. Open Label Study of Levetiracetam in the Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy. Am Journal PM&R 88:S14, 2009.