VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Staff - Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System
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Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System


VA Medical Center Names New Chief of Staff

August 31, 2012

Dr. Thomas D. Schneider has been named the new Chief of Staff for the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) as of August 26, 2012.

Since June 2008, Dr. Schneider has served as the Chief of Medical Service, charged with day-to-day operations of all inpatient and outpatient internal medicine and medical specialty services, geriatrics/extended care, and hospice/palliative care.  He has been instrumental in leading the effort to establish and expand the facility’s affiliation with Oklahoma State University and the medical and surgical residency programs. 

Prior to VA, he served as Chief of Staff (1996-2003) and Assistant Chief of Staff/Chief of Ambulatory Care (1993-1996) at W.W. Hastings IHS Hospital in Tahlequah, Okla.  Dr. Schneider joined JCMVAMC in 2003 as the Associate Chief of Staff/Primary Care.

Dr. Schneider received his medical degree from the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1990 and completed his residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center in 1993.  He is board certified for the American College of Osteopathic Internists and a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists.