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Franklin Schneider, MD FACC, FASNC, FASE

Franklin SchneiderDr. Schneider is a diagnostic cardiologist board certified in cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine in 1989 and continued his postgraduate education in internal medicine at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital and Faulkner Hospitals in Boston. After serving as Chief Medical Resident at the Faulkner Hospital, he completed his cardiovascular medicine fellowship at the Lahey Clinic, where he concentrated in noninvasive imaging. During his fellowship, Dr. Schneider participated in research projects looking at the use of echocardiography to evaluate cardiac performance. His research has been presented at a number of national meetings, as well as being published in major cardiology journals.

Since joining Cardiovascular Associates of Rhode Island in 1996, he has continued to pursue his interest in non-invasive testing. Dr. Schneider is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and American Society of Echocardiography.

His personal interests include spending time with his family, photography, hiking, and physical fitness.

Dr. Schneider and assistant getting patient ready for MRI


  • Nuclear Cardiology, 2005
  • Echocardiography, 2000
  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1997
  • Internal Medicine, 1993


  • Cardiology Fellowship, 1993-1996, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA
  • Chief Medical Resident, 1992-1996, Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 1989-1992, Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA


  • Doctor of Medicine, 1989, - Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Bachelor of Science,: Biology-Chemistry, magna cum laude, 1985, - Union College, Schenectady, NY
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