Dr. Evan Snyder

Neonatology
San Diego, CA
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

San Diego, CA

Address

University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA
Directions

About

Bio

Physician-scientist, specializing in stem cell biology and developmental neurobiology; personalized medicine and disease modeling Harvard 1980-2003 Recruited in 2003 to Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute to launch & direct stem cell program; also to University of California-San Diego -- for clinical & research activity Hospital-based practice only Neonatal intensive care (all areas), neonatal neurology, interventional neurology in the newborn, personalized medicine, Completed 2 terms as Chairman of the FDA's Cell, Tissue, & Gene Therapies Advisory Committee Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow of the American Society of Neural Therapy & Repair

Specialties
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Neonatology

Hospital-based practice

Pediatric Critical Care

Pediatric Neurology

Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
The incidental finding on XRay of some arthritic changes is actually common. Such changes start earlier than you think; we just don't get Xrays to see... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
You don't have to worry about pregnancy, but you do have to worry about sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Having unprotected sex -- whether anal o... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
In addition to the tests recommended to see if your growth plates are still visible, I would go to your physician who may refer you to an endocrinolog... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
If you had an infection at the surgical site for 2 weeks, I suspect that, by now, you would be feel more ill with systemic symptoms like fever & p... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Yes. Definitely get vaccinated! COVID will do harm; the vaccine will not.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Cough itself will not hurt your lungs and is not dangerous in and of itself, as long as you can catch your breath, are not turning blue, or passing ou... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
That heart rate is not, by itself, abnormal at rest. But should be put in context (with your doctor's help): will it increase with exercise? do you ge... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
yes. you have likely made an accurate self-diagnosis. However, you should still be examined by your physician to make sure you are noticing everything... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
I assume that you are pregnant and you tested positive for a neural tube defect in your fetus. You need to be followed by your OB and need to have an ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
While such painful lumps are often benign cysts that can grow and shrink with your menses (and are common), your lump should not be ignored and should... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Those rumors are entirely WRONG. The vaccine has no effect whatsoever on fertility or even on babies born to vaccinated moms. The vaccine is MUCH safe... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Any fever should be investigated. Although bacterial infections are more common than viral, your COVID positivity certainly makes that a risk. However... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
The answer to this question somewhat depends on the cause of the POTS. Hopefully, you are under the care of a physician. If symptoms exist, some medic... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
After the 1st wk of life, after all babies lose weight (usually water weight), they begin to grow a long a particular % growth curve that is often not... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Definitely need more info, including a pic of the bruises, more info from the child, & more from the parents. I'm assuming no fever, no other comp... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
I need more details about your conditions. Hopefully you have a primary care doc & have seen an endocrinologist & cardiologist. It's possible ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
1st, please see your pediatrician soon for a formal weight & a plot of your baby's growth curve to see if it's appropriate. Unfortunately, I don't... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Yes, you should have a holter monitor to determine the frequency & context (stress, diet, exercise, etc.) of the rhythm detected on your EKG &... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
The baby had an entirely normal response to having his face submerged. If he looks fine to you after this momentary submergence, then he really is fin... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
yes. it can be. if there are no symptoms of light-headedness, passing out, shortness of breath, discoloration, fast heart rate, chest pain, chest palp... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Not if the mother is negative for all of those conditions. She should get tested.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
The "ties" on a baby's tongue only need to be clipped (a very simple procedure, by the way, done quickly at the bedside) only if interferes with breas... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
They both are accurate but with some variability. Not only must they be taken together, but the value of the ultrasound is in serial examinations over... Read More
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Monoclonal antibodies have been useful in decreasing the severity of COVID-19 in all variants until now (with the omicron). Only 1 of the 3 monoclonal... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
You need to go to the ER NOW if you are having respiratory symptoms. The ER will not only do a COVID-test but also check your respiratory status (e.g.... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Yes, you should go to the hospital to be examined NOW & have blood work done to assess liver (& probably renal) function. Depending on how muc... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
Just follow it for a bit longer. if after 2 or 3 more months, then you should see your gynecologist for an exam. At your age, variability can be quite... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Snyder
Neonatology 43 years experience
This is not a constellation of signs & symptoms that should be sorted out here. You need to go to your primary doctor NOW for additional tests &am... Read More
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Testimonials
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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Snyder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 24, 2016
Dr. Snyder is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2016 #virtualflower1
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TY just so weird it’s always in the same place and he never has answrr
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Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions!
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This was very helpful to me Doctor👍☺️

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Boston Children's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
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