Bret Schneider, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Portrait of Bret Schneider

A biological psychiatrist and brain stimulation specialist, Bret has developed more than one hundred medical technologies, from computerized surgical navigation systems to implantable devices and biologics. He leads ZAP’s research in radiomodulation: the use of radiosurgery for non-destructive neuromodulation. Bret earned a BA cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, an MD from Rush University in Chicago, and graduated a clinical residency in Psychiatry at UCLA. He completed a fellowship in neurosurgical Stereotactic Radiosurgery and a fellowship in Advanced Psychiatry, both at Stanford. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.