Frederick J. Schnell Jr., M.D.
Dr. Frederick J. Schnell, Jr., is a board certified Radiation Oncologist who has recently joined DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Radiation Oncology Specialists. Dr. Schnell enjoys taking care of patients and is committed to providing the most advanced options in Radiation Oncology. He treats all sites of cancer including breast, lung, brain, head and neck, gastrointestinal, and gynecologic tumors. Dr. Schnell has tremendous experience in prostate brachytherapy, having performed more than 1,000 I-125 radioactive prostate seed implants. He also specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery for brain, lung and spinal tumors. Dr. Schnell believes that utilizing the latest techniques and technology allows for the best delivery of cancer care.
Dr. Schnell attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina followed by an internship at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Schnell completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, NY, where he was Chief Resident.
Dr. Schnell is an active member of ASTRO (The American Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology), ASCO (The American Society of Clinical Oncology), and the ABS (American Brachytherapy Society). He attends national meetings regularly and has submitted abstracts for presentation. His latest was a poster presentation at ASTRO. He is a co-author on numerous prostate cancer articles in respected medical journals.
Dr. Schnell's extracurricular activities include boating, hiking, and biking. He and his wife have two wonderful young sons and they enjoy traveling and vacationing at the beach.