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About Us
New Patients

We pride ourselves on the close personal relationships we develop with our families and our availability to your needs whenever you need us.  You may have heard of concierge or boutique medical care where, for a fee, the patient is provided enhanced care. Well, enhanced care through direct contact and constant availability is what we think all patients deserve and we have provided for a long time, without the additional fee.  The small size of our practice allows you to develop a continuing relationship with your child's doctor.
Donald R. Schneider, MD

Dr Schneider received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Pharmacology at SUNY Buffalo and attended medical school at George Washington University in Washington, DC. His pediatric training was at Childrens Hospital Medical Center in Washington DC where he also served as Chief Resident. He started this practice and has lived, raised his children and served in this community since 1981. He has special interest in Behavioral Problems of Childhood, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the challenges of parenting children in the 21st Century
Because he practices within this small and personal environment, Dr. Schneider has the opportunity to develop personal relationships with each of his patients and their families. His role is to, not only provide treatment for your child during sick times, but also to provide parents with the necessary encouragement, education, and support to enhance your child's physical and emotional health and well-being. Dr. Schneider admits patients to Anne Arundel Medical Center’s Rebecca Clatanoff Pavilion in Annapolis. He lives with his wife, Rande, in a convenient location – the home attached to this office.
Zachary R. Schneider, MD.

Dr.Zachary Schneider was born in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up at Belliacres Pediatrics (literally, exam room 3 was his first bedroom). Dr. Schneider went to high school at Severn School and then went on to graduate from Hobart College in upstate New York with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry. He attended medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine graduating in 2009. Dr. Schneider trained and specialized in pediatrics at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics. He then came back home to work alongside Dr. Donald Schneider and replant his roots at Belliacres Pediatrics. Dr. Schneider hopes to be able to carry on the tradition of excellence of care provided at Belliacres Pediatrics and establish a personal relationship with all his patients and their families. Dr. Schneider admits patients to Anne Arundel Medical Center. He lives with his wife, Anne ,daughter, Elizabeth, and son, Charlie, in Davidsonville.
Jane Roach, CRNP

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

The Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) is an important member of the Pediatric Health Care Team. Nurse Practitioners have undergone extensive education beyond their basic nursing training. As specialists in pediatrics (which makes them Pediatric Nurse Practitioners), they have successfully completed a rigorous program leading to a certificate and masters degree. They are certified by their own specialty board, as well as by the State of Maryland. They are required, just as physicians, to take continuing education courses to keep their knowledge up to date. Jane works in collaboration with Dr Schneider to provide the best primary care services to our patients. Jane performs well-child exams. She also counsels families about childhood behavioral problems or family issues affecting children. Jane can assess, diagnose, and manage most of the routine illnesses of childhood. She may order laboratory tests, x-ray studies, and prescribe medication when appropriate as well as refer children for further evaluation to other health care professionals or community agencies. 
​Jane has worked in our office since 2000.  She lives in Crofton with her husband, Michael.
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