Dr. Schnaper received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency. She is Director of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Sandra and Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Specializing in benign and malignant diseases of the breast, Dr. Schnaper is nationally recognized for her clinical and research work.
In addition to direct patient care, she is active in national clinical research and has chaired the Breast Surgery Subcommittee of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, a nationwide NCI-sponsored cooperative clinical trials group. Her clinical research focuses on breast cancer in the elderly and her basic sciences research focuses on circulating proteins in breast cancer.
Dr. Schnaper has been honored by many community groups and was designated as one of "Baltimore's Best Breast Surgeons" by Baltimore Magazine, and as one of the best doctors in America by American Health Magazine.