Shannon Ray Schrader, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I chose to practice family medicine in order to have the opportunity to develop close and personal relationships with my patients. The continuity of care enables me to gleen insight into my patients' lives and the circumstances that may impact their overall health and well-being. My patients are my family members and deserve the best. My philosophy is for my patients to play an active role in their care, and as an MDVIP-affiliated physician, I am able to easily achieve this. Medicine is an art, and time and compassion cannot be overemphasized.
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Physician Profile


University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Bachelor of Science, Biology 1984
Medical School
University of Louisville, School of Medicine
Louisville. KY
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Houston, TX
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Houston, TX
Family Medicine 1990-1992
Chief Resident 1991-1992


Texas H8386
New York 191348
Maine 017397

Hospital Affiliations

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital

Professional Society Memberships

American Medical Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Community Service

Legacy Community Health Services (formerly Montrose Clinic) STD/HIV Clinic 1995-present
Triangle Aids Network Clinic in Beaumont, TX

Honors and Awards

Physician of the Year, Harris County Academy of Family Physicians 2007
Outstanding Resident in Family Practice, Baylor College of Medicine 1992
Texas Monthly Top Family Doctors 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Cabaret for a Cure 2008
Top Doctor, H Texas Magazine 2008


Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Harold

    What do I say about a doctor who may have saved my life--not once, but on three different occasions? The first was when he insist...

  • Member: Eston

    Dr Schrader - Where would I be here today without you? Probably not even here at all. You have always taken extremely good care o...

  • Member: W. Wayne

    Dr. Schrader, When I came to you my outlook was pretty bleek--I was at the end of my rope. You looked beyond that and your manner...

  • Member: Erwin

    Ill never forget the first day I met Dr. Schrader. He entered the examination room with a big smile on his face and I responded w...