Dr. Gilbert L. Shapiro, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 83

84 Grape St
New Bedford, MA 02740
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Dr. Shapiro:

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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

Dr. Shapiro's Offices

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
SPG - Grape Street
84 Grape St
New Bedford, MA 02740
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Dr. Shapiro's Experience

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Dr. Shapiro's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Shapiro Performs

  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
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Conditions Dr. Shapiro Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Southcoast Health - St. Luke's Hospital
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shapiro

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Shapiro accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
    A
    Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.
    SPG - Grape Street
    84 Grape St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 296-8853
    Contact Information
    (508) 992-4024 (Office)
    (508) 997-3940 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

  2. Dr. Shapiro's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    1
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
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    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Shapiro

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Massachusetts.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1957

    Internship Hospital

    New England Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    Boston Medical Center
    Lahey Clin
    New England Med Ctr

    Fellowship Hospital

    Tufts Med Ctr
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shapiro & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Shapiro's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shapiro

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends

    4 responses
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    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    4 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    4 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 4 responses
    same as
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    Experience with Dr. Shapiro
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    4 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    4 responses
    above
    national average

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