Dr. Richard A. Shapiro, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 58

40 E Merrick Rd Ste 103
Valley Stream, NY 11580
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Dr. Shapiro's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

North Shore University Hospital
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
Franklin Hospital
900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Richard A Shapiro MD
Richard A Shapiro MD
40 E Merrick Rd Ste 103
Valley Stream, NY 11580
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    Dr. Shapiro's Experience

    Dr. Shapiro's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Shapiro

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York Medical College
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Stamford Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    N Shore University Hospital
    Complete in 1986
    Ny Med Center
    Complete in 1988
    Stamford Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Clark University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shapiro & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shapiro's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Shapiro has admitting privileges:

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    • Franklin Hospital

    • North Shore University Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shapiro

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends

    10 responses
    below
    national average

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

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Shapiro accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareSource
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Emblem Health
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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    Office Locations

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    Richard A Shapiro MD
    40 E Merrick Rd Ste 103
    Valley Stream, NY 11580
    (516) 825-1414 (Office)
    (516) 825-1446 (Fax)
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