Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD

Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med in 2001 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

2797 Ocean Pkwy

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Contact Information

(718) 615-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shapsis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heartburn
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shapsis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

68  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • St. Vincent's Hospital- Manhattan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mount Sinai Med Cntr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapsis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shapsis' Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapsis to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Shapsis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Had an amazing visit to Dr. Shapsis for my long-standing reflux. He is my second GI who finally made a difference in my symptoms. My past endoscopy did not show anything. After Dr. Shapsis did my endoscopy he diagnosed my eosinophilic esophagitis. Turns out my first doctor did not biopsy my...more
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he sends and charches information about procedure to insurance company that not was done
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Great experience with a screening colonoscopy! Will refer friends and family! Very pleasant staff and the doctor instilled confidence. My family doctor recommended this doctor above all others.
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He is professional and very responsible person, he treats nicely all the patient. I am sure he does the best for the all patients. I recommend.
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Soft spoken extremely informative, non rushing, patient and listens without you feeling rushed or harried I feel very comf5rtable with Dr. Shapsis
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