Dr. Andrew Shapiro, MD

Dr. Andrew Shapiro, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrew Shapiro, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wellington, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in general surgery, breast surgery, and more.

Andrew J. Shapiro MD, PA

1447 Medical Park Blvd Ste 407

Wellington, FL 33414
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers
Ventral Hernia
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Shapiro'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "Dr. Andrew Shapiro and staff are dedicated to serving our patients' needs by providing a coordinated team approach to delivering state-of-the-art surgical care, thereby enhancing patient access to high-quality, cost-effective services that are both well-timed and well-delivered. We are committed to educating our patients and finding ways to make it easy to communicate. We value your time and are always striving to improve the patient experience."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated


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36  Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Eisenhower Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Eisnehower Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapiro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shapiro does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shapiro and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

JFK Medical Center North Campus

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Shapiro is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
41 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shapiro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

I found Dr. Shapiro and his associates to be caring, pleasant and considerate. Any time I had questions, they were right there. My questions were always answered so that my husband and I could understand, not typically medical jargon. I would highly recommend him and them. The only problem is...more
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Thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! We always strive to provide top quality service to every patient, and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Dr. Andrew Shapiro!

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Had a chest melanoma,Dr Shapiro removed it with a great looking repair! Follow ups are thorough, highly recommend.
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Thank you for your kind words!

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Doctor Shapiro is a very competent surgeon. He performed the removal of a blood clot under the skin on my right arm. I can honestly say that after the procedure I could not feel any pain and within 2 weeks the markings were hardly visible. He is a nice friendly guy and very thorough during the...more
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Thank you for sharing your positive experience!

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My appt was at 9 am. I didn't see the dr until 10:45. That was after numerous times asking how much longer and being told I was next only to have other people called. When I questioned that, I was rudely told that my room wasn't ready. Almost 2 hours after my scheduled time? I was also...more
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We would like the opportunity to address your concerns. Please reach out to us directly at (561) 333-1335 when you have a chance. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Dr. Andrew Shapiro is the best. He is knowledgeable, professional & empathic. The ladies in his office are equally as professional & caring! Jim & Leslie Knowles, Lake Clarke Shores, FL.
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Hello, we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team!

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