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Dr. David Shapiro, MD

Critical Care Surgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Shapiro

Saint Francis Medical Group

1000 Asylum Ave Hartford, CT 06105

Accepting new patients

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(860) 714-5237


Dr. David Shapiro, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in critical care surgery, hospice & palliative medicine, and more.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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(860) 714-5237

Dr. Shapiro accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shapiro's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Dyskinesia
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

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Great doctor , I would go out of my way to get dr. shapiro to operate on me again. He did a great job on this 70 yr.old man. Took out my appendix almost painless. Made me feel relaxed about the surgery. I was really nervous before the surgery. THANKS AGAIN DOC. good job!
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Considerate, careful and attentive. Not rushed, but got done quick. Operated on my for an emergency and saved my life--no question.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime.' I am an advocate of transparent communication, injury & disease prevention, nutrition & safe surgery procedures. I care for people from...

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Education

2008
Oregon Health Sciences University
Fellowship Hospital
2007
University Of Connecticut
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Connecticut
Internship Hospital
2002
Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Medical School
1995
Boston College
Undergraduate School
American Hospital Association Patient Safety Fellowship
2008
2007
2002
2002
1995

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76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)