Dr. Glen Shapiro, MD

Dr. Glen Shapiro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Glen Shapiro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hailey, ID and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

513 N Main St

Hailey, ID 83333

Contact Information

(877) 754-6330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • PacificSource
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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ACL Surgery
more than 63% of peers
Knee Sprain
more than 61% of peers
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Shapiro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "For more than 23 years Glen Shapiro MD FAAOS has offered quality Orthopedics and Sports Medicine care to patients of all ages. Before opening up his first practice in North Conway NH, the second oldest ski town in America, Dr. Shapiro completed training at premier institutions located in New York, California and Switzerland. Dr. Shapiro's studies also took him to India where he was awarded an International Health Fellowship as part of his medical training.Dr. Shapiro currently lectures at the local, state, regional and national levels on topics including Osteoarthritis, Fracture Care, Rotator Cuff Disease, Joint Replacement as well as Knee Injuries and the ACL. His special interest is in Winter Sports Injuries such as Ski and Snowboard Injury Prevention as well as Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM). In addition Dr. Shapiro is active in all aspects of community life and actively volunteers in his community. He volunteers for the Wood River Land & Trust, Trout Unlimited and is currently Co-President of the Flourish Foundation, a hometown 501c3 non-profit that teaches mindfulness to students throughout the Wood River Valley.Dr. Shapiro relocated from New Hampshire to beautiful Hailey ID with his family in 2004. Dr. Shapiro is an avid fly fisherman as well as a professional photographer and amateur astronomer. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his family and Labrador Sage. His other interests include cooking, skiing, hunting, mountain biking and golfing as well as exploring all that Idaho has to offer. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Glen D. Shapiro, MD FAAOS Medical Degree Albert Einstein College of Medicine – New York, NY General Surgery Internship Montefiore Medical Center – Bronx, NY Orthopedic Surgery Residency Montefiore Medical Center – Bronx, NY Fellowship AO Swiss Fellowship – Chur, Switzerland Tahoe Sports Medicine & Fracture Clinic – S. Lake Tahoe, CA Memberships Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Recertified July 2009 Wood River Medical Society (WRMS), President Idaho Medical Association (IMA) Idaho Orthopedic Association (IOA) Western Orthopedic Association (WOA) North Pacific Orthopedic Association (NPOS) Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Hospital Affiliations St. Luke's Wood River Medical Center – Ketchum, ID St. Luke's Jerome Medical Center – Jerome, ID "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "Compassionate healthcare in a state-of-the-art warm and reassuring setting."

24  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Exercise & Sports Psychology
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Psychiatry & Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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86  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bunionette Correction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Midfoot Fracture and-or Dislocation Surgery
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Montefiore Medical Center-Orthopedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Asif/Ao-Synthes International
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Tahoe Fracture Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), 2008-prese
  • AAOS - REcertification, 2009
  • NPOS - Active MEmber, 2008-prese
  • Idaho Orthopedic Society (IOS), 2005 - Pre
  • Wood River Medical Society - President, 2009-2011
  • Western Orthopedic Asociation (WOA), 2007 - Pre
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
89 total reviews (50 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (89)

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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

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Shapiro Says:

A patient's recommendation to a family member or friend is the highest possible compliment.  

Thank you for your recommendations & for trusting your health and the health of your family or friends to me in my practice.

Everyone in our Hailey office strives to provide YOU with the BEST possible orhtopedic & Sports Medicine Care available. State of the art Orthopedic surgery and Sports


Patient Comments (50)

I have a right knee that needs some help, Dr. Shipiro help me get the right cure.
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After 100+ days of skiing, my knees were feeling the strain of all that fun. I had Dr. Shapiro do PRP shots in each knee April 19. PRP isn't one of those instant pain relief cures. It can take a month or more before you realize nothing is hurting anymore. That is where I am now. Both knees are so...more
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As luck would have it, Dr. Shapiro was able to look after a broken ankle immediately. We had a great experience and trust in his expertise.
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Dr. Shapiro spent as much time as I needed to answer all of my questions and to make sure I had all the information I needed. He and his staff were great and I’m fortunate to have found him.
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Dr Shapiro performed a total knee replacement on me in December of 2017. I'm still healing but I feel that I couldn't have had a better doctor. Kind, caring and extremely qualified. It's a 3 hour drive one way to see him, but I wouldn't trust anyone else. His office personnel are always comforting...more
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