Dr. Harry Shapiro, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Harry Shapiro, MD
Dr. Harry Shapiro, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Shapiro is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

130 Brighton Beach Ave Ste 3

Brooklyn, NY 11235

Contact Information

(718) 946-7557

Dr. Harry Shapiro, MD

Dr. Harry Shapiro, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

As a renowned endocrinologist with a specialty in metabolism, Dr. Harry Shapiro is proud to serve Brooklyn. With over thirty years of experience as a practicing physician, Dr. Shapiro works to give each patient a thorough and efficient visit. His office delivers a number of convenient and specialized services for patients, including an in-house blood testing lab for faster results, x-ray screening, and bone density tests. After attending the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, Dr. Shapiro completed residencies in internal medicine at both the Metropolitan Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center. He belongs to a number of professional associations, including the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. Dr. Shapiro is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. In his spare time, Dr. Shapiro loves to play tennis and practice his golf game. He also loves to travel, and does it as much as he can. Dr. Shapiro is fluent in four languages, including Hebrew, Russian, and Yiddish.
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Dr. Shapiro's Experience

Dr. Shapiro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Goiter
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis


  • Chest X-Ray
  • Diabetic Neuropathy Nerve Release Testing
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

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.


  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Metro Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Beth Israel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Metro Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Einstein
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapiro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
based on 32 total reviews (7 with comments)
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 (7)
Brooklyn, NY |
Waited 3 hours and they were taking new patients before me!! Rude!!!
in Brooklyn, NY |
I was completely satisfied with my visit with Dr.Shapiro. He was very attentive in answering all my questions regarding my thyroid issue. He is fully facilitated in taking test in the office. His staff was amazing in registration and test taking. I was very pleased and will be returning for a follow up visit in two weeks. Thanks Dr. Shapiro, you made my day.
brooklyn, ny |
great takes time to plan a strategy for my diabetes and explained everything
in Brooklyn, NY |
Great experience! There was no wait time and staff was courteous and friendly. I was impressed by Dr. Shapiro's warm bedside manner and his expertise.
in Brooklyn, NY |
Very knowledgeable and very pleasant doctor...great staff!
Brooklyn, NY |
If you have Medicare/Medicaid, as myself be aware of Dr. Harry Shapiro! I went to him for thyroids consultation with blood test & thyroids sonogram. He order from me: cardiogram, another blood test (included vitamins, etc.), numerous of x-rays (that presumably another doctor I never seen refer to do for me(?), and ordered numerous sonograms & heart echogram. During second visit he ordered from me: cardiogram & another blood test. Just for to tell me that by my thyroids are in a fine condition
in Broklyn NY |
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Dr. Shapiro accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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