Dr. Jeffrey F. Shapiro, MD

Dr. Jeffrey F. Shapiro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 65 years old

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I believe in providing to my patients high quality orthopedic care, in a compassionate, and friendly environment.Read more

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Dr. Shapiro Says:

05/04/16 Review - Thank you so much for your kind review and for making the long trip for each visit. I very much appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts, and those of your mother, with potential patients online. Every patient relationship is important to me, and I look forward to continuing each one for many years.

05/02/16 Review - Thank you so much for your kind words. I...

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in levittown N.Y. |
Dr.Shapiro and his staff are excellent ,my mom is 83 years young and Dr.Shapiro replaced both her knees @ different times .We couldn't be more pleased with the outcome for my mom each time she had the replacements done .Highly recommend Dr.Shapiro, his staff, Long Island Jewish Hosp.where he performed the surgery.Thank god he had my mom up and walking around in 3-4 weeks :)
Thank you for your kind words and feedback. We are so glad that we could exceed your expectations and thank you for the highest compliment of recommending us to other future patients. Be well!
in Glendale |
Dr. Shapiro replaced my knee 1/16. I had been to several ortho physicians and never found one that I would recommend. A friend suggested Dr. Shapiro as it was clear that a knee replacement was necessary. I can't imagine getting through the long recovery with any other team. Dr. Shapiro & staff were responsive, and I felt really cared how I felt. Today I went back following a fall and again he was compassionate and reassuring. I will be forever grateful to him and have recommended him often.
in Massapequa, NY |
I have been taking my 85 year old mom to Dr. Shapiro for the last 3 years. She adores Dr. Shapiro and does not want to see anyone else. Even with her back pain she doesn't mind the one hour round trip to see him. She finds him extremely caring, patient and understanding. I love the way he talks directly to my mom even though I am in the room also. Would recommend him to anyone.
in Deer Park, NY |
Dr. Shapiro was very friendly and answered all of my questions. I was in and out and felt very confident with his diagnosis.
in Bayside, NY |
Dr. Shapiro was Great. He gave me my life back and I'm able to exercise again. I don't equate exercise with pain anymore and I just could not be happier. So glad I got my new knee and definitely glad I used Dr shapiro.
in Deer Park, NY |
Dr. Shapiro is a very caring and attentive doctor. He always takes the time to address all of my concerns. The staff is very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend Dr. Shapiro.
in Brooklyn, NY |
It has been over a year that Dr. Shapiro did arthroscopic surgery on my knee. I was in pain and am still in pain for the past 14 months. When asked for relief he accused me of being a drug addict. He gave me a shot and said it was probably pain in my bursar. I went to intense physical therapy and am still in pain. I had arthroscopic surgery on my other knee many years ago and was back to normal in 3 weeks. I would avoid Dr. Shapiro like the plague. He should not be practicing medicine.
in Kew Gardens, NY |
Dr. SHAPIRO besides his intense wealth of knowledge, his immense skill as a surgeon and hi fine bedside manner, he is caring and what we call in Yiddish, a big Mentch. I have been with Dr. Shapiro since he first opened his practice and I honestly feel there are very few surgeons or people that stack up.
in Plainview N Y |
Very smart , has his routine he goes thru with the assistant there it was my first knee replacement so didn't have any idea what to expect The surgery is very painful and the therapy after needs to be aggressive by patient I did wake up during the proceedings but for a few seconds to see the Dr wailing with a hammer and punch banging my knee back together he will tell you that he will keep you out of pain they lie!!!!
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Dr. Shapiro's Care Philosophy

I believe in providing to my patients high quality orthopedic care, in a compassionate, and friendly environment.

Dr. Shapiro says...

05/04/16 Review - Thank you so much for your kind review and for making the long trip for each visit. I very much appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts, and those of your mother, with potential patients online. Every patient relationship is important to me, and I look forward to continuing each one for many years.

05/02/16 Review - Thank you so much for your kind words. I appreciate the vote of confidence and am so happy to hear that we were able to meet your needs.

04/26/16 Review - Thank you for your kind words and vote of confidence. I value every patient relationship and strive to provide the highest quality of patient care. It is always nice to hear that patients appreciate and notice my efforts. Thank you again.

04/19/16 Review - Thank you for your kind review. I am happy to hear that you are doing better and have gotten back to some of your favorite activities as a result of my care. I love hearing that patients are thriving once again after treatment!

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 Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    Stony Brook SUNY

    Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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