Dr. Joel Shapiro, MD

Dr. Joel Shapiro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Joel Shapiro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

5350 Tallman Ave NW Ste 500

Seattle, WA 98107

Contact Information

(206) 784-8833

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Shapiro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Elbow Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Elbow Sprain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Glenoid Labrum Tear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Glenoid Labrum Tear more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
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
Lupus
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scapular Fracture
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Trigger Finger Release

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joel Shapiro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • McGaw Med Center Of Northwestern
    Residency Hospital
  • 1995
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 12 reviews

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I recently received medical consultation from Dr. Shapiro around ulnar nerve subluxation in my left elbow. He explained my condition to me in great detail and answered all my questions. I had a long list of questions (I am obsessive) and Dr. Shapiro was very patient with me. Dr. Shapiro seems like...Read More
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He is Excellent!
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I have seen Dr. Shapiro in the past for elbow and shoulder problems and have always had great confidence in him. He is clear and straightforward in his communications about the diagnosis, treatment options and post-op instructions. He just did rotator cuff surgery on me 7 weeks ago and all is well...Read More
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Excellent surgeon to whom I have entrusted two shoulder surgies. Both surgeries were completely successful. Dr. Shapiro is a great communicator who will work with your individual needs in re covery. I have already r ef er ed others to his care. Kevin
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