Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in thoracic surgery.Read his story

1 Valley Health Plz Fl 2

Paramus, NJ 07652

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(201) 634-5722

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Lung Surgery
more than 83% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
more than 54% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Shapiro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "Dr. Shapiro is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He received his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was honored to be awarded the Eugene W. Friedman, M.D. Prize for Clinical Excellence in Surgery. He commenced a residency in general surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. Midway through his residency, Dr. Shapiro accomplished a research fellowship in thoracic surgery in collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He continued with his training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic track. Dr. Shapiro is an attending physician with the division of Thoracic Surgery at the Valley Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York."
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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemothorax
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer

31  Procedures

  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Heller Myotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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Dr. Shapiro is very knowledgeable and spent time with me to explain what is going on with me. He took his time to answer all of my questions.
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Paramus, NJ – Mar 21, 2018
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