Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Escondido, CA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

635 E Grand Ave

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(760) 745-1551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shapiro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 94% of peers
Kidney Disease
high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "Pay attention to what people say Minimize medications when possible Focus on quality of life First, do no harm"
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Specialties

  • Nephrology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Joint Injection
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of California San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Palomar Medical Center Physician of the Year, 2007
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapiro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shapiro does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shapiro and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Shapiro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shapiro accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value

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Hospitals where Dr. Shapiro has admitting privileges

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025
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Palomar Medical Center Poway
15615 Pomerado Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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