Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 60

Accepting new patients

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(442) 274-0568

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Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Escondido, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shapiro to book an appointment.

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Balboa Nephrology Medical Group

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(442) 274-0568
631 E Grand Ave631 E Grand Ave Escondido, CA 92025
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I have been a patient of Dr. Shapiro for several years. He has an outstanding bedside manner and is honest and engaging with me as a patient. He and his staff have excellent communications skills and work with you in your approach to you healthcare. I highly recommend him for anyone with kidney disorders.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Craig Jagow – Nov 20, 2019
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I really trust Dr. Shapiro's expertise, and he engages well with me. His policy of "do no harm" fits with my beliefs, and as a person with many doctors, I rate him highly. He has both deep knowledge and good ethics.
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May 29, 2019
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My mom has Dr. Shapiro, he is really good my mom and I truly appreciate everything he and his staff do for my mom and all medical group Doctors In Balboa nephrology are very good. I really would recommend Dr.shapiro and all Balboa nephrology doctors.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Miriam in Escondido, CA – Jul 04, 2018
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Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shapiro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nephrotic Syndrome
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Nephrotic Syndrome more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Hyperkalemia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Gout
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Gout more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Shapiro's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Transplant Evaluation
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Scan
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ultrasound, Renal
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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(442) 274-0568

Dr. Shapiro accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
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
Priority Select HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Escondido, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

Education

University of California, San Diego
Internship Hospital
1993
University of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University of California, San Diego
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Palomar Medical Center Physician of the Year, 2007

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (442) 274-0568, and for other questions, call (760) 294-1660.

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What are Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shapiro frequently treats Nephrotic Syndrome, Hyperkalemia, and Gout. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shapiro treats.

Where is Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD's office located?

Dr. Shapiro's office is located at 631 E Grand Ave, Escondido, CA 92025. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD speak?

Dr. Shapiro speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Mark Shapiro, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Shapiro has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shapiro is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)