Dr. Michael B. Shapiro, MD

Dr. Michael B. Shapiro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 47 years old

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Dr. Shapiro specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Bohemia, NY. He practices at 3 locations.

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
3.8
based on 29 total surveys (1 with a review)
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in Farmingville, NY |
NEVER-I saw him 2 different times-1-I went in with a severe back thoratic problem, he Never even looked at my back, I explained the problem it took about 2 minutes he sid I know what you need-sounded sure of himself so I had to under go anathesia 3 times before the procedure was done then the procedure was done & I was in more pain than I've ever had in my life within an hour of leaving the hospital I had a catscan done & went back to him he told me I needed an epidural-4th in anasthesia #1 JERK
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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
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 3
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Shapiro has 3 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement (5/22/2013)
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (6/10/2013)
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement (10/7/2015)
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Nassau County, NY
    • State: New York
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • 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
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Medical College

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    St Vincents Medical Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    St Mary's Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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