Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

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Urology  |  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Tarzana, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

San Fernando Valley Urological Associates

18370 Burbank Blvd Ste 407

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uroflowmetry
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Urology Procedure
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery

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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 Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapiro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 100 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Shapiro is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
3.1
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shapiro's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Ventura, CA |
Brusque personality, kept interrupting my thoughts, I would have liked more empathy.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shapiro accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shapiro has admitting privileges

Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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