Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

160 E 34th St Fl 4

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Shapiro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Melanoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Melanoma more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Cancer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapiro treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shapiro's conditions and procedures:

Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cervical Cancer
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Kidney Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lip Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Mycosis Fungoides
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thalassemia
Thrombocytosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
von Willebrand Disease
Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1995
    Nyu Med Ctr/Bellevue Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1993
    Nyu Med Ctr/Bellevue Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1989
    Nyu Med Ctr/Bellevue Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Excellent. Treated me in 2000
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HIGHLY SKILLED,AND COMPASSIONATE,DR.SHAPIRO EXPLAINED CLEARLY AND DIRECTLY MY MEDICAL PROBLEM.HE KEPT MY SPIRITS UP AND GAVE ME HOPE FOR A SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME.HE AND HIS EXCELLENT STAFF ARE THE BEST! IF I COULD GIVE MORE THAN 5 STARS I WOULD GLADLY DO SO!
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As a newly diagnosed BRCA1 patient two years ago, Dr. Richard Shapiro was highly recommended by several highly respected doctors and oncologist. While I always go for second opinions, once I met with Dr. Shapiro it was clear he is the best of the best. Thank you, Lynne G
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He is the best ! Been a patient since 2001. He has a gift!!!! I had something show up on a pet scan and called his office after not seeing him since 2013 the gave me an appointment for the next day which is unbelievable in its self. He just has a way of making you biggest fears go away ! Love him...Read More
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This was the most efficient and kind medical experience I've ever had. Procedure was surgical removal of a large lipoma, and I cannot say enough positive things. Highlights: two office visits were on time, online account was set up in the NYU system allowing complete communication, Dr. Shipiro...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO