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

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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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Melanoma
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Cancer
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more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
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more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

86  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

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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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GLENDALE,NEW YORK – Mar 29, 2018
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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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Lynne G – Mar 22, 2018
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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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Colleen P in Old Bridge, NJ – Oct 23, 2017
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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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Daniel S. in New York, NY – Nov 21, 2016
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Shapiro. First, he was on time for my first appointment and my follow up appointment (after surgery) he was EARLY! Second, his "bed side manor" is amazing. He puts you immediately at ease from the moment you walk in. Even on day of surgery he kept me...Read More
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Jennifer in NY, NY – Sep 24, 2016
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