Dr. Robert Shapiro, MD

Dr. Robert Shapiro, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Robert Shapiro, MD is a dermatologist in Hilo, HI and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1982 and specializes in dermatology.

868 Ululani St Ste 109

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 961-9040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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more than 85% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 83% of peers
Benign Tumor
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

24  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Albany Med Coll
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shapiro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
22 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Shapiro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

He was my MD for several years back when I was in my 80s. He sent me for labs for sexually transmitted diseases,STD. also mailed me a lab order for HIV and Heptitis C. Never a discussion or mention. Furthermore, using liquid nitrogen on ketatoses, he blasted my arms so hard, so rapidly, I screamed ...more
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Doctor Shapiro is the best Dermatologist ever! He's Johns Hopkins trained and delivers the best, new, cutting edge practices (surgery, etc.) to his patients. He's ahead of the game versus other practitioners I've had experience with! Other practitioners charge outrageous co-payments....not Doc'!...more
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unfriendly, uncaring, maximizing his time, no thorough, not interested in the well being of his patients
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Dr Shapiro is great. I would recommend him to anyone needing a dermatologist. He was informative and attentive and encouraged me to ask questions. He's a knowledgeable doctor. One of my favorites.
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I had to get up and leave when I noticed that after 1.5 hours of waiting, the 10 other patients in front of me in the "reception" area (hard plastic chair inside or hard concrete bench outside) were still waiting too, and some had been waiting an hour longer than I had. App't was for 3:00, and I...more
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