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Dr. Shmuel Shapira, MD

Dr. Shmuel Shapira, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 69


Dr. Shmuel Shapira, MD is a cardiology specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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(540) 772-3430

Dr. Shapira accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
Virginia Premier

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shapira's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapira treats Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shapira treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angina
  • Ludwig's Angina
  • Unstable Angina
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapira treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shapira treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shapira treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Shapira treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Shapira's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Shapira previously resided in New York. He is married and has two adult children. He is an interventional cardiologist who looks forward to working with the current group of LG physicians and providers and serving the community."

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Family Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Advocate Christ Medical Center Oak Lawn, IL
Fellowship Hospital
Interfaith Medical Center Brooklyn NY
Residency Hospital
Interfaith Medical Center Brooklyn NY
Internship Hospital
1982
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
Medical School
1982

Languages

  • Hebrew
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shapira's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shapira

4.7

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Shapira is outstanding and I have been extremely pleased with the quality of care and service I have received. I would highly recommend him.
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My first visit was one of the most positive, professional visits with a Physician and his staff ever. There was more concern about me, the patient, than anything else. Dr. Shapira is definitely about the details and making sure that I was aware of what my problems were.
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After searching for a Cardiologist on the internet, I chose to see Dr. Shapira at Lewis Gale in Salem. I called and got an appointment right away. Dr Shmuel Shapira was all that I had hoped for. He was polite yet to the point on subjects we don’t like discusssing like weight and etc. We never like...Read More
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Dr. Shapira and the entire medical staff at Lewis-Gale were extremely helpful and professional during and following my procedure. Dr. Shapira answered all of my questions completely and made sure that I understood the procedure and what to expect afterwards in both the short term and long term. I...Read More
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Dr. Shapira is an exceptionally knowledgeable, astute and caring cardiologist. Yes, I would recommend him to friends and relatives without any hesitation.
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