Dr. Steven Shapiro, DO

Dr. Steven Shapiro, DO

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Shapiro, DO is a pediatrics specialist in Norristown, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in pediatrics.

Pediatric Medical Associates

160 W Germantown Pike Ste D2

Norristown, PA 19401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Shapiro's Experience

Dr. Shapiro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shapiro "My practice life as a Board Certified Pediatrician has always been directed toward advocacy and treatment of all children, under any circumstance, and for any situation."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

16  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.


  • Temple University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Naval Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Children'S Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of the Year 2017, Abington Hospital Jefferson Health, 2017
  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2003
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society Board of Trustees, Primary Care (Pediatrics) Representative, 2016
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1979
  • Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, 1982
Media & Publications
  • Immunogenicity and Safety of Two Tetravalent (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella) Vaccines Co-administered with Hepatitis A and Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines to Children 12-14 months of age., 2012
  • The Effect of Oral Contraceptives on a Developing Fetus., 1990
  • Use of an Ambulatory Infusion Pump in a 12-Year-Old with Salmonella Osteomyelitis., 1989
  • The Premie Goes Home., 1990
  • Down’s Syndrome - Ethical Ethical Dilemmas for the Family, 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health, Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Pennsylvania Chapter-American Academy of Pediatrics, Board Member
  • Women and Childrens Service Line-Jefferson Health, Principal

Dr. Shapiro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shapiro to family and friends
21 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 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 (15)

He's just the best at what he does. Dr. Steve loves his patients. He takes his time with each one and you never feel rushed when you are with him. He's quick to get back to you when you have a question or concern. I always recommend Dr. Steve to friends who are having new babies.
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I never give 5 stars, but I would give 100 for Dr. Steve! He has been my children's pediatrician since birth. Dr. Steve is amazing with my kids and really spends the time needed to get to know them. He is always there to answer questions and is extremely knowledgeable. I've recommended him to...more
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Dr. Steve is amazing. I started seeing him 31 years ago when my premature baby was born. There were some complications and he was amazing every step of the way. He was there for all four of my children. He is an amazing doctor. He is caring and respectful to children and parents. There s no better...more
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Dr. Steve takes amazing care of our family — from our youngest baby to our oldest, teenage son. He finds a way to relate to each of them and they feel extremely comfortable in his care. His attention is real and his medical care is excellent.
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We've been taking our kids to Dr Shapiro for 9 years and have always had a great experience. Highly recommend!
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