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Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD

Internal Medicine*
4.1 (22)
Map Pin Small Brooklyn, NY
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD

Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Brooklyn, NY. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Brooklyn and Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital. Dr. Shapsis, completed a residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shapsis an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Shapsis works at Atlantic Gastroenterology in Brooklyn, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Indigestion along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shapsis' Office Locations

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    Atlantic Gastroenterology
    2797 Ocean Pkwy Ste 1B, Brooklyn, NY 11235 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 521-2840

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  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital

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Constipation
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Indigestion
Abdominal Pain
Heartburn
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophagitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
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Anemia
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Ascites
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Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Anoscopy
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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
All Types of Food Poisoning
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Cirrhosis
Celiac Disease
Chronic Gastritis
Colitis
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Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Cyclical Vomiting
Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Dehydration
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Folate Deficiency Anemia
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Giardiasis
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D
Hepatitis E
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
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Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pernicious Anemia
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
Stomach Carcinoma
Thiamin Deficiency
Ulcer
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Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Visceroptosis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vomiting Disorders
Capsule Endoscopy
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
ERCP With Spincterotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Impedance Testing
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish
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    NPI Number
    • 1952325599
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mount Sinai Med Cntr
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • St. Vincent's Hospital- Manhattan
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • New York University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shapsis is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shapsis has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shapsis works at Atlantic Gastroenterology in Brooklyn, NY. View the full address on Dr. Shapsis’s profile.

    Dr. Shapsis has seen patients for Constipation, Gas-Bloat Syndrome and Indigestion, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shapsis on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Shapsis speaks Hebrew, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Yiddish.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Shapsis. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shapsis.

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