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Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (21)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from New York University and is affiliated with NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan, White Plains Hospital and Centrastate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shapiro an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Shapiro works at Practice in New York, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Ductal Carcinoma in Situ along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Empire 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. Shapiro's Office Locations

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    Nyu Langone Hospitals
    160 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (212) 731-5347

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • NYU Langone Hospital-Manhattan
  • White Plains Hospital
  • Centrastate Medical Center

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Wound Repair
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Lobular Carcinoma
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Lipomas
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Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Reconstruction
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Lumpectomy
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mastectomy
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Cancer
Bone Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chordoma
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Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Gallstones
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Illeum Cancer
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Malignant Schwannoma
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Prostate Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Uterine Cancer
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Breast Augmentation
Gynecomastia Repair
Puncture Aspiration
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Skin Grafts
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    • Aetna
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    • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    • Connecticare
    • EmblemHealth
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
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    About Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1104827716
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • New York University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Shapiro, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shapiro is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Shapiro has seen patients for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shapiro on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    21 patients have reviewed Dr. Shapiro. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shapiro.

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