Michael Shapiro, MD

Dermatologist & Mohs Surgeon located in Financial District, Sheepshead Bay, Forest Hills, and Staten Island, New York, NY

About Michael Shapiro, MD

Michael Shapiro, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon committed to giving every single one of his patients expert, experienced and hands-on care. Dr. Shapiro serves New York City from seven Vanguard Dermatology locations in New York City, Brooklyn, Forest Hills, and Staten Island, New York, treating a wide variety of skin conditions from melanoma and acne to allergic reactions, varicose veins and more.

Dr. Shapiro got his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and went on to earn a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing a dermatology residency at the distinguished University of Pennsylvania Health System, he completed two different dermatology fellowships: cutaneous T-cell lymphoma at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Mohs micrographic surgery at the University of Colorado.

He didn’t stop pursuing academia after graduate school though. Dr. Shapiro has had over 30 dermatology manuscripts published in worldwide academic journals and several book chapters. Since moving to New York City, Dr. Shapiro has given approachable and compassionate care to Mohs surgical patients among others for over 10 years. His expert work has earned him a Castle Connolly Top Doctor award in New York every year since 2013.

In addition to his work with Vanguard Dermatology, Dr. Shapiro serves as a designated NY State Trooper Surgeon and a clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is also a fellow in both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.

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Michael Shapiro, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist and Mohs surgeon committed to giving every single one of his patients expert, experienced and hands-on care. Dr. Shapiro serves New York City from seven Vanguard Dermatology locations in New York City, Brooklyn, Forest Hills, and Staten Island, New York, treating a wide variety of skin conditions from melanoma and acne to allergic reactions, varicose veins and more.

Dr. Shapiro got his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and went on to earn a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing a dermatology residency at the distinguished University of Pennsylvania Health System, he completed two different dermatology fellowships: cutaneous T-cell lymphoma at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Mohs micrographic surgery at the University of Colorado.

He didn’t stop pursuing academia after graduate school though. Dr. Shapiro has had over 30 dermatology manuscripts published in worldwide academic journals and several book chapters. Since moving to New York City, Dr. Shapiro has given approachable and compassionate care to Mohs surgical patients among others for over 10 years. His expert work has earned him a Castle Connolly Top Doctor award in New York every year since 2013.

In addition to his work with Vanguard Dermatology, Dr. Shapiro serves as a designated NY State Trooper Surgeon and a clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Hospital. He is also a fellow in both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery.


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