Richard L. Shapiro, MD

  • Specialty: Breast Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-731-5347

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

melanoma, breast surgery, breast cancer, cancer of the soft tissue, sentinel lymph node biopsy, cancer surgery, adult soft tissue sarcoma
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Melanoma, Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Childhood Sarcomas



  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education and Training

  • 1995
  • Fellowship, Bellevue Hospital Center, Surgical Oncology
  • Fellowship, Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, Surgical Oncology
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Surgical Oncology
  • 1993
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center
  • 1993
  • Residency, Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr
  • 1993
  • Residency, Bellevue Hospital Center
  • 1988
  • MD from New York University


Locations and Appointments

44 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Breast & Surgical Oncology
160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-731-5347

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  • Serum-based miRNAs in the prediction and detection of recurrence in melanoma patients

    Fleming, Nathaniel H; Zhong, Judy; da Silva, Ines Pires; Vega-Saenz de Miera, Eleazar; Brady, Bobbi; Han, Sung Won; Hanniford, Doug; Wang, Jinhua; Shapiro, Richard L; Hernando, Eva; Osman, Iman 2015 Jan; 51-59, Cancer — id: 1449312, year: 2015, page: 51, stat: Journal Article
  • Angiosarcoma of the breast masquerading as hemangioma: exploring clinical and pathological diagnostic challenges

    Frey, Jordan D; Levine, Pascale G; Darvishian, Farbod; Shapiro, Richard L 2015 Mar; 261-263, Archives of plastic surgery — id: 1513792, year: 2015, page: 261, stat: Journal Article
  • Identification of Metastasis-Suppressive microRNAs in Primary Melanoma

    Hanniford, Doug; Segura, Miguel F; Zhong, Judy; Philips, Elliot; Jirau-Serrano, Xavier; Darvishian, Farbod; Berman, Russell S; Shapiro, Richard L; Pavlick, Anna C; Brown, Brian; Osman, Iman; Hernando, Eva 2015 Mar; ?-?, Journal of the National Cancer Institute — id: 1461902, year: 2015, page: ?, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
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