Richard L. Shapiro, MD

  • Specialties: Breast Surgery, Surgical Oncology
  • 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


  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery, 1994
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Surgical Oncology, 1995
  • Fellowship, Bellevue Hospital Center, Surgical Oncology, 1995
  • Fellowship, Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, Surgical Oncology, 1995
  • Residency, Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, 1993
  • Residency, Bellevue Hospital Center, 1993
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, 1993
  • MD from New York University, 1988

Locations and Appointments

7 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • EBCBS Pathways/Pathways Enhanced
  • Neighborhood (Medicaid)
  • Oxford Freedom Plan
  • UHC Community
*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.

160 E 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
    Cancer. 2015 Jan. 121 (1): 51-59

  • Angiosarcoma of the breast masquerading as hemangioma: exploring clinical and pathological diagnostic challenges

    Frey, Jordan D; Levine, Pascale G; Darvishian, Farbod; Shapiro, Richard L
    Archives of plastic surgery. 2015 Mar. 42 (2): 261-263

  • 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
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 2015 Mar. 107 (3): ?-? appiajp201414070908

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