Dr. Shapiro is a double board certified physician in Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is on the teaching faculty of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and has lectured and published on many aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Shapiro attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and served as a surgical intern at The Graduate Hospital. He then completed a residency in Otolaryngology at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Following residency he was chosen as one of only forty physicians to complete a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He completed this at the Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Shapiro then returned to Philadelphia where he has been in practice since 1993.