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Joel L. Shapiro,MD

Specialty: Pathology And Laboratory Medicine
Languages: English
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Accepting Telemedicine Appointments
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About Me
Title(s) Director of the Immunohistochemistry for Rochester General Hospital; Department Liaison to Urology and Gastroenterology; Assistant Director for Hematology and Flow Cytometry at Rochester General Hospital.
Clinical Programs & Specialties
  • Pathology And Laboratory Medicine

After completing his fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Shapiro worked as was a pathologist at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY for five years prior to joining the RGH staff in 2003. Dr. Shapiro is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Rochester. His areas of interest include hematopathology, gastrointestinal, urologic and breast pathology, and immunohistochemistry. Dr. Shapiro serves as the Director of the Immunohistochemistry for Rochester General Hospital, as the Department liaison to Urology and Gastroenterology, and as the director of monthly gastrointestinal pathology and urologic pathology conferences. He is also an Assistant Director for Hematology and Flow Cytometry at Rochester General Hospital. Dr. Shapiro frequently contributes to various educational and multidisciplinary patient care conferences and Grand Rounds, and serves on the teaching faculty for URMC Pathology Residents and RGH Hematology-Oncology fellows.

Board Certifications
  • Pathology - Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
  • Pathology - Hematology
Education and Training
  • 07/01/1997-06/30/1998, Cleveland Clinic
  • 07/01/1993-06/30/1997, Cleveland Clinic
  • 1992, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Locations and Directions
RGH Department of Pathology Main Location Call the Office for Availability

1425 Portland Ave
Box 400
Rochester, NY 14621
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Office Phone: (585) 922-4121
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Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • BCBS Western NY (HealthNow)
  • Beacon Health (Value Options) Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Corvel (formerly CareIQ)
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Niagara Business Works (Key Insurance)
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin 's Point (US Family Health Plan)
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Molina Healthcare Plans
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (United HealthCare)
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Wellcare of NY / Today 's Option