Dr. William R Shapiro MD Neurologist

Dr. William Shapiro is a neurologist in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 53 years. Dr. Shapiro accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 61 doctors at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Ranked #16 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1963 - 1965

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Neurology, 1966 - 1966

University of Washington
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1962 - 1963

Harborview Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1961 - 1962

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1961

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 45 years in Neurology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Reevaluating the imaging definition of tumor progression: perfusion MRI quantifies recurrent glioblastoma tumor fraction, pseudoprogression, and radiation necrosis to predict survival.
Hu, L. S., Eschbacher, J. M., Heiserman, J. E., Dueck, A. C., Shapiro, W. R., Liu, S., Karis, J. P., Smith, K. A., Coons, S. W., Nakaji, P., Spetzler, R. F., Feuerstein, B. G., Debbins, J., Baxter, L. C.

DNA repair gene polymorphisms and risk of adult meningioma, glioma, and acoustic neuroma.
Rajaraman, P., Hutchinson, A., Wichner, S., Black, P.M., Fine, H.A., Loeffler, J.S., Selker, R.G., Shapiro, W.R., Rothman, N., Linet, M.S., Inskip, P.D.

Treatment modalities for leptomeningeal metastases.
Shapiro, W.R., Johanson, C.E., Boogerd, W.

See all 26 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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