Dr. Michael Shapiro

  • Medical Founder and Director
  • Vanguard Dermatology
  • Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, and two Brooklyn locations in Greenpoint and Sheepshead Bay   
  • Website


Contact me for: Medical Dermatology, Cosmetic Dermatology, Surgical Dermatology, and MOHS Micrographic Surgery

Dr. Michael Shapiro, M.D., FAAD, ACMS, is a board-certified New York Dermatologist and a Fellowship-Trained Mohs Skin Cancer Surgeon. He is the medical director of Vanguard Dermatology and an innovator in Mohs-micrographic Surgery, Laser, Aesthetic and Medical Dermatology. Since establishing his practice in 2005, Dr. Shapiro has performed over 10,000 cosmetic and reconstructive Mohs surgeries, as well as pioneered a wide range of aesthetic, laser and hair restoration procedures. He is widely known for providing patients with unmatched knowledge, treatment and care.

Dr. Shapiro received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. He then went on to do his dermatology residency training at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, as well as successfully complete two fellowships. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and American College of Mohs Surgery, as well as a member of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Shapiro regularly engages in research programs, clinical studies, and participates in studies for cosmetic advances in dermatology, skin diseases, connective-tissue disorders and skin cancers. His prolific knowledge has been published in over 30 manuscripts and letters in peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as several chapters in academic books.

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