Theodore Shapiro, M.D.
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Theodore Shapiro, M.D.


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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Personal Statement

Theodore Shapiro, MD maintains a faculty practice in Manhattan specializing in adolescents, adults and family isses.

Specialties and Expertise


  • General Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Adult Psychiatry


  • Family Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Emotional Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Marital Therapy
  • Mood Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting Issues
  • Personality Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Schizophrenia



Dr. Shapiro was born in New York City and schooled in NYC public schools. He received his BA from Wesleyan in 1953 then received his M.D. from Cornell Medical College in 1957. Dr. Shapiro obtained New York Psychoanalytic Institute Certificate in 1965.

Aside from private practice, Dr. Shapiro is researching language disorder, developmental disorders such as Autism and PDD, anxiety disorders, panic psychopharmacology in children, psychoanalysis, and linguistics.

Office hours are:
  Monday-Thursday 8:00am to 6:15pm
  Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

To schedule appointments:
  Call - (212) 746-5713 [or]
  Email -



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Psychiatrist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • DeWitt Wallace Senior Scholar - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Psychiatry - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 1957


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark

Locations and Appointments