Joseph Shapiro, MD

Joseph Shapiro, MD

Nephrology Toledo, OH

Dean, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University

Office Address

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  • 3120 Glendale Ave
    Toledo, OH 43614
    Phone: (419) 383-3742
    Fax: (419) 383-6244

Dr. Shapiro's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Nephrology: General Nephrology
  • Clinical Interests: Hypertension; Acid-Base Imbalance; Acute Kidney Injury; Kidney Transplantation; Chronic Kidney Failure; Kidney Diseases

Dr. Shapiro's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Dean, Joan C Edwards College of MedicineMarshall University
    Huntington, WV
  • Professor of Medicine & Physiology/PharmacologyUniversity of Toledo
    Toledo, OH
    Renal Division Head (1997-1999); Interim Chairman of Medicine (1999-1999); Chairman of Medicine (1999-2012); Interim Chairman of Physiology (2004 -2005); Associate Dean for Business Development (2006-2012); Physicians, President (2011-2012)
  • Director, Renal Transplant ServiceDenver VAMC
    Denver, CO
    Section Head, Renal Diseases (1996-1997)
  • Associate Professor of RadiologyUniversity of Colorado
    Dayton, CO
  • Adjunct Professor of PhysicsDenver University
    Denver, CO
  • Director, Chronic Dialysis ServiceUniversity of Colorado
    Dayton, CO
    Instructor in Medicine (1986-1987); Assistant Professor of Medicine (1987-1993); Assistant Professor of Radiology (1989-1993); Co-Director NMR Spectroscopy (1989-1995); Co-Director Renal Transplant Physicians (1989-1997); Associate Professor of Medicine (1993-1997)

Dr. Shapiro's Education & Medical Training

  • U ColoradoU ColoradoFellowship, Renal Diseases
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolRutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolMedical School
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of PennsylvaniaOther Training, BA, Mathematics

Dr. Shapiro's Certifications & Licensure

  • WV State Medical LicenseWV State Medical License2012 - 2015
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1997 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1983
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineNephrology, 1986

Dr. Shapiro's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Arnold P. Gold - Healthcare Foundation of NJArnold P. Gold Humanism in MedicineArnold P. Gold - Healthcare Foundation of NJ, 2002
  • American Heart AssociationHypertension Fellow (FAHA)American Heart Association, 2001
  • American Heart AssociationKidney Disease Fellow (FAHA)American Heart Association, 2001
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Dr. Shapiro's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Brain pH responses to sodium bicarbonate and Carbicarb during systemic acidosis.Shapiro, J.I., M. Whalen, R. Kucera, N. Kindig, G. Filley, and L. Chan, Am. J. Physiol. 256:H1316-H1321
  • Brain pH effects of NaHCO3 and Carbicarb in lactic acidosis.Kucera, R.R., J.I. Shapiro, M.A. Whalen, N.B. Kindig, G.F. Filley, and L. Chan, Crit.Care Med. 17:1320-1323
  • Intraocular pressures during high flux hemodialysis.Austin, J., M. Klein, M. Levy, S.R. Contiguglia, J. Mishell, and J.I. Shapiro, Renal Failure. 12:109-112
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Serono Symposium on Drugs and the Kidney.Chapter: Pharmacological therapy of acute renal failurePage 121 - 159
    Shapiro, J.I., D.C.H. Harris, and R.W. Schrier
    Editors: G. Remmuzzi.Raven Press, New York
  • 30th Congress of the Japanese Society of Dialysis Therapeutics.Chapter: Clinical aspects of acute renal failurePage 45 - 60
    Shapiro, J.I., and R.W. Schrier
    Editors: .Raven Press, New York
  • Proceedings of the 6th Asian Pacific Colloquium in Nephrology.Chapter: Cellular events in ischemic acute renal failurePage 22 - 38
    Schrier, R.W., and J.I. Shapiro
    Editors: .Raven Press, New York
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  • Alkalization therapy of metabolic acidosis.Multiple Location, 1987, 1992, 1993
  • Biomedical Applications of NMR Spectroscopy.University of Colorado
  • Obstructive Uropathy.Aspen Renal Conference
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Grant Support

  • Cardiovascular outcomes in renal atherosclerotic lesions
    Cardiovascular outcomes in renal atherosclerotic lesionsNIH
    2004 - Present
  • Na?K-ATPase reduction in renal disease
    Na?K-ATPase reduction in renal diseaseNIH
    2011 - Present
  • Recepter Na/K-ATPase antagonists as novel therapeutics for renal/cardiac diseases
    Recepter Na/K-ATPase antagonists as novel therapeutics for renal/cardiac diseasesNIH
    2011 - Present
  • National Analgesic Nephropathy (NAN) Study
    National Analgesic Nephropathy (NAN) StudyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2000 - 2000

Dr. Shapiro's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty

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