Joseph Shapiro, MD

Joseph Shapiro, MD

Nephrology Huntington, WV

Dean, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University

Office Address

  • 1600 Medical Center Drive
    Suite 3408
    Huntington, WV 25701
    Phone: (304) 691-1700
    Fax: (304) 691-1726

Joseph Shapiro, MD

Nephrology Huntington, WV

Dean, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine Marshall University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Training

  • U Colorado
  • Georgetown University HospitalGeorgetown University Hospital
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolRutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • University of Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

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

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism in MedicineArnold P. Gold - Healthcare Foundation of NJ, 2002
  • Hypertension Fellow (FAHA)American Heart Association, 2001

Publications & Presentations


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

Books/Book Chapters

  • Serono Symposium on Drugs and the Kidney. Chapter: Pharmacological therapy of acute renal failure Page 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 failure Page 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 failure Page 22 - 38
    Schrier, R.W., and J.I. Shapiro
    Editors: .Raven Press, New York


  • Alkalization therapy of metabolic acidosis. Multiple Location, 1987, 1992, 1993
  • Biomedical Applications of NMR Spectroscopy. University of Colorado
  • Obstructive Uropathy. Aspen Renal Conference


Grant Support

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

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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