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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Shapsis, Gastroenterologist is Excellent. Dr. Shapsis has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.5
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shapsis graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 8 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
New York
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Brooklyn, NY
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
New York Metro Area
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shapsis has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Midtown Hospital 
  • Beth Israel Medical Center Petrie Division 


  • English
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Additional Information
Dr. Alexander Shapsis MD is a male Internist, has 10 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Alexander Shapsis practice?
Dr. Alexander Shapsis has 1 office location.
Dr. Alexander Shapsis practices Gastroenterology near Brooklyn, NY.
See Brooklyn Gastroenterologists.