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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Shapsis, Gastroenterologist is Excellent.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Alexander Shapsis, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Education & Awards
Dr. Shapsis graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 3 awards.
Dr. Shapsis has 9 hospital affiliations:
- St Vincent's Midtown Hospital
- Beth Israel Medical Center Petrie Division
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shapsis accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 16 plans
- HIP Health Plan of New York - 36 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 15 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans
- MetroPlus Health Plan - 1 plan
- Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 3 plans
- Evercare - 1 plan
- Oxford Health Plans - 3 plans
- Medicare - 1 plan
- Cigna - 6 plans
- Healthfirst - 11 plans