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About Dr. Max J Shapiro

Dr. Max J Shapiro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hawthorne, CA, with other offices in Los Angeles, CA and Los Angeles, CA . He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Max J Shapiro is Good. Dr. Max J Shapiro has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Max J Shapiro is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Axminster Medical Group

11539 Hawthorne Blvd Fl 6
Hawthorne, CA 90250
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PMI-Axminster Westchester

8540 S Sepulveda Blvd Ste 818A
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Axminster Medical Group

4314 W Slauson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90043
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Specialties

Dr. Max J Shapiro has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Influenza
  • Family Planning
  • Immunization
  • Contraception
  • Check-up

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Questionable Prescription Practices

He's very awkward first of all, which I can deal with. But he was about to prescribe me a life altering blood pressure medication for the rest of my life without trying any other alternatives like diet and losing weight. And I was two points over the normal range. This prescription has bothered me so much so that I decided to see a cardiologist who called the diagnosis "preposterous." I don't know why he is so obstinate in his ways but I'm glad I don't have to see him anymore. At least for blood pressure, get a second opinion.

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Change PCP

He's awkward and not personable at all. He didn't explain thoroughly explain a procedure I was having done and seemed single-minded in medication versus lifestyle changes. One of the worst doctor experiences I've had.

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AVOID

The entire staff is completely incompetent.

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Ms. Dee C.

Dr. Max Shapiro has been my primary care physician for 23 years and he's a blessing in my life. He does speak very quickly and at times may be difficult to understand. Over the years I've gotten accustomed to it, but I do count him as among the 2 or 3 best things about my HMO.

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Either Dr Shapiro has too many patients or he simply doesn't care

When sick I found he is very difficult to reach. Doesn't return phone calls or has his nurse call several days later. Also, I am a confident person, but felt uneasy with Dr Shapiro during the physical. Strikes me as a wierd person. Anyway: I recommend finding another Dr.

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  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Ucla Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Max J Shapiro accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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    Dr. Max J Shapiro is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Hawthorne, CA.