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Max A. Shapiro, M.D

Dr. Max A. Shapiro received his B.S. degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. His internship and residency were completed at Emory University, and his fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Dr. Shapiro has specific interests in colon cancer screening and treating patients with Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Barrett’s Esophagus. In addition to colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy, he performs Barrett’s Esophagus ablation (RFA) and Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS).

As Director of Adult GI of the SEED Center, Dr. Shapiro participates in multidisciplinary treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Celiac Disease.

Dr. Shapiro is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is on staff at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. He moved back to Atlanta with his wife in 2008 and currently lives in the Dunwoody area with his young family.


Listen to the recording of Dr. Shapiro’s discussion of colonoscopy at The Doctors Roundtable radio show or read the transcript.

Chapter 22: “Choledocholithiasis and Other Benign Bile Duct Lesions” Max A. Shapiro and Nadim G. Haddad
EUS Pathology with Digital Anatomy Correlation Textbook and Atlas People’s Medical Publishing House 2010

“Causality Assessment of Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity: Promises and Pitfalls” Max A. Shapiro and James H. Lewis.
Clinics in Liver Disease
. 2007 Aug;11(3):477-505.


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