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Curriculum Vitae - Dr. David H. Shapiro, M.D.

Personal

  • Born: Newark, New Jersey, 1939

Education

  • Tufts University, School of Medicine, Boston, MA 1961–1965
    William Damschek Award
  • Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 1957–1961
    AB Cum Laude; Honors in Biology
  • Newark Academy, NJ 1953–1957

Training

  • Second Year Surgery Resident to Chief Resident
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1968–1971
  • First Year OBS-GYN Surgery Resident
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1967–1968
  • First Year Surgery Resident
  • Boston City Hospital, 1966–1967
  • Internship; First (Tufts) Surgical Service
  • Boston City Hospital, 1965–1966

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery, 1972
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1966

Trauma Activities

  • Committee on Trauma, Florida Chapter American College of Surgeons
  • ATLS Instructor, 2004–2011
  • Dept. of the Army, Special Operations Combat Medic Course, John F. Kennedy, Special Warfare Center and School, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, 2007

Professional Chronology

  • U. S. Army, Ft. Polk, LA, 1971–1973
  • New Port Richey, FL, Community Hospital 1973–1974
  • Clearwater, FL, Morton Plant, Largo Medical Center Hospital, 1974–1997
  • Bay Pines Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 1997–2004
  • USF Department of Surgery, Regional Trauma Center, Tampa General Hospital, 2004–2010
  • Director, Hemorrhoid Treatment Center of Florida, 2011–Present

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Surgery (volunteer faculty), University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 2011–Present
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, (core faculty) University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 1997–2010 (retired from core faculty)
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery (volunteer faculty), University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 1994–1997
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (volunteer faculty) University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 1989–1994
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (volunteer faculty) University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 1973–1989
  • Instructor, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 1970–1971

Recognition and Awards

  • Dean’s Silver Performance Award for Outstanding Contributions 2006/2007
  • Best Doctors in America, 1996 – current
  • Teacher of the Year to Medical Students Department of Surgery, 2000
  • Who’s Who, South and Southwest
  • The Best Doctors in America Guide: Southeast Region. 1996–1997

Professional Associations

  • Association for Academic Surgery, Senior Member
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Fellow of the Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Associate Member of the Society of the Sigma Xi
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Hillsborough County Medical Society
  • Pinellas County Medical Association
  • The Yale Surgical Society
  • Tampa Bay Surgical Society
  • Society of Clinical Professors, USF
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Inactive
  • Florida Vascular Society, Inactive
  • Florida Society for Clinical Oncology, Inactive
  • Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inactive
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Inactive
  • Society for General Surgery, Inactive
  • Florida Surgical Association, Inactive

Appointments, Offices and Boards, Surgical Organizations

  • Seniors Committee, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, 2009–2012
  • State of Florida Committee on Trauma American College of Surgeons, 2005–2010
  • Founding President Society of Clinical Professors University of South Florida, 1997
  • President, Tampa Bay Surgical Society, 1997–1998
  • President Elect, Tampa Bay Surgical Society, 1996
  • Founding Secretary and Steering Committee, Tampa Bay Surgical Society, 1993
  • Second Term Governor, American College of Surgeons, 1989–1992
  • Governor at Large, American College of Surgeons, 1986–1989
  • Past President, Florida Chapter American College of Surgeons, 1986–1988
  • President, Florida Chapter College of Surgeons, 1984–1986
  • Florida Committee on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, 1984
  • President Elect, American College of Surgeons, Florida Chapter, 1982–1984
  • Secretary and Treasurer, American College of Surgeons, Florida Chapter, 1980–1982

University of South Florida College of Medicine

2009 Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Promotion and Tenure for the Tampa Campus
2009 Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee for COM
2009–2012 Faculty Senate
2008–present Vice Chairman Investigation Review Board 01, USF
2007– Governmental Affairs Committee USF
2007–2009 Professional Student Affairs Committee
2007 4th year trauma elective approved by the state, Course number #MEL 7805
2007– Committee on Standards for the Department of Surgery
2006– Faculty Mentor USF Health Summer Research Program
2004 Project to Advance Clinical Education Committee
2003 Select Dean’s Committee – Medical Objectives Task Force
2003–2004 Dean’s Committee – USF/VA Affiliation Partnership Council
2001–2004 Academic Credentials Review Committee
2001–2003 Committee on Student Affairs
1999 Education Committee Department of Surgery
1998 Liaison Council for Medical Education Subcommittee II
1998 Kabinet Core Curriculum Course, Introduction to Clinical Medicine
1994–1998 College of Medicine Voluntary Faculty Committee
1988 Associate Examiner, American Board of Surgery
1995 Search Committee for Vice President and Dean of College of Medicine
1995–1996 Founding President, Society of Clinical Professors
1992–1998 Chairman Rank and Tenure Committee, Subcommittee for Clinical Faculty, Clinical Faculty, Department of Surgery

Hospital Committee and Department Appointments

Tampa General Hospital - University of South Florida

2009–2010 Peer Review Committee
2009–2010 Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
2009–2010 Trauma Committee
2008–2009 Clinical Director, Tampa General Hospital, Breast Program
2008–2010 Cancer Standing Medical Staff Committee, Tampa General Hospital
2007–2010 Surgical Suite Standing Medical Staff Committee, Tampa General Hospital
2006–2010 Research Committee, TGH
2006 Search Committee for Director, Regional Trauma Center

Morton F. Plant Hospital

1980 Cancer Committee
1997 Chief, Section of General Surgery
1996 Operations Committee
1995 Critical Care Committee
1993 Marketing Committee
1993 Quality Assurance Committee
1992 President Medical Staff
1991–1993 Medical Executive Committee
1991 President Elect, Medical Staff
1991 Credentials Committee
1990–1991 Secretary and Treasurer Medical Staff
1989–1993 Chairman, Oncology Task Force-Cancer Advisory Committee
1985 Chairman Medical-Legal Committee
1982–1985 Chairman, Emergency and Disaster Committee
1979 Hyperalimentation Committee
1976–1979 Surgical Executive Committee
1978 Professional Education Committee
1978–1979 Chairman, Committee Probationary Surgeons
1977–1978 Chief, Department of General Surgery
1976–1977 Secretary, Department of Surgery
1975–1978 Critical Care Committee

Largo Medical Center

1978–1979 Chief, Department of Surgery
1978–1979 ICU Committee
1978–1979 Tumor Board
1978–1979 Utilization Review Committee
1978–1979 Executive Committee

Clearwater Community Hospital

1982 Chairman, Standards and Credentials Committee
1982 Critical Care Committee

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Appointments

2003–2006 Member, National Bariatric Workgroup of Central Office
1997–2004 Staff Surgeon
2002–2004 Chief, Surgery Service (T)
2001–2002 Acting Chief, Surgery Service
1992–1997 Consultant

Community and Alumni

Present Board of Trustees, Temple B’Nai Israel
Present Medical Staff, Surgeon, Tampa Bay Lightning
Present Past President Tampa Bay Williams Alumni Association
Present Admissions Chair, Tampa Bay Williams Alumni Association
1995 Chairman, Strategic Long-Range Planning Committee, St. Paul’s School
1993 Board of Trustees, St. Paul’s School
1993 Board of Trustees, Morton Plant Hospital
Executive CommitteeQuality Assurance CommitteeMarketing Committee
1991 Founder and Chairman, Preppie Classic Tennis Tournament benefiting Hospice Care, Inc.
1991 Foundation Board of Trustees, Hospice Care, Inc.
1988–1994 Gubernatorial Appointment, Florida Cancer Control Research Advisory Board
1989 Florida Bar, 6th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “D”
1987 Executive Council Alumni Association, Williams College
1984 Board of Directors, Suncoast International Adoptions
1982 Board of Directors, Family Services, Pinellas County
1973 Vice President, Board of Trustees, Florida West Coast Regional Health Planning Council
1973 President, Board of Directors, Pasco County Subdivision of the West Coast Regional Health Planning Commission

Medical Societies

1980 Chairman, Medical Legal Liaison Committee, Pinellas County Medical Society
1983 Board of Governors, Pinellas County Medical Society
1988 Clearwater-St. Petersburg Bar-Medical Liaison Committee, Pinellas County Medical Society
1988–1991 Consulting Editor, the Journal of the Florida Medical Association

Peer Review

Present Expert for Subscriber Assistance Program, Agency for Health Care Administration
1993–present Voluntary Expert Witness, Agency for Health Care Administration
1986–1992 Board of Directors, Florida Peer Review Organization (PRO)
Board of Directors, Florida Medical Assurance Inc
Representative HRS, District #5, Pinellas and Pasco Counties

Publications

  • Immunity to the Lethal Effects of Acute Pancreatitis
    Apostolou K, Nasbeth D, Shapiro DH, Ryak P. Surgical Forum XVI, 1965;16: 382-4.
  • Decortication and pleurectomy for the pleuropulmonary complications of pancreatitis
    DH Shapiro, CE Anagnostopoulous; JP Dineen Ann. Thorac Surg. Jul 1970; 9:76-80.
  • Retroperitoneal Iliac Endarterectomy: A Safe Revascularization Procedure for the Poor Risk Patient”D. Shapiro; H. Stansel. Conn Med, Mar 1973;37(3):102-7
  • Diseases of the Aorta 195-205
    Wheat MW; Shapiro DH. Quick Reference to Cardiovascular Diseases, Chung EK, (Ed) J.B. Lippincott & Company 1977
  • Recurrent Parathyroid Carcinoma: Value of Aggressive Approach
    Shapiro D MD. J Fla Med Assoc, Dec 1984;71(12):937-8
  • Ninja Elbow - A New Name for an Old SyndromeD. Shapiro. The New England Journal of Medicine, Letter to the Editor, Nov 1990.
  • Distal ileum contained in a Type IV paraesophageal hiatus hernia.
    Case Report, Shapiro, DH. Surgical Rounds, Dec. 2001, Vol. 24, No. 12
  • Male Breast Cancer: Correlation of ER, PR, Ki-67, Her2-Neu, and p53 with Treatment and Survival: A study of 65 cases.
    Wang-Rodriquez J MD, Cross K, Gallagher SF MD, Djahanban M, Armstrong JM, Wiedner N MD, Shapiro DH MD. Mod Pathol 2002;5(8):853-861.
  • The Prevalence of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and Cirrhosis in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
    S. Shalhub, MPH, M. Banasiak, BS, H. Pinkas, S. Brantly, S. Gallagher, MD, D. Shapiro, MD, M. Murr, MD, Obesity Surgery, 14;1: 54-62:2003.
  • Who Should Be Doing Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery?
    Al Saif O, MD; Gallagher SF, MD; Banasiak M, MD, Shapiro DH MD, Murr MM, MD. Obesity Surgery, 2003; 13; 82-87.
  • The Impact of Bariatric Surgery on the Veterans Administration Healthcare System: A Cost Analysis.
    Gallagher SF, MD; Banasiak M, MD, Gonzalvo JP, DO, Paoli S, MD, Allwood J, Morris D, PhD, Murr MM, MD, Shapiro DH, MD, Obesity Surgery, 13, 245-248,2003
  • In-house trauma attendings: is there a difference?
    Rodney Durham, M.D., David Shapiro, M.D., Lewis M. Flint, M.D., F.A.C.S., Am J Surg, 2006 Dec;190(6):960-6.
  • Is it safe to eat sushi? Bowel obstruction related to anisakiasis.
    Samantha K. Rowland, William B. Keeling MD, Sivaselvi Gunasekaran MD, David H. Shapiro MD. Surgical Rounds, 2008, 31:3:105-108.
  • AP Chest Radiograph vs. Chest CT scan in Early Detection of Pneumothorax in Trauma Patients.
    Devanand Mangar, Hesham Omar, Suneel Khetarpal, David Shapiro, Jaya Kolla and Enrico Camporesi Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes, (submitted and revisions requested)

Presentations

  • Moderator Panel on Peer Review; General Session Clinical Congress American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, 1978
  • Surgical Grand Rounds, Bay Pines VA Medical Center “Management of Breast Disease”, 1995
  • Surgical Grand Rounds, Bay Pines VA Medical Center “Dilemmas in Biliary Tract Surgery”, 1997
  • Surgical Grand Rounds, Dept. of Surgery, USF “Decisions in the Management of Rectal Cancer”, 1998
  • Presentation to the Florida Association of General Surgeons/Florida Chapter of the American College of Surgeons – Resident presentation, July 20, 2001, A Cost Benefit Analysis.
  • Poster Presentation – Male Breast Cancer – The VA Experience of the Last Decade. Cancer Registrar meeting, Arlington, Virginia.
  • Grand Rounds presentation (USF) – Male Breast Cancer – The VA Experience of the Last Decade, 2002
  • Poster presentation at American Society Bariatric Surgery in Las Vegas, Title: Who Should Be Doing Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery? Authors: Osama Al Saif, M.D., Scott Gallagher, M.D., Magdalena Banasiak, BS, David Shapiro, M.D., Michel Murr, M.D., and the Interdisciplinary Obesity Group, USF, Department of Surgery, James A. Haley VAMC, Bay Pines VAMC, 2002
  • Grand Rounds, University of South Florida, Department of Surgery Inguinal Hernia, Presentation, 2002
  • Meeting in Washington, D.C., Advances in General Surgery –An Update of New Techniques for VA Surgeons; Panel Moderator-Bariatric Surgery, 2003
  • Grand Rounds, University of South Florida – Male Breast Cancer, 2003
  • Journal Club moderator (University of South Florida) – Bariatric Surgery, 2003
  • Internal Visiting Professor, Division of General Surgery, University of South Florida, 2004
  • First Year Medical Student Class Colloquium, Bariatric Surgery, 2003
  • First Year Medical Student Class Colloquium, Bariatric Surgery, 2004
  • First Year Medical Student Class Colloquium, Trauma Surgery, 2005
  • First Year Medical Student Class LCE Conference Abdominal Pain, 2006
  • First Year Medical Student Class Colloquium Trauma Surgery, 2006
  • Second Year Student Colloquium (10 hours); Ethics and Humanism in the Practice of Surgery, 2006, 07, 08
  • Human Anatomy Clinical Presentation BMS 6100 Thoracic Trauma First Year Class, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Human Anatomy Clinical Presentation BMS 6100 Abdominal Trauma First Year Class, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Instructor ATLS Provider Course March, 2007, 2010
  • First Year Medical Student Class Colloquium Trauma Surgery, 2007, 2008
  • Surgical Residents Education Seminar, May 2007
  • Appendicitis, Hernia, June 2007, Hernia 2008
  • USF Medial Student Surgical Interest Group; Trauma Surgery as a Career, October 2008
  • USF 3rd year Surgery Curriculum; Professor’s Hour
  • Grand Rounds USF Surgery; Hernias of the Abdominal Wall, 2008
  • Poster Presentation USF Health Science Students Research Symposium; The Cumulative Experience of Surgeons in a Level I Trauma Center at an Academic Hospital, 2007
  • Resident Paper Competition Florida Chapter ACS; General Surgery Experience of Surgeons in a Level I Trauma Center at an Academic Hospital, 2008
  • Trauma Update Nursing Service Tampa General Hospital-Trauma in the Elderly, May 2008
  • The Choice of Procedure in an Indigent Minority Population with Breast Cancer 4th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, February 2009
  • USF Longitudinal Clinical Experience, First year students, six months experience, 2009
  • Lecture, 3rd year students, “Trauma”, Feb 2009
  • Emergency ECMO for the Adult Traumatic Acute Lung Injury Victim; Caldiera A, Shapiro D, Camporesi M, Margar D, Unni J ,presentation American Assoc. Anesthsiology Annual Meeting New Orleans 10/09
  • Grand Rounds Department of Surgery, USF 11/16/2009; Hypothermia Cold Hand – Warm Heart?

Abstracts Submitted 2008–2009

  • Emergency ECMO for the Adult Traumatic Acute Lung Injury Victim; Caldiera A, Shapiro D, Camporesi M, Margar D, Unni J (submitted)
  • Habib Probe for Hemorrhage from Traumatic Liver Laceration, Schuetz C, Shapiro D. (submitted).
  • AP Chest Radiograph vs. Chest CT scan in Early Detection of Pneumothorax in Trauma (submitted)
  • The Choice of Procedure in an Indigent Racial Minority Population with Breast Cancer
  • Mouzakis,J, Meyers,M, Mesidor, J. Coreil, Shapiro, D. Academic Surgical Congress, July 2008
  • (accepted)

Research Projects with IRB Approval

  • The Impact of Surgery for Morbid Obesity on the VA Health Care System – A Cost Benefit Analysis
  • A Solution to the Intractable Pain Syndrome Following Mesh Inguinal Herniorrhaphy – Planned Division of the Ilioinguinal Nerve
  • A study of the use of polymicrobials in the treatment of peritonitis
  • Co-Principal Investigator – A prospective, randomized, double-blind multicenter trial assessing the safety and efficacy of sequential (intravenous/oral) BAY 12-8039 (moxifloxacin) 400mg every 24 hours compared to intravenous piperacillin/ tazobactam 3.375 grams every 6 hours followed by oral amoxicillin/ clavulanic acid suspension 800 mg every 12 hours for the treatment of patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections.
  • Nationwide study - Resident Working Condition Outcome Analysis of the Treatment of Breast Cancer in an Indigent Racial Minority Population
  • The Trauma Surgeon in the Academic Center: The Last of the Traditional General Surgeons; a data analysis of the log of surgery done by trauma surgeons at Tampa General Hospital
  • The Use of Ultroid® Therapy in the Treatment of Internal Hemorrhoids: a Pilot Study
  • Investigations in the Mechanism of Action of Direct Current on the Colonic Mucosa of the Swine Animal Model
  • A Review of the Diagnosis and Management Of Breast Cancer in an Indigent Population
  • A Comparative Randomized Study of Devices Used for Intra operative Warming

Pending Projects

  • MAC Anesthesia Compared to General Anesthesia for Inguinal Herniorraphy in a Training Environment.
  • Adjustment of core temperature in trauma victims in the ICU and OR with a new device.
  • The Use of the Habib Probe for Liver Trauma

State Licensures

  • Active: Florida
  • Inactive: Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, and Louisiana

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Scuba
  • Godan, (Fifth Degree, Master Rank, Blackbelt) Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do, Jiteki Kyuku, (Okinawan Karate)
  • Aikido
  • Kobudo
  • Muay-Thai Kickboxing

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