This talk has been replaced by a newer one with the same title: Talk 113

“Scleroderma Is A Vascular Disease, Inside & Out”
Lee S. Shapiro, MD

Patient Educational Forum, Niagara Falls NY
(co-sponsored with the Scleroderma Society of Ontario)
August 9, 2014


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About Dr. Shapiro:

Dr. Lee Shapiro, a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University School of Medicine, entered the practice of rheumatology in 1982 after completing his residency and fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh/Presbyterian-University Hospital. His Practice is limited to adult rheumatology. He has a particular interest in management of systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) and serves on the medical advisory board of the Scleroderma Foundation’s Tri-State Chapter. Dr. Shapiro is director of the recently established Steffens Scleroderma Center and is also co-director of the St. Peter’s Pulmonary Hypertension Center. He spent a recent sabbatical at the Scleroderma Clinic of the Royal Free Hospital in London. He is an active participant in the teaching program of Albany Medical College and former Chief of Rheumatology at St. Peter’s Hospital. He is the author of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and also has written several self- help patient guides. He is a contributor to the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) self-assessment program and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians as well as a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Dr. Shapiro is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. In 2007, he received the “Distinguished Physician Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Scleroderma Foundation at their national numerous chapters, abstracts and Cochrane meta-analysis reviews.