"Scleroderma is a Vascular Disease Inside & Out"
Lee S. Shapiro, MD, FACP
Patient Education Forum
Rochester (2015)

About Dr. Shapiro:
Dr. 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 the director of the Steffens Scleroderma Center and is also co-director of the St. Peter’s Pulmonary Hypertension Center. He recently spent a sabbatical at the Scleroderma Clinic of the Royal Free Hospital in London. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Albany Medical College and former Chief of Rheumatology at St. Peter’s Hospital. Dr. Shapiro is the author of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and has also 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.

The information presented on this site is intended for educational purposes only. Neither the featured speakers, nor the Scleroderma Foundation, nor Starlight Productions ( the producers of these videos) suggest, recommend or endorse any specific treatment for any individual. Patients are advised consult their own health care providers for treatment options.

Back to Overviews

Back to All Speakers

Back to All Topics