Dr. Andrew J. Shapiro

Andrew J. Shapiro, MD is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

A native of Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Shapiro has had the opportunity to experience living in many parts of the country. After attending college and medical school in Ohio he completed his residency in General Surgery at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Ft. Gordon, Georgia. Dr. Shapiro was then stationed at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Ft. Polk, Louisiana where he served as Chief , Department of Surgery. The sunny skies and family brought him to South Florida where he has been practicing since 2006.

Dr. Shapiro currently serves on the Medical Executive and Department of Surgery Peer Review Committee at Wellington Regional Hospital and is the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Center at Wellington Regional Medical Center.

He is a Voluntary Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and serves as the Surgery Clerkship Coordinator for the Regional Campus. Dr. Shapiro is a member of:

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

  • American Hernia Society

  • American Society of General Surgeons

  • South Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons

He has also received:

  • Project Access Physician of the Year 2007

  • Palm Beach County Medical Society


  • Combat Medic Badge

  • Meritorious Service Medal

  • Army Commendation Medal (4)

  • Army Achievement Medal

  • National Defense Service Medal

  • Expeditionary Medal

  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

  • Army Service Ribbon


Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude May 1992
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine June 1997 Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Internship: General Surgery
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, Georgia
07/1997 – 06/1998

Residency: General Surgery
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, Georgia
07/1998 – 06/2002

Hospital Affiliations

  • Wellington Regional Medical Center

  • Palms West Surgicenter

  • Palms West Hospital

  • JFK Medical Center

“Dr. Shapiro is a fantastic doctor. I feel very fortunate that I was referred to him. His demeanor is kind and he’s very knowledgeable. He takes all the time you need to answer any questions and explains things in a very understandable manner. I would highly recommend anyone to Dr. Shapiro and his wonderful staff!”

Val M.

“Dr. Shapiro is more thorough in his approach to my workup than any other surgeon, and I feel comfortable with his knowledgeable assessment and planning. A.Terrace MD”

Anthony T.

“Dr. Shapiro came very highly recommended to me from another well respected physician. The physician who recommended me to Dr. Shapiro told me he is very SMART. He was right!!! I immediately felt at ease and felt confident in my receiving expert medical care. The staff was AMAZING TOO!! Very impressed with the overall experience. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!”

Stephanie K.

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