Joel A. Shapiro, MD

Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

Sports Medicine-Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Accepting New Patients


Joel Shapiro, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a clinical focus in shoulder and elbow surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. He performs over 300 shoulder procedures per year, including many shoulder arthroscopies. He believes it is important to develop a partnership and dialogue with his patients, so that they understand the diagnostic process, their own unique problem, their treatment choices, and the recovery process. He has served on the medical staff of the Chicago Bulls, Cubs, and Bears, and while he was completing his fellowship, he was a team doctor for the New York Mets.

Dr. Shapiro likes to spend time with his two boys. He also enjoys hiking, biking, and sailing.

Special Recognition & Training

I am proud to be a Seattle Met Top Doctor for 2022, voted in by my colleagues in the greater Seattle area.

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Specializing in:

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgery


Care Center

2409 N. 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103-6907

(206) 633-6107


Care Center

5350 Tallman Avenue Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98107-3932

(206) 784-0676



Program: MD
Institution: State U of NY at Buffalo School of Med & Biomed

Program: Residency
Institution: Northwestern University

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: Hospital for Joint Disease

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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