Joseph Shapiro, MD, was born and raised in Long Beach, California. He attended college at the University of California, San Diego, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in General Biology and a minor in Theater. He then moved to New York, where he earned his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Shapiro served his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of California, Irvine. He was a fellow of adult and pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles. During his fellowship, Dr. Shapiro spent a significant portion of his training at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.
Dr. Shapiro is board certified in pediatric and adult allergy and immunology. He has been providing allergy and asthma care to patients of all ages in Los Angeles for nearly 20 years and founded the Allergy and Asthma Institute over 10 years ago.
Dr. Shapiro has established himself as a leader in the allergy community. He has served as president of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology, as well as on state and national allergy committees.
When away from the office, Dr. Shapiro enjoys spending his time with his wife and three daughters.