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Peter A. Shapiro, MD

Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Psychiatric Consultation
Psychosomatic Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Psychiatry (Board Certified)
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Peter A. Shapiro, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Director of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Service at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Dr. Shapiro is a past president of the Society for Liaison Psychiatry, the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, and the American Psychosomatic Society. He has authored over 60 original peer-reviewed publications in cardiovascular disease psychiatry, psychophysiology, and consultation-liaison psychiatry. Dr. Shapiro's honors include the Dlin-Fischer Prize for Clinical Research from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, the Bakken Prize for Contributions to Heart-Brain Medicine from the Cleveland Clinic, and the Career Award from the Society for Liaison Psychiatry. In 2019 he was named a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a past member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychosomatic Medicine Subspecialty Examination Committee and the American Psychiatric Association Council on Psychosomatic Medicine.

In addition to teaching, administration, and research, Dr. Shapiro maintains a part-time practice in general psychiatry with a focus on patients with depression and anxiety associated with medical conditions.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Beacon Health - Behavioral Health]

Amida Care [Beacon Health - Behavioral Health]

Emblem/GHI [Beacon Health - Behavioral Health]

Emblem/HIP [Beacon Health - Behavioral Health]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

TRICARE [TRICARE]

UnitedHealthcare [Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan, Medicaid Behavioral Health, Medicare Behavioral Health]

Education

MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: Bronx Municipal Hospital Ctr, Bronx, NY

Residency: New York State Psychiatric Institute

Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Publications

Shapiro PA, Pereira LF, Taylor K, Wiener I. Post-transplant psychosocial and mental health care of cardiac transplant patients. In: Y Sher and J Maldonado, eds., Psychosocial Care of End-Stage Organ Disease and Transplant Patients. Springer, 2018.

Sloan RP, Shapiro PA, McKinley P, Bartels M, Shimbo D, Lauriola V, Karmally W, Pavlicova M, Choi J, Choo T, Scodes J, Flood P, Tracey KJ. Aerobic Exercise Training and Inducible Inflammation: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in Healthy, Young Adults. JAHA 2018. E-pub date: 2018-08-23.

Shapiro PA. Psychiatric Aspects of Heart Disease (and Cardiac Aspects of Psychiatric Disease) in Critical Care. Critical Care Clinics. 2017. PII:S0749-0704(17)30016-7 DOI:10.1016/j.ccc.2017.03.004

Shapiro PA. Heart Disease. In: Levenson J, ed. APPI Textbook of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. Washington DC, APPI, 2018.

Cheung SG, Mishkin AD, Shapiro PA. "What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate:" Association of Preferred Language With Rate of Psychiatric Consultation. Psychosomatics 2017;58:421-426.

Ackerman MG, Shapiro PA, Coe A, Trivedi MS, Crew KD. The impact of mental illness on uptake of genetic counseling for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in a multiethnic cohort of women with breast cancer. Breast Journal. E-publication: March 21, 2017. DOI: 10.1111/tbj.12791

Hajjari P, Mattson S, McIntyre KM, McKinley PS, Shapiro PA, Gorenstein EE, Tager FA, Choi CJ, Lee S, Sloan RP. The Effect of Hostility Reduction on Autonomic Control of the Heart and Vasculature: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychosom Med 2016;78:481-91. DOI: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000296. PMID: 26867075

Shapiro PA. Management of Depression After Myocardial Infarction. Current Cardiology Reports. 2015;17:1-9.

Lavakumar M, Gastelum E, Choo T-H, Gerkin J, Kahn D, Lee S, Nicolson S, Rosenthal L, Schwartz A, Tobin MW, RN
, Shapiro, PA. Parameters of Consultee Satisfaction With Inpatient Psychiatric Consultation Services: A Multi-Center Study. Psychosomatics 2015;56:262-267

Shapiro PA, Pereira LF, Taylor K, Wiener I. Post-transplant psychosocial and mental health care of cardiac transplant patients. In: Y Sher and J Maldonado, eds., Psychosocial Care of End-Stage Organ Disease and Transplant Patients. Springer, 2018.

Shapiro PA, Critchfield A. Cardiovascular Disorders. In: Sadock BJ, Sadock VA, Ruiz P (eds), Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 10th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Shapiro PA. Cardiovascular disorders. In Levenson JL, Ferrando SJ (eds.) Clinical Manual of Psychopharmacology in the Medically Ill, 2nd ed. Washington DC: APPI 2017

Ackerman MG, Shapiro PA. Psychological Effects of Invasive Cardiac Surgery and Cardiac Transplantation. In: M Alvarenga, D Byrne, editors. Handbook of Psychocardiology. Singapore: Springer Science+Business Media. 2016

Locations

Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)

622 West 168th Street
Suite PH 16 Center
New York, NY 10032

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Professor of Psychiatry at CUMC

  • Dlin-Fischer Prize for Clinical Research from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Bakken Prize for Contributions to Heart-Brain Medicine from the Cleveland Clinic
  • Career Award from the Society for Liaison Psychiatry

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.