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Dr. Adam Shapiro's Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION
A.B., 1982 Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, New York., Major: Biochemistry
M.D. 1986 The George Washington University, Washington D.C.
M.A.S. 2017 Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
Distinction with Specializations in Human Factors and Space Studies
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
1986 - 1987   General Surgery Internship, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York
1987 - 1991 Otolaryngology Residency, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York
1991 - 1992 Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Preceptor: Mark May, M.D., Emphasis: Facial Reanimation and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
1986 - 1990 Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1990 - 1991 Instructor, Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1992 - 1993 Clinical Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
1996 - 2002 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology, Georgetown University, Washington DC
1996 - 2006 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC
1998 - 2002 Member of Fairfax Hospital Center for Facial Rehabilitation, Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia
2001 - 2002 Attending Physician - Hyperbaric Chamber, Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia
2015- Associate Professor Otolaryngology & Sleep Medicine, University of the Virgin Islands School of Medicine, St Thomas & St Croix, Virgin Islands
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
2015-present Aerospace Medical Sleep Consultants, LLC, President, Miami, FL and St. Thomas, VI
2002-present Roy L. Schneider Hospital Staff Physician III & Virgin Islands Ear, Nose & Throat, Virgin Islands Allergy Center, Laboratory Director, St. Thomas Sleep Center, Medical Director, St. Thomas, United States VI
1993-2002 Associates in Otolaryngology of Northern Virginia, P.C., Northern Virginia Allergy Center, Laboratory Director, Reston & Alexandria, VA
1992-1993 Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of South Florida, Hollywood, FL
LABORATORY EXPERIENCE
1988 Surgical Residency Laboratory Fellowship, Designed and executed laboratory research projects involving New Zealand White Rabbits and Macaque Rhesus Monkeys.  Department of Neuroanatomy, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
1992-1993 Allergy laboratory and clinical experience, CLIA certified laboratory, Ear, Nose & Throat Associates of South Florida, Hollywood, FL
1993-2002 Laboratory Director, Northern Virginia Allergy Center.  CLIA certified laboratory.  Directing and supervising moderate complexity testing and non-waived testing.  Reston, VA
2003-present Laboratory Director, Virgin Islands Allergy Center.  Directing and supervising moderate complexity testing and non-waived testing, St. Thomas, VI
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1991 - 1992 Faculty, 9th, 10th and 11th Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
1992 Invited Lecturer, "Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery", Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1993 Faculty, Second Annual High-Altitude Meeting for Sinus, Surgeons, Vail, CO
1994 - 1995 Lecturer, "Scuba Diving - Ear and Sinus Disorders", Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria VA
1995 Lecturer, "Vertigo", Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria VA
1996 Lecturer, "Scuba Diving - Ear and Sinus Disorders", Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria VA
1998 Lecturer, "Avoiding the Squeeze: Prevention of Barotrauma", Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria VA
2000 Lecturer, "Diving Medicine", Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria VA
2001 Lecturer, "Sleep and Snoring Disorders", America Online Headquarters, Chantilly VA
2004 Faculty, University of Pittsburgh Endoscopic Sinus Surgical Course, Pittsburgh, PA
TELEVISION INTERVIEWS
2000 Snoring Treatments, "Science Live", Discovery Science Channel
CERTIFICATION
1987 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
1992 Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology (No expiration)
1993 Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating- Single engine, Land
1995 Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating- Single engine, Seaplane
1997 Certified Aviation Medical Examiner, Federal Aviation Administration
1999 Commercial Pilot, Instrument Rating- Multi engine, Land
2000 Certified Senior Aviation Medical Examiner, Federal Aviation Administration
2001 Hyperbaric Medicine and Diving Certification
2015 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Recertified)
2010 Sleep Medicine Board Certification, (Expires 2020), Subspecialty of American Board of Otolaryngology
2014 Aircraft Commander, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary
2015 Assistant District Flight Safety Officer, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, District 7, Air Station Borinquen
2015 Airline Transport Pilot, Citation Jet CE-500 Type Rating
2016 Flotilla Commander, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary,
7-16-2, St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands
LICENSURE
1987 New York State Medical Licensure
1991 Pennsylvania State Medical Licensure
1992 California State Medical Licensure
1992 Florida State Medical Licensure
1993 Virginia State Medical Licensure
1993 District of Columbia Medical Licensure
2002 Virgin Islands Medical Licensure
HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS
1991 - 1992 Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
1992 - 1993 Hollywood Memorial Hospital, Hollywood, FL – Hollywood Memorial West Hospital, Pembroke Pines,
1992 - 1993 Hollywood Medical Center, Hollywood, FL
1993 - 2002 Mt. Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, VA – Reston Hospital, Reston, VA
1994 - 2002 Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, VA – Fair Oaks Hospital, Fairfax, VA
1994 - 2002 Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA
1996 - 2002 Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
1998 - 2000 Pentagon City Hospital, Arlington, VA
1999 - 2002 George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC
2002 Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas, VI
2004 - 2005 Utilization Review Committee, Chairman, Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas, VI
2005 Operating Room Committee, Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas, VI
2005 - 2010 Institutional Review Board, Chairman, Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas, VI
2010 - 2013 Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital, St. Croix, VI
2012 Information Management Committee, Roy Lester Schneider Hospital, St Thomas, VI
AWARDS
1988 First Place Resident Research Award, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1989 First Place Resident Research Award, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1989 Resident Research Travel Award, Association for Research in Otolaryngology
1990 Second Place Resident Research Award, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
1990 Otolaryngology Allergy Travel Grant, American Academy of Otolaryngology Allergy
1991 Second Place Resident Research Award, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS
Aerospace Medical Association
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (Fellow)
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
American Medical Association
American Rhinologic Society (Fellow)
Flying Physicians Association
Space Medicine Association
Virgin Islands Medical Society
PUBLICATIONS
May M, Mester SJ, Shapiro A, Kanal E:  Gold Weight or Spring Implants and MRI.  The Laryngoscope - How I Do It Section, Volume 103, Number 8, August 1993,  p 930
Schaitkin B, May M, Shapiro A, Fucci M, Mester SJ:  Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: 4-Year Follow-Up on the First 100 Patients.  The Laryngoscope, Volume 103, Number 10, October 1993 pp 1117 - 1120
PRESENTATIONS and PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS
External Rhinoplasty Approach to the Transspenoidal Hypophysectomy.  Presented at the New England Otolaryngological Society Meeting.  Boston Massachusetts.  October 1987
Calcitonin Induced Temporary Threshold Shifts in a Rabbit Model of Sensorineural Hearing Loss.  A. Shapiro, S. Parnes, A. Cacace, N. Strominger.  Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Abstract 111. 12th Midwinter Meeting, St. Petersburg, Florida. February 1989
Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Temporary Threshold Shifts in a Macaque Monkey Model of Calcitonin Induced Hypocalcemia, Hyperphosphatemia and Hypermagnesemia.  A. Shapiro, N. Strominger, C. Campese,  A. Cacace, S. Parnes. XXXI International Congress of Physiology, Helsinki, Finland.  July 1989
Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Temporary Threshold Shifts in an Animal Model of Calcitonin Induced Hypocalcemia, Hypermagnesemia and Hyperphosphatemia.  A. Shapiro, C. Campese, N. Strominger, A. Cacace, S. Parnes.  Society for Neuroscience,  Abstract 90.8.  Phoenix, Arizona.  October 1989
Thyroparathyroidectomy Induced Cochlear Microphonic Alterations and Temporary Threshold Shifts in a Rabbit Model of Hypocalcemia. A. Shapiro, R. Strominger, E. Waterman, A. Cacace, S. Parnes. Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 13th Midwinter Meeting.  Abstract 474. St. Petersburg, Florida.  February 1990
Age-Related Temporary Threshold Shifts and Cochlear Microphonic Alterations after Calcitonin Infusion in a Macaque Monkey Model.  A. Shapiro, R. Strominger, H. Arbabzadeh, A. Cacace, S. Parnes, N. Strominger.  Society for Neuroscience, 20th Annual Meeting.  Abstract 362.16.  St. Louis, Missouri. October 1990
Results:  Four year Follow-up on the First 100 Patients Operated Using Functional Endoscopic Sinus SurgeryTechniques.  B. Schaitkin, A. Shapiro, M. Fucci, S. Mester, M, May.  Eastern Section Meeting of the Triologic Society.  Boston, Massachusetts.  January 1992
Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery   Presented at the University of Michigan Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds.  Ann Arbor, Michigan.  February 27, 1992
Facial Reanimation with Gore-Tex  M, May, A. Shapiro, B. Schaitkin.  Presented at the 1992  Spring Meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,  Palm Desert, California. April 1992
Occult Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Presenting as Facial Paralysis. M, May, B. Schaitkin, Andrew Shapiro, Adam Shapiro.  Accepted for Presentation at the Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting.  Hershey, Pennsylvania.  June 1992
Facial Reanimation.  Presented at the Albany Medical College Division of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds. Albany, New York.  June 1, 1992
Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.  Presented at the Second Annual High-Altitude Meeting for Sinus Surgeons, Vail, Colorado.  February 1993
Facial Reanimation.  Presented at the Georgetown University Department of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds.  Washington, D.C.  May 7, 1998
VIDEO PRODUCTIONS
Endoscopic Sinus Surgical Management of Nasopharyngeal Chloroma.  M. May, A. Shapiro, E.  Eichenlaub.  Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  December 1991
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Facial Nerve.  M. May, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub., Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  January 1992
Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.  M. May, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub., Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  February 1992
Olfactory Neuroblastoma. M. May, B. Schaitkin, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub., Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  February 1992
Ethmoid Sinus Fibrous Dysplasia. M. May, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub., Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  March 1992
Inflammatory Nasal Fibrous Vasculitis.  M. May, B. Schaitkin, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub., Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  April 1992
Maxillary Sinus Poorly Differentiated Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  M. May, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub.  Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  May 1992
Facial Reanimation. M. May, A. Shapiro, E. Eichenlaub, Shadyside Hospital Facial Paralysis and Sinus Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  May 1992