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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

I Found the Body I Never Had - Scottsdale, AZ

I wanted the flat tummy I never had. While not the most comfortable, the result was amazing and well worth the time. Time changes our body; my result was better than I could have imagined.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I Feel Beautiful, Free and So Alive!!! - Paradise Valley, Az

From the moment I walked into the calming center,the smiling, helpful staff pampered me and answered every question, even if they were random.I knew after meeting my surgeon. The confidence level I had after the meeting to discuss implant removal mastopexy with implants under the muscle.Mine were in need of removal. Dr.S explained in such detail I had a complete vision in my mind.The results...

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

Incredible Results Vaser Hi Def - Scottsdale, AZ

I had Vaser Hi Def of my back, buttocks, thighs, abdomen and flanks in May of 2010. I can't believe the results I've seen! After having two children my problem areas were a little worse so after consulting several physicians for regular liposuction I met with Dr. S. After seeing some of the before/after pictures of Vaser Hi Def, I knew I would not be happy with the results from regular...

5 out of 5 stars Mini Lift

My Minifacelift and Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty is Fantastic! - Scottsdale, AZ

I want to be beautiful! Inside AND out... I am a makeup artist and know beautiful faces. When I became frustrated with my tired appearance I knew I had to see Dr.S. My level of comfort with the surgery performed in the office under local anestetic was shocking. To be able to go in and out of the office and home was remarkable. Pain was nonexistent during surgery, and post op was mild...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Facelift - Superb! - Scottsdale, AZ

At 45 I looked like 55 years old. I made a decision to have a face lift. My concern was - what if I end up looking like those celebrities with a mask instead of a face? First look in a mirror after the surgery was - WOW! Amazing! Youthful look, turkey neck is gone! I look like I am 37 again. The doctor has done amazing job. And the money? - worth every penny. Overall I had a...

5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

My Rhinoplasty is Fantastic - Scottsdale, AZ

I traveled from Southern California to Scottsdale Arizona because I heard he was the best surgeon from various friends and saw their noses that I really liked. The facility in Scottsdale is absolutely beautiful and all of the staff made me feel very comfortable. My recovery was very easy and I felt no pain after. I am so happy with how beautiful and natural my nose looks now.

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

Vaser Hi Def Lipo - Unbelievable & Exciting - Scottsdale, AZ

I am a 36 year old male who very recently under went a 6-hour Vaser Hi Def liposculpting surgery of my chest, abs, flanks and entire back plus my own fat transfered to augment upper buttocks and chest under general anesthesia (out-of-state patient). At time of surgery, I was 180 lbs with palpable chest and abdomen muscle tone but with your traditional "flat tire" look around my waist...

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

My Vaser Liposuction of the Neck in Scottsdale is Fantastic - Scottsdale, AZ

Went to 4 doctors about vaser before picking Dr. S. as my Scottsdale plastic surgeon. It took him all of 2 minutes to envision what i wanted, and another 3 minutes to outline the procedure. He has a great eye, and knows his stuff. The procedure was very smooth, and the recovery relatively painless. Had many, many follow ups, and he was always attentive. Great staff, including his nurse...

5 out of 5 stars Liposculpture

Impressed with my Transformation - Scottsdale, AZ

I have always dreamed of having a six pack and now my dream has come true. Thanks to Dr. S and his amazing staff. Recovery was awesome I was prescribed pain medication, but ended up not using it due to minimal to no pain. Now I can walk around with my shirt off with confidence.

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

Vaser Hi Def is Fantastic! - Scottsdale, AZ

I work in the medical industry so therefore I am very specific and particular to what I am looking for in terms of results in a cosmetic procedure. I met with several Scottsdale Plastic Surgeons and Dr. S is truly one of the best. The time and attention to detail that he spent during our consultation made me feel very comfortable and reassured that I had chosen the right plastic surgeon...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

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Dr. Shapiro has hospital affiliations at Scottsdale Healthcare Hospitals.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Occidental College
    Medical: MD, University of Arizona School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, University of Virginia
    General Surgery, Hartford Hospital, University of Connecticut
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Hospital Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Hospital Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Rhinoplasty Recovery

We certainly like to keep our patients as comfortable as we can. There are really no hard and fast rules about rhinoplasty recovery. Everyone heals... READ MORE

I want a butt like Nicki Minaj. Should I gain weight before my BBL? (Photo)

It is not typically recommended to gain weight prior to a BBL procedure, this usually increases risks during the procedure and does not improve the... READ MORE

Will Pixel or Other Laser Tighten Up my Jowls?

Thank you for your question. I would suggest Ultherapy for facial skin tightening. Ultherapy deposits focused ultrasound energy below the surface of... READ MORE

3 Weeks After CoolSculpting I'm Bigger than Before Surgery From Bloating, Normal?

Typically, there is minimal to no downtime after the treatment though patients may experience temporary pain or discomfort. Side effects can include... READ MORE

What Results Can I Expect from a Face Lift?

Facelift procedures lift sagging skin and can diminish wrinkles in many parts of the face, especially the cheeks and neck. Depending upon what... READ MORE

Is it safe to go home right after Breast Augmentation surgery ?

Following Breast Augmentation surgery you are wrapped in an Ace Bandage to keep the implants from riding up. The next morning you are brought back... READ MORE

I'm 132 lbs 5ft 1in. My butt is flat, getting ready to do BBL. How many cc of fat to put in: 1000, 1200 or 900cc. Help. (photo)

Based on your measurements it looks like you could achieve nice results from a BBL. For more specific advice please include more photos, especially of... READ MORE

Does botox injected at different time intervals wear off all together?

The two injections should wear off around the same time - there should not be any noticeable time from when the Botox wears off and when the Dysport... READ MORE

1 week post op Brazilian Butt Lift, is it possible to go on a flight?

One week is really not enough time to recover before traveling. I recommend waiting at least 10 days but it is so much better to wait as long as possible. READ MORE

Would I be considered a candidate for Brazilian Butt Lift/Hi Def etching? (photo)

Based on your photos, it looks like you could be a good candidate for a Brazilian Butt Lift. Consult a board-certified plastic surgeon in person for... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Shapiro

Daniel Shapiro, MD has shared 257 before and after pictures with 3,866 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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How Long Do the Results of Fat Transfer Last?

Dr. Daniel Shapiro discusses the lasting effects of a fat transfer procedure to the face and what patients can expect from significant weight gain. WATCH VIDEO

Key Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Getting an Ethnic Rhinoplasty

Dr. Daniel Shapiro recommends key questions to ask your surgeon before trusting them with your nose. WATCH VIDEO

Restore Volume to the Face... Without Getting a Facelift

To restore volume loss in the face, Dr. Daniel Shapiro suggests filler products which patients can choose over a fully invasive facelift. WATCH VIDEO

Why Is My Nose Still Swollen? — What To Expect After Rhinoplasty

Dr. Daniel Shapiro explains the factors that can cause a nose to swell after the splint is removed after rhinoplasty. To speed up the healing process, follow all post-surgical care instructions from your surgeon and be patient. WATCH VIDEO

How Does Fat Transfer Work?

Dr. Dan Shapiro calls fat transfer one of the most prominent improvements in plastic surgery in the last 10 to 15 years. In this video, he goes in-depth about how the fat is relocated and the many uses of a fat transfer. WATCH VIDEO

Get the Nose You've Always Wanted Without Surgery

There are many patients who are bothered by problems with their nose, but are not ready for a surgical procedure. In these situations, Dr. Shapiro recommends a non-surgical approach using minimally-invasive fillers. WATCH VIDEO

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