Joshua Shapiro, MD
Dr. Joshua Shapiro, M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon at Panorama Orthopedics. He primarily focuses on hip and knee arthritis, including total and partial knee replacements and total hip replacements utilizing a minimally invasive direct anterior approach to the hip. He also specializes in complex revisions of hip and knee replacements. Dr. Shapiro implements the latest techniques available including computer navigated surgery.
Growing up in Colorado, Dr. Shapiro has always loved the outdoors and appreciates patients’ desires to return to active lifestyles. When patients visit Dr. Shapiro, they know that they are receiving personalized care. He works together with his patients and always maximizes non-surgical treatment before discussing surgical options. His favorite days in the office are when he sees patients that he has treated that are smiling and pain free.
Dr. Shapiro attended Vanderbilt University for his undergraduate degree and returned to his home state for medical school at the University of Colorado. He went on to complete his residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After residency, Dr. Shapiro completed a fellowship in Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction at the renowned Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute. During fellowship he trained under leading experts in complex hip and knee replacement and revision surgery.
With 11 peer-reviewed publications, 20 presentations, and memberships in three national orthopedic associations, Dr. Shapiro is an active member of the medical community. His research has explored improving outcomes by reducing opioid use and proactively reducing comorbidities through optimizing nutrition prior to surgery. Most recently he studied the rise and safety of same day discharge following joint replacement.
Outside of the office, Dr. Shapiro loves spending time with his wife and two kids hiking, biking, skiing, golfing, and anything else that Colorado has to offer.
He is looking forward to meeting you in the office to provide exceptional and personalized care.