Dr. David Wayne Shapiro - NPI #1205105996

Legal Medicine Doctor located in Palo Alto, CA

California Palo Alto Legal Medicine Dr. David Wayne Shapiro Information


Dr. David Wayne Shapiro is a male Legal Medicine Doctor (taxonomy code 209800000X) located in Palo Alto, California. Dr. David Wayne Shapiro primarily specializes in Legal Medicine but also specializes in and Internal Medicine. Dr. David Wayne Shapiro's NPI Number is #1205105996 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 5 years. Dr. David Wayne Shapiro's practice location is listed as: 252 Stanford Ave Palo Alto, CA 94306-1144 and can be reached via phone at (650) 814-6890.

Legal Medicine Taxonomy

The taxonomy code for Dr. David Wayne Shapiro's main specialty, Legal Medicine, is 209800000X. Legal Medicine is a special field of medicine that focuses on various aspects of medicine and law. Historically, the practice of legal medicine made contributions to medicine as a scientific instrument to solve criminal perplexities. Since World War II, the domain of legal medicine has broadened to include not only aspects of medical science to solve legal and criminal problems but aspects of law as it applies to medicine. Legal Medicine continues to grow as medicolegal issues like medical malpractice and liability, government regulation of health care, issues of tort reform, and moral and ethical complexities presented by technological advances become increasingly prominent. Many medical schools have implemented courses which supply medicolegal instruction for medical students, and many law schools now offer medicolegal courses. Also, dual degree programs in law and medicine have been created to assist physicians to bridge the gap between medicine and the law.



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Health Care Provider Information
 NPI # 1205105996
 Phone (650) 814-6890
 Fax Not Available
252 Stanford Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306-1144
 Gender M
 Website Not provided
  • Internal Medicine (CA)
  • Legal Medicine (CA)
Business Information
  • Sole Proprietor? Yes
  • Is Sub-Organization? Not Available
  • Parent Org Name: Not Available
 Updated 12/24/2011
 Added 12/24/2011
 Viewed on 10/27/2016
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