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.
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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252 Stanford Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306-1144
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