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As a gastroenterologist in Atlanta, GA, Dr. Max Shapiro treats conditions that affect the digestive system, such as constipation or inflammatory bowel disease.

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Metro Atlanta Gastroenterology  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Max A. Shapiro is accepting new patients at this office.


5669 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite 210, Atlanta, GA 30342

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Gastroenterology
Group Practice Metro Atlanta Gastroenterology
Health System Emory Healthcare
Hospital Affiliations
  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Most Major Providers

About Dr. Shapiro
Dr. Shapiro


Dr. Max A. Shapiro received his B.S. degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. His internship and residency were completed at Emory University, and his fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

Dr. Shapiro has specific interests in colon cancer screening and treating patients with Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Barrett’s Esophagus. In addition to colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy, he performs Barrett’s Esophagus ablation (RFA) and Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS).

As Director of Adult GI of the SEED Center, Dr. Shapiro participates in multidisciplinary treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Celiac Disease.

Dr. Shapiro is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is on staff at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital. He moved back to Atlanta with his wife in 2008 and currently lives in the Dunwoody area with his young family.


Special Interests  

  • Barretts Esophagus, Ablative (non Surgical) Therapies
  • Colon Cancer Screening with Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Eosinophilic Disorders
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - Crohns Disease & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Emory University
    Residency in Internal Medicine • 2001 - 2004


  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship in Gastroenterology • 2005 - 2008

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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