Dr. Schapiro has called Atlanta home for over 20 years. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine with Honors in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an International Fellowship. She completed her residency at UNC Chapel Hill, where she served as Chief Resident. Always interested in preventive medicine, she published her research on cervical cancer screening in Bali, Indonesia.
A true women's health advocate, Dr. Schapiro enjoys the fact many of her patients have been with her for years. In addition to staying on top of the latest changes in recommendations for preventive care, she is a leader in offering her patients the most advanced office procedures, minimally invasive surgeries and more traditional surgeries when appropriate. She spends time with her patients to make sure that they understand their options and are making informed decisions about their healthcare.
Every patient is unique and Dr. Schapiro enjoys discussing their concerns and coming up with a treatment plan together. Her specialties include endometriosis, incontinence, infertility, irregular bleeding, heavy periods, fibroids, and pelvic pain.
A global women's health advocate, Dr. Schapiro has practiced around the world. As a medical student, she wrote a paper comparing obstetric outcomes in a rural hospital in Kenya with a hospital in the Bronx, New York. As a Chief Resident, she published her original research on cervical cancer screening in Bali, Indonesia. More recently, she received the first Caring for Congo Award from the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation for gynecologic surgery performed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr. Schapiro is the U.S. leader for Projet Myome and has been on three missions to the DRC helping women with fibroids and training local doctors. She has also trained physicians and birth attendants in Nepal.
Dr. Schapiro is also a Mohelet, one of the few women in the country performing ritual Jewish circumcisions.
Dr. Schapiro is often called upon by CNN as well as local news outlets for her medical expertise. She maintains a YouTube channel to educate people about robotic hysterectomies and myomectomies.
Dr. Schapiro and her husband, Robert Schapiro, are the parents of three daughters, including twins currently at Yale University. She is the author of Tick Tock, a novel chronicling her own struggles with infertility.
Lillian Schapiro, MD, FACOG