Lillian Schapiro, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified gynecologist serving patients at Ideal Gynecology, LLC, with locations in Atlanta and McDonough, Georgia. A real 'people person,' 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 care. She spends time with her patients to make sure that they understand their options and are making informed decisions about their healthcare.
Dr. Schapiro has called Atlanta home for over 20 years. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania, 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 was awarded an International Fellowship to work at a hospital in Kenya. 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 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 Caring for Congo Award from the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation for gynecologic surgery performed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr. Schapiro was 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 believes that every patient is unique, and she enjoys discussing their concerns and coming up with a treatment plan together. Her specialties include irregular bleeding, heavy periods, fertility problems, fibroids, pelvic pain, endometriosis, and incontinence.
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 women's health.
Dr. Schapiro and her husband, Robert Schapiro, are the parents of three daughters. She is the author of Tick Tock, a novel chronicling her own struggles with infertility.
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