Nina L. Shapiro, MD

Nina L. Shapiro, MD

Primary Location
Head & Neck Surgery
200 Medical Plaza
Suite 550
Los Angeles, California 90095


Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Society for University Otolaryngologists
  • American Rhinological Society
  • American Broncho-Esophagological Association
  • Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

  • Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Medical Staff Appointment

  • Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center Staff


Spanish, French, English


Medical Board Certification

Otolaryngology, American Board of Otolaryngology, 1997


Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, 1997
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, 1996


Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1996


Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus, 1992


Harvard Medical School, MD, 1991



West Los Angeles

Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery| Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery| Laryngology +1 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


Winter Illnesses in Children: Prevention and Treatment
How do I know if a 'cold' is more than a cold? | Colds in Children
What do I do if my child snores loudly? | Sleep Apnea in Children
What is the best way to treat a nosebleed with my child? | Nose Bleeds
What are the common things that kids choke on? | Choking Hazards
What are ear tubes? And how do they work? | Ear Tubes
Does he need his tonsils out? | Sore Throats in Children
How do I know if my child has sleep apnea? | Sleep Apnea in Children



  • Post-transplant Lymphoma
  • Quality of Life in Pediatric Otolaryngology Disorders
  • Pediatric Food Choking Guidelines

In the News

Kiddie pools can pose drowning dangers
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro: Can Nasal Balloons Prevent Ear Infections?
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro discusses what causes children to snore
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro demonstrates the latest in tonsillectomy techniques
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro performs an Ear Tube Surgery
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro demonstrates how the Ear Tube Procedure works
The Doctors TV - Dr. Nina Shapiro discusses Pediatric Tonsillectomy
Dr. Nina Shapiro - Coblation Tonsillectomy Procedure

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  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018
  • Young Investigators Award 1998 AAP
  • Clinical Research Award, ASPO 1999
  • Basic Science Research Award, ASPO 2007
  • Faculty Teaching Award, UCLA Division of Head and Neck Surgery 2001