Dr. Patricia P. Shapiro practices at SouthCoast Health Imaging’s Savannah and Hilton Head locations. She received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, before completing a residency in radiology at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia. She is board certified by the American Board Radiology and attained a Certification of Advanced Qualification in Pediatric Radiology.
“A person’s heath is of paramount importance to every aspect of their life. Having patients entrust me with their health is an incredible responsibility and privilege.”
Dr. Shapiro values the precise, analytical approach that radiology can provide to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. She is inspired by the innovative technological advancements taking place in the radiology field that allow for better quality care of patients.
When she’s not caring for her patients, Dr. Shapiro enjoys walking on the beach with her husband and rescue poodles, Sam and Amos.
Dr. Shapiro responds to the discussion about the effectiveness of mammograms in the fight against breast cancer.READ MORE
Melissa Hodges was just like any other Savannah woman. Working as a pharmaceutical rep and in the medical field, she knew the importance of preventive health care and had gotten her yearly exams religiously. Without a family history of cancer, Melissa thought she was in the clear. Until one day, at the age of 50, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.READ MORE