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The friendly staff at Shapiro Sports Medicine welcomes your call and looks forward to serving you. If you have any questions about our sports medicine or orthopedic services, please call our office at (941) 365-0655. To schedule an appointment, you can call us or use our secure online appointment request form.

Location & Phone

Shapiro Sports Medicine

Phone: (941) 365-0655

Main Office Address:
Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center
6050 Cattleridge Blvd., Suite 301
Sarasota, FL 34232

We are conveniently located on the east side off Cattlemen Road, ½ mile north of Bee Ridge Road (Exit 207 off I-75).

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6 pm

Additional appointments can be arranged upon request.

Medical Emergencies

In the event of a life-threatening medical emergency, call emergency medical services at 911 immediately. DO NOT WAIT! Inform the emergency room staff that you are a patient of Dr. Shapiro and they will contact us. if you are not a current patient, you may still request treatment by Dr. Shapiro.

After Hours Urgent Medical Needs

A doctor is always available for after hour emergencies. If you have an urgent medical need and need to talk to Dr. Shapiro after our regular hours, please call our office at (941) 365-0655. A doctor is on-call 24 hours a day. Your call will be returned promptly.

Insurance / Payment / Billing

At Shapiro Sports Medicine, we accept Medicare, BCBS, Aetna, and United Healthcare. Please contact your insurance company or you may call our office at (941) 365-0655 to find out if we accept your insurance plan. 

If your insurance plan requires you to pay a co-payment, co-insurance, and/or a deductible, you will need to pay at the time of your visit. For your convenience we accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. 

If you have a question related to your bill or insurance, please contact our billing specialists at (941) 365-0655.

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Shapiro is affiliated with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.


If your insurance is an HMO/managed care plan and you are required to obtain a referral from your primary care physician, the referral must be obtained before you can be seen for an office visit. Please coordinate this with your primary care physician in advance. Appointments will be rescheduled if required referrals are not received in the office by the time of your visit. 

Prescription Requests

Prescriptions and refills for established patients of Dr. Shapiro are routinely issued during our regular office hours (see above). You can make your request by calling our office at (941) 365-0655. No refills are issued during the evenings, weekends, or holidays, as the doctors do not have access to your medical records during those times. It is helpful to anticipate your refill needs to avoid an interruption in your medication therapy.