Nina Shapiro, MD

Default Biography Avatar
Professor of Head and Neck Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Shapiro is Professor of Head and Neck Surgery and Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology at UCLA. She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Otolaryngology Program. She completed subspecialty Pediatric Otolaryngology training at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego. Her research and clinical interests include demographic factors influencing pediatric otolaryngologic care, post-transplantation adenotonsillar lymphoma, and risk reduction for foreign body aspiration in children. She is the author of the parenting book “Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child”. She is the editor of “The Handbook of Pediatric Otolaryngology” and a co-editor of “50 Studies Every Pediatrician Should Know”.