Orthopaedic Surgery with Emphasis on Knee and Hip Problems
Orthopaedic Surgery with Emphasis on Knee and Hip Problems

Meet Dr. Shapiro


Dr. James Shapiro is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, hip and knee related issues.  Dr. Shapiro received his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his residency and internship at Michael Reese Hospital.  Dr. Shapiro has been providing trusted orthopedic care in the Kenosha community for over 25 years.

Dr. Shapiro uses some of the latest technology and techniques to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal diseases and injuries of the hip and knee.  Following a thorough assessment, he will explain the treatment options, including surgical and non-surgical, and together will choose a specific plan to obtain the best outcome tailored to your individual needs.


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Patient Experience

Real stories from real patients...

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    Our entire family has been privileged to meet you and have you as our Orthopedic Surgeon.  When my wife Sheila fell during a trip to New York a few years ago, the local hospital patched her up until she could get home to Kenosha and have you complete the ... More testimonials...
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    Thank you Dr. Shapiro for providing my son Jeffrey with a great internship experience several summers ago when he was trying to decide what his professional major was going to be. Fortunately for me, a few years later, when I was experiencing hip pain in ... More testimonials...
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    Thank you Dr. Shapiro, so much for answering all my questions prior to my knee replacement surgery.  I waited as long as I could before having my procedure since I work on my feet and knee to move about as much as possible.  But one day I knelt down and the ... More testimonials...

News & Events

Past Event: 7th Annual Running Symposium

Dr. James Shapiro, orthopaedic surgeon with Kenosha Orthopedics, will be presenting “Lower Extremity Injuries” at the upcoming Improve Your Running & Reduce the… read more

10 Sports Safety Tips

10 Sport Safety Tips By James A. Shapiro, MD Sports have significant potential social, emotional, psychological, and physical benefits for every participant. However,… read more

AAOS Recommends Cycle Safety This Summer

Cycle Smart This Summer Rosemont, IL –  More than 80 million Americans enjoy cycling because it is an environmentally efficient way to travel,… read more

Healthy Eating. Healthy Living.

Get healthy recipes, how-tos and tips from Dr. Shapiro for every day of the week - from healthy easy weeknight dinners to week-end appetizers recipes and more....

Wild Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Ingredients: 5 lb. fresh spinach, stems removed                                         1 cup unsalted butter 3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely sliced                                  1 lb. ricotta cheese 6… full recipe

White Bean and Rosemary Crostini

Infused with aromatic rosemary, this white bean spread works on toasted baguette slices or with vegetable slicks. 6 servings Ingredients: Crostini: 1  baguette,… full recipe