Lipedema is one of the most poorly understood diseases in the United States, often dismissed as obesity. At First State Lipedema, Dr. Shapira and his staff are here to help. Here you will find a knowledgeable surgeon who is dedicated to your health and well-being. Our friendly, compassionate staff is here to assist you throughout your journey.
Dr. Shapira specializes in Water Assisted Liposuction. Liposuction for Lipedema is the only known cure for Lipedema at this time. Without treatment, Lipedema will continue to progress. Dr. Shapira was trained by renowned Lipedema treatment surgeon and pioneer of Water-Jet Assisted Liposuction (WAL), Dr. Josef Stutz, from Schwarzenbach Am Wald, Germany.