Leland Shapiro, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Infectious Disease

Medical School:
  • MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School (1986)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease


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  • Preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection by blocking a tissue serine protease. Jankousky KC, Schultz J, Windham S, Henao-Martínez AF, Franco-Paredes C, Shapiro L. Ther Adv Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 10;7:2049936120933076. doi: 10.1177/2049936120933076. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec. PMID: 32577236
  • Empiric Therapies for COVID-19: Destined to Fail by Ignoring the Lessons of History. Canfield GS, Schultz JS, Windham S, Scherger S, Henao-Martinez AF, Shapiro L, Franco-Paredes C, Chastain DB, Wand T, Krsak M. J Hosp Med. 2020 Jul 1;15(7):434-436. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3469. Epub 2020 Jun 17. PMID: 32584243
  • Diagnostic utility of a Ferritin-to-Procalcitonin Ratio to differentiate patients with COVID-19 from those with Bacterial Pneumonia: A multicenter study. Gharamti AA, Mei F, Jankousky KC, Huang J, Hyson P, Chastain DB, Fan J, Osae S, Zhang WW, Montoya JG, Erlandson KM, Scherger SJ, Franco-Paredes C, Henao-Martínez AF, Shapiro L. medRxiv. 2020 Oct 22:2020.10.20.20216309. doi: 10.1101/2020.10.20.20216309. Preprint. PMID: 33106821
  • Lower Mortality Associated With Adjuvant Corticosteroid Therapy in Non-HIV-Infected Patients With Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia: A Single-Institution Retrospective US Cohort Study. Mundo W, Morales-Shnaider L, Tewahade S, Wagner E, Archuleta S, Bandali M, Chadalawada S, Johnson SC, Franco-Paredes C, Shapiro L, Henao-Martínez AF. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Aug 13;7(9):ofaa354. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofaa354. eCollection 2020 Sep. PMID: 33005696
  • Risk of Chronic Cardiomyopathy Among Patients With the Acute Phase or Indeterminate Form of Chagas Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Chadalawada S, Sillau S, Archuleta S, Mundo W, Bandali M, Parra-Henao G, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Villamil-Gomez WE, Suárez JA, Shapiro L, Hotez PJ, Woc-Colburn L, DeSanto K, Rassi A Jr, Franco-Paredes C, Henao-Martínez AF. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 3;3(8):e2015072. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.15072. PMID: 32865573
  • Rethinking interleukin-6 blockade for treatment of COVID-19. Scherger S, Henao-Martínez A, Franco-Paredes C, Shapiro L. Med Hypotheses. 2020 Nov;144:110053. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.110053. Epub 2020 Jun 27. PMID: 32758889
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Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

  • Infectious Disease, Board Certification (1996)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Infections - Bacterial Infections
  • Infections - Viral Infections
  • Infections

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School (1986)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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