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Southcoast Physicians Group Orthopedics, 84 Grape Street, New Bedford, MA 508-992-4024




Gilbert L. Shapiro, MD, FACS

Gilbert L. Shapiro, MD, FACS

  • Dr. Shapiro has practiced orthopedics in the Southcoast region for many years.

  • After receiving his medical degree from Tufts University, he completed a surgical internship at the New England Medical Center in Boston, and went on to complete a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Lahey Clinic and Boston City Hospital.

  • Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Shapiro is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and several medical societies, including the Massachusetts Medical Society and past president of the New England Orthopedic Society.

  • He has traveled the world to volunteer his services as a physician with Project Hope and Orthopedic Overseas.

  • Dr. Shapiro is a current and former member of many local civic organizations as well and he served as chairman of the Southcoast Health System from 2005 to 2008.

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Harry Von Ertfelda, MD

Harry Von Ertfelda, MD

  • Dr. Von Ertfelda graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and served an internship at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City.

  • He completed his orthopedic residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, Dartmouth affiliated hospitals in New Hampshire and at the University of Rochester Medical School.

  • He has been practicing orthopedic surgery in New Bedford since 1970.

  • Dr.Von Ertfelda is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Bristol South Medical Society, the Clinical Orthopaedic Society and other organizations.

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508-992-4024

Orthopedics, New Bedford
84 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA 02740


Office Hours

Monday ~ Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.







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