Melvyn F. Shapiro, MD, is a graduate of Wesleyan University, University of Michigan Medical School, and the Yale University—New Haven pediatric training program. After serving in the United States Navy, Dr. Shapiro joined Drs. Steinberg and Paul in their Silver Spring, MD, pediatric practice. He also became a member of Children’s National affiliated staff. Over his years in practice, Dr. Shapiro developed a special interest in the area of children’s allergies. In 1998 the practice of Drs. Shapiro and Perez became a part of Children’s Pediatricians & Associates.