Celebrating Excellence: Dr. Heather Shapiro Named Among Toronto’s Top Doctors

Mount Sinai Fertility is proud to celebrate an extraordinary achievement by one of our most esteemed members, Dr. Heather Shapiro, who has been recognized as one of Toronto’s Top Doctors by Post City Magazine and streetsoftoronto.com. This prestigious acknowledgment highlights Dr. Shapiro’s dedication, expertise, and compassionate care in the field of fertility treatments.

Who is Dr. Heather Shapiro

Dr. Heather Shapiro serves as a cornerstone of Mount Sinai Fertility, bringing an unparalleled level of expertise and wisdom to patient care that has become a hallmark of our clinic’s operations. Dr Shapiro is a Full Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (and cross-appointed to the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology). She has been the  Vice-Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto, and President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS), for which she currently is part of the team that develops practice guidelines for the specialty. She is equally passionate about education. She is the founder and director of the first and only MHSc program in Clinical Embryology, which has raised the bar for patient care in the IVF lab.

Her impressive academic commitment is further distinguished by her significant contributions as a former member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council in the Faculty of Medicine, as well as many executive positions within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

A Personalized Approach to Fertility

Dr. Shapiro’s patient-centered and evidence-based approach to care is what sets her apart. She believes there is nothing more rewarding than helping people achieve their dream of having a family. She is committed to understanding every person’s unique lived experience,  their values and their goals to provide them with the care that meets all of their needs. She ensures that every patient’s journey is met with understanding, respect, and the highest standard of medical expertise.

Leading by Example.

One of Dr. Shapiro’s most notable achievements is her foundational role in establishing the first Master in Health Science degree program for embryology in Canada. This program is a testament to her vision for maintaining high standards of practice of the whole team nationwide and her commitment to the advancement of fertility science. She is seen as an important mentor to legions of practicing obstetricians, gynecologist and fertility specialists across the county.

Recognition Well Deserved

Being named one of Toronto’s Top Doctors is a testament to Dr. Shapiro’s outstanding contributions to the field of fertility and reproductive health. This accolade not only honours her individual achievements but also underscores the high-quality care and innovation that Mount Sinai Fertility offers.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Heather Shapiro for this well-deserved recognition. Her tireless dedication, innovative thinking, and compassionate approach to patient care continue to inspire and make a significant impact on the lives of many.

Mount Sinai Fertility remains committed to providing exceptional care and supporting families in their journey towards parenthood, with Dr. Shapiro leading the way as one of Toronto’s Top Doctors.