Dr. Ilan Shapiro was born and raised in Mexico City. After graduating as Honorary Valeditcorian for his MD, he began working for the Mexican Secretary of Health as the liaison between Mexico and the World Health Organization (WHO), followed by his Pediatric Residency at Mount Sinai Children’s Hospital in Chicago; a community hospital serving and advocating for minorities and the less privileged.
On the international arena, Dr. Shapiro had the honor to be elected for the first Advisory Board in conjunction with the Mexican Foreign Affairs Ministry and Mexican Health Ministry, for the binational program “Ventanillas de Salud”; a Federal program that devotes its efforts to improve the wellbeing of Mexicans abroad.
Ilan is actively involved creating Binational Public Health Programs to reach Hispanic communities in both sides of the border; he acted as the Medical Advisor for the General Consulate of Mexico in Chicago and a Member of the Editorial Board for A Tu Salud (For Your Health), a Health Bulletin representing Hispanic Health topics and resources. As part of the community projects and advocacy, he was invited to become a part of The White House Hispanic Policy Conference Group in 2011, educating the Hispanic Community on the Health Care Act Policy, he actively participates in the Associates Board at the advocacy groups like Sargent Shriver’s Center as the first Hispanic Physician, the Policy Committee of the National Hispanic Medical Association and commemorated as a Fellow of the National Physicians Alliance (NPA) leaders. Dr. Shapiro served in 2015 as Chairman of the Council of Young Physicians and Board Member for the National Hispanic Medical Association.
Following his pediatric and public health passion practicing in AltaMed Federal Qualified Health Centers in California as the Medical Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Behavioral Health and a Board Certified Pediatrician.
Joining Hoy Health as the Chief Medical Officer to create strategic partnership and improve patient access to affordable services in the Hispano market.
Dr. Ilan Shapiro is an energetic physician that creates bridges in order to have strategic and empower solutions for the needs of our Community.