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    Dr. Robert Shpiner is a well-known pulmonologist in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical degree from the Tufts University School of Medicine in 1984. He completed his medical education with a residency in internal medicine at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and a fellowship at the same location. This doctor is board certified by the American Board in pulmonary disease, sleep medicine, and internal medicine with special recognition in critical care / neurocritical care. He practices at the San Fernando Valley and at UCLA Medical Center. In 32 years of medical experience, he was awarded the honor Top Doctors LA Area and Southern California by the Castle Connolly in 2012 and 2013

  • Education & Training


    Tufts University School of Medicine

    Medical School


    UCLA Medical Center



    UCLA Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 825-9111

    757 Westwood Plaza

    Los Angeles, California 90095

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Robert Shpiner has contributed to 3 publications.

    Mycobacterium abscessus empyema in a lung transplant recipient.

    Fairhurst, R.M., Kubak, B.M., Shpiner, R.B., Levine, M.S., Pegues, D.A., Ardehali, A.; J Heart Lung Transplant. 2002 Mar.

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    Randomized, prospective trial of pressure-limited versus volume-controlled ventilation in severe respiratory failure.

    Rappaport, S. H., Shpiner, R., Yoshihara, G., Wright, J., Chang, P., Abraham, E.; Crit Care Med. 1994 Jan.

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    Treatment of oilfield produced water by waste stabilization ponds: biodegradation of petroleum-derived materials.

    Shpiner, R., Liu, G., Stuckey, D. C.; Bioresour Technol. 2009 Dec 01.

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    American College of Physicians