Having gained such a wide experience in this field Dr. Shapiro feels that it is important to share his experience. Practicing in the affluent Western World he is saddened by the crippling burden of heart disease which could be readily treated and seen so tragically in less medically developed societies. For this reason he led a group of heart specialists to Zambia to treat local patients who would otherwise not have access to curative therapies. He feels it is important to return some experience to help the less privileged return to normal life.
Dr. Shapiro and his colleagues made this video to demonstrate the need for cardiac treatments in Zambia: