Dr. Simon received his medical training from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, completed residency and fellowship at Columbia University, and received his MBA from the Carson School of Business.

Dr. Simon has practiced for 23 years, having led practices in New York, Chicago, Pennsylvania, and Florida.  He has served as both regional and transitional medical director for Envision Healthcare.  As such, Dr. Simon’s responsibilities included new programs acquired through organic growth as well as the restructuring of established programs.  This included a focus on personnel, finances, contracting, quality improvement, and culture change.  

Dr. Simon is also a Commissioner for the Joint Commission.  He has served on this Board for the past 6 years.  In this role, he has developed a keen focus on patient quality and safety.

Dr. Simon is past president of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists and currently serves on their Board.  He is also Alternate Director from New York to the ASA’s Board of Directors.