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SIMON, RONALD, MD

Director, Trauma Surgery; Director, Surgical ICU
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7757
4802 10TH AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • Adult Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Languages

  • English
Biography

Ronald Simon, M.D. is currently the Chief of the newly formed Division of Acute Care Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center. This new division, within General Surgery, incorporates Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, and the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Prior to coming to Maimonides, Dr. Simon was the Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, and Vice-Chairman, and Residency Program Director at Lincoln Medical Center in the South Bronx. He has previously been the Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Bellevue Hospital Center and Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Simon graduated from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his General Surgery training at Montefiore Medical Center. He completed a Trauma/Critical Care Fellowship at Maryland's famous "Shock Trauma" Center in Baltimore. He has held the title of Professor of Surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the NYU School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Simon is the Region 2 Chief for the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and is the Chairman of the NYC Regional Trauma Advisory Committee, and he chairs the Systems Committee for the NY State Trauma Advisory Committee. Dr. Simon has published over 75 peer-reviewed articles, review articles and book chapters. His educational merits include: National ATLS faculty and course instructor for the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) and Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) courses. His current goal is to prepare Maimonides Medical Center to become an American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 Adult and Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center. Maimonides will then be the only Pediatric Trauma Center serving the 2.5 million people of Brooklyn.

Areas of Expertise

Adult Critical Care Medicine
General Surgery
Trauma Surgery

Education

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency

Montefiore Medical Center

Fellowship

Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services

Board

Surgery - General
Surgical Critical Care - Subspecialty

Locations

4802 10TH AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7757
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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