Bariatric Surgeon M.D., F.A.C.S.
15 yr Experience
12 yr in Bariatrics
18 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery
12 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics
80% Practice is Bariatrics
Min Age of Patient is 14
Max Age of Patient is 99
Dr. Steven C. Simon has been performing laparoscopic Bariatric surgical procedures for over twelve years. In 1998 he was the founder and Medical Director of one of the first comprehensive Bariatric Surgery programs in the Northeast United States and was one of the first surgeons to begin performing laparoscopic Bariatric surgery in the NE US and trained numerous surgeons now performing Bariatric surgery throughout the U.S.
He has extensive experience with both primary (Gastric Bypass, Lap Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy) and revision/conversion Bariatric surgical procedures and has the largest experience of laparoscopic revision procedures in Arizona.
He is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and has practiced extensively with two of the founding members of the Society. He is also a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity (ISFO), the Society of American Gastro-intestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Simon emphasizes the concept that Bariatric surgery provides a ‘tool’ for patients to use and is a strong advocate of comprehensive care for Bariatric patients and emphasizes pre-operative and nutritional education and post-operative support.
After graduating with a degree in Music from Bennington College, Dr. Simon received his M.D. degree and surgical training at Harvard Medical School in Boston where he subsequently served on the faculty.
Latest Reviews See all 93 reviewsJacqueline B. on July 25, 2013
dr. Simon is the best Dr. i have ever had. He Told it how it was and then He gave me back my life. Tomorrow will be 10 years ago that I had Gastric bypass surgery and I truly believe that had i not done More...PepperAZ on June 16, 2013
I was a patient of Dr. Alan Newhoff who was the main Dr. at the time in the clinic and Dr. Simon was his associate. My surgery was on August 21, 2001. I had an RNY with a fobi pouch. I have had relatively no More...