Get to know General Surgeon Dr. Lawrence F. Simon, who serves patients in West Nyack, New York.
New York City, Nov 20, 2020 (Issuewire.com) - Top general surgeon, Dr. Simon, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. At present, he is a part of the team of professionals at Highland Surgical Associates in West Nyack, New York.
Highland Surgical Associates offers patients a range of surgical treatments, from minimally invasive/laparoscopic procedures to complex surgical care. Redefining surgery through innovation, clinical excellence, and consistently positive outcomes, it has set a new standard of surgical care in the region. The board-certified surgeons deliver a complete spectrum of surgical care for adults and children with acute and chronic conditions, holding expertise in general surgery, surgical oncology, breast health, abdominal surgery, as well as trauma and critical care.
"I have practiced medicine in Rockland County for so long I am now seeing the third generation of patients. I can't go anywhere without being greeted by someone I have operated on or whose family member I have operated on. Our community knows and trusts us. That is the beauty of what we do" expressed Dr. Simon.
Prior to his current position at Highland Surgical Associates, he was the Director of Surgical Services & Medical Director of the Wound Care Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital.
After earning his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in 1965, Dr. Simon decided to further his training. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
After two years as a Major in the Air Force, he came to Nyack. Having held leadership positions with several associations in the county, he served as the President of the Rockland County Unit of the American Cancer Society, a member of the Executive Board of the Rockland County Medical Society, and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Rockland County PSRO.
Listed as a "Top Doctor" of the New York metro area for several consecutive years, Dr. Simon is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care.
Among his numerous accolades, Dr. Simon is the recipient of Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017, 2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).
In his spare time, he enjoys boating, spinning, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Learn more about Dr. Lawrence F. Simon:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2405704-Lawrence-Simon-Surgeon or through Highland Surgical Associates, https://www.montefiorenyack.org/highland/highland-surgical-associates/doctors
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