Dr. David Simper, MD

Dr. David Simper, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. David Simper, MD is a cardiology specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

Mayo Clinic- Arizona

13400 E Shea Blvd Ste 2B

Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Insurance Accepted

  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medica

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arrhythmias
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Simper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simper "Interests Clinical cardiology Preventative cardiology Heart Health Clinic Men's Health Clinic "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simper "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Charles University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Charles University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Research Fellowship Basel University Hospital, Division of Cardiology and Pharmacology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Cardiology Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simper has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simper's Reviews

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4.5

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Dr. Simper is the most patronizing person, let alone a doctor, that I've ever met. A complete waste of time. I would leave a minus star if it was available.
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My husband and I were quite impressed with Dr. Simper, and recommend him very highly! He explained everything thoroughly, was careful to be sure we understood everything, and was very logical. He was careful to put together a complete history, from me the patient, another cardiac specialist,...Read More
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Dr. Simper is the best!! I could not agree more with the other two reviewers. It was a novel experience for me to sit across from a doctor with my rather lengthy list of questions, and have him read them all, make a few comments on the paper and then sit beside me to discuss each one. Kind,...Read More
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Dr. Simper is the most compassionate, caring physician that I have ever experienced. He was very thorough, did not rush me and spoke in layman's terms so I understood exactly what he was saying. He made me feel very comfortable and not only listened to my concerns but had answers!! If you are in...Read More
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He is a very thoughtful and systematic physician who thoroughly discusses your condition with you and takes all steps necessary to treat you as though you were one of his family members with a heart condition.
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