Dr. George Simon, MD

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Dr. George Simon, MD
Dr. George Simon is a board certified ophthalmologist recognized in 15 states, who specializes in laser vision correction - including LASIK - and refractive surgery. Recognized as a leader in the field, he was the first to perform refractive surgery in the Bay Area, as well as first in the state of California to perform radial keratotomy (RK) in 1980 to correct nearsightedness. To date, Dr. Simon has performed more than 85,000 LASIK procedures and 10,000 cataract procedures. A graduate of State University of New York (SUNY) in New York City, Dr. Simon completed his internship in San Francisco and his residency in ophthalmology at SUNY, and is an American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow and Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Among his many professional accomplishments, he also received his JD degree from John F. Kennedy Law School in 1993 and is a member of the California State Bar Association.

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Dr. George Simon is a board certified ophthalmologist recognized in 15 states, who specializes in laser vision correction - including LASIK - and refractive surgery. Recognized as a leader in the field, he was the first to perform refractive surgery in the Bay Area, as well as first in the state of California to perform radial keratotomy (RK) in 1980 to correct nearsightedness. To date, Dr. Simon has performed more than 85,000 LASIK procedures and 10,000 cataract procedures. 

A graduate of State University of New York (SUNY) in New York City, Dr. Simon completed his internship in San Francisco and his residency in ophthalmology at SUNY, and is an American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow and Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Among his many professional accomplishments, he also received his JD degree from John F. Kennedy Law School in 1993 and is a member of the California State Bar Association.

Dr. Simon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Farsightedness
  • Nearsightedness

Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York / Health Science Center At Brooklyn / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Chldns Hosp-Adult Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    SUNY Dwnst-Kings Co Hosp

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)