Dr. James Simon, MD

Dr. James Simon, MD

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Urology  |  
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50 y/o
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Dr. James Simon, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Simon is affiliated with University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services.

Advanced Urological Care PC

2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 5005

Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simon "We commit ourselves to providing the best urologic care in the region while holding ourselves to the highest national standards. We consider ourselves physicians, not providers. By doing so, we are dedicated to providing personal, compassionate, individual care to our patients and their families. We will make every effort to practice cost-effective urology. However, we will strive to resist attempts on the part of the managed care plans and the government to compromise what we know to be safe, state-of-the-art, compassionate care. We expect you to be an active participant in your care. Our goal is to explain the options to you. We strive to answer your questions and encourage you to be in control of medical decisions. The philosophy is in contrast with the old idea that "the doctor knows best"."

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroplasty With Repair of Bladder Neck With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction With Robotic Assistance
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urogynecologic Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Washington University in St Louis, Urology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University in St. Louis, General Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Simon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Simon does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Simon and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Simon is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Simon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simon to family and friends
4.6
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Simon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. Simon was great to work with. He was professional, yet friendly and put me at ease. He explained my issue and options for treatment. I will recommend him to family and friends. I had a great overall experience! Thanks Dr. Simon!
in Colorado Springs, CO |
Dr. Simon has done and assisted over 2500 prostrate removal surgeries. He studied under the doctor who invented the Gleason Scale. He had me meet with a radiologist to discuss alternative treatment to surgery and get pro's and con's of treatment options and get information on radiation treatment if my margins after surgery were not clear. I suggest prostrate patients study the different treatment options. I am confident I made the best choice & had a good outcome for my cancer.
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Dr. Simon accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Simon has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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