Dr. Scott Simon, MD

Dr. Scott Simon, MD

UrologyMaleAge 51

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(858) 437-9976

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Dr. Scott Simon, MD is a Urology Specialist in La Jolla, CA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Simon to book an appointment.



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(858) 437-9976
La Jolla Urology Medical Group9834 Genesee Ave Ste 416 La Jolla, CA 92037

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Dr. Simon performed a routine outpatient vasectomy for me. Within a month, a very debilitating hydrocele formed in the surgical area. When Dr. Simon examined the hydrocele, his feedback that "these things can happen" and that "lots of men live with hydroceles". He recommended that I wait six months to see if it would resolve itself. Two months after the vasectomy, the hydrocele seemed to be growing rapidly, and I called Dr. Simon's office in a panic to schedule a follow up. The receptionist took down my info, but no one from Dr. Simon's office returned my call or followed up or to check on my recovery. I ultimately had the hydrocele corrected by another, excellent, local urologist. This surgery was very traumatic and debilitating, resulting in 6 months of recovery and significant pain (which is typical for hydrocele removal). Nearly a year after my vasectomy, there has still been no follow up from Dr. Simon. This experience shows that he at best does not really care about his patients.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
Nov 17, 2019
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I had briefly met Dr Simon the day before my surgery. My surgeons, Dr. Paul Hyde & Dr. Bridgett Duggan (excellent doctors!) had asked for Dr. Simon to insert stents into my uretur - I wasn't exactly sure why and truthfully it didn't matter. I was headed for a bowel resection and a total hysterectomy the next day. Long story short - both of my dream team surgeons individually told me that Dr. Simon saved my life. I'm not sure of the details but I am sure that I'm thankful for his expertise!
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Liz Chandler in Murrieta, CA – Apr 20, 2018
always informative listens well is very patient and kind
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
Wiliiam Schloh in San Diego, CA – Dec 15, 2016
Dr. Simon saved my life with diagnosis and treatment for Bladder cancer
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
Alpine, CA – May 24, 2016

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Simon's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simon treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Simon treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Urinary Stones
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simon treats Urinary Stones more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Simon treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Simon treats Polyuria more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Simon treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Simon's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Scan
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Epididymitis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Male Infertility
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neutropenia
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Implants
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spermatocele
  • STD Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Care Philosophy

California Cancer Associates for Research and Excellence (cCARE) is the largest full-service, private oncology and hematology practice in California. We...Read more


Dr. Simon is a board-certified diplomate by the American Board of Urology and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Simon practices all aspects...Read more


  • Urology
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications


Mayo Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Loyola Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Rush University Medical Center
Medical School


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Scott Simon, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (858) 437-9976, and for other questions, call (858) 458-0099.

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What are Dr. Scott Simon, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Simon frequently treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH), Urinary Stones, and Polyuria. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Simon treats.

Where is Dr. Scott Simon, MD's office located?

Dr. Simon's office is located at 9834 Genesee Ave Ste 416, La Jolla, CA 92037. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Scott Simon, MD speak?

Dr. Simon speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Scott Simon, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Simon has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Simon is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

La Jolla, CA

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)