Dr. Scott Simon, MD

Dr. Scott Simon, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Scott Simon, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5 High Ridge Park Fl 3

Stamford, CT 06905

Contact Information

(203) 869-1145

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Simon performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Simon's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simon "Our practice is committed to providing excellent neurosurgical care through professional cooperation and compassion for our patients. By setting the highest of standards, we can confidently offer patients the best options for the best possible outcomes."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dropfoot
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fracture              
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctor, 2011-2012
  • Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor, 2012
  • Greenwich Magazine Top Doctor, 2012
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simon's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simon to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Simon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I went to see Dr. Simon after two back surgeries with another doctor. At first he thought I might need a third surgery, but when he looked at my back, he saw I had a slight rash. He took a picture of the rash, called the hospital to speak with disease control, and sent a dr. the picture. The...more
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He opted not to do a revision. This man has a heart and he thinks of the patient first.
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Dr. Simon is a rockstar. I needed emergency surgery from a car accident and will thank God every day that I got Dr. Simon as my surgeon. He is an amazing Doctor that has a kind heart too, and I am alive because of him. He inspires me to be great at what I do in my own field of work. Thank you!
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One word for Dr. Simon, FANTASTIC.
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I have been going to Dr. Simon for over 5 years now. He consistently comes up with new ways to help my chronic back pain when there seems to be no options available. He has called on weekends and holidays to check in and discuss MRI results. He is willing to call other affiliated doctors in order...more
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