Dr. Timothy Simon, MD

Dr. Timothy Simon, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Timothy Simon, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and surgery.

2801 N Decatur Rd Ste 120

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(770) 277-4277

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 95% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simon "His focus is compassionate surgical care which includes minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, anorectal pathology, and inflammatory bowel disease management."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Emory University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • St Josephs Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Timothy Simon, MD
Wonderful and competent doctor, great "bedside" manner, explains things thoroughly and he is very pleasant! I was really impressed by the fact that he showed up on time for my surgery - they hadn't even finished getting everything ready yet!
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Adeline Caldwell in Decatur, GA – Jun 27, 2018
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Great doctor. Highly recommend.
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Warren in Riverdale – Jun 05, 2018
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Great Doctor all 5 stars
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Sandra in Decatur, GA – May 14, 2018
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Dr. Simon is an awesome physician. His bedside manner and professionalism is A+. I highly recommend him.
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Tamiko Lucy in Atlanta, GA – Jun 10, 2016
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My husband had been ill for about a year prior to being diagnosed with a bowel obstruction. He was admitted to the hospital on an emergency basis and Dr. Simon was called in to be his surgeon. He was wonderful. Dr. Simon has an anointing for what he does, his explanation of the situation and the...Read More
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Valeria E. in Atlanta, GA – Feb 22, 2016
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