Dr. Timothy Simon, MD

Dr. Timothy Simon, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(19)
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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
  • 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."
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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Simon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simon to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Simon is an awesome physician. His bedside manner and professionalism is A+. I highly recommend him.
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in Atlanta, GA |
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...more
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Atlanta, GA |
Horrible!!!
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Dr. Simon is wonderful he's patient, understanding and caring. He saved my life.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Simon accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Simon has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Dekalb Medical
2701 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
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