Born and raised on Long Island, he earned a Bachelor in Science from the State University of New York College at Geneseo, a liberal arts college in upstate New York, and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1998.
He received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Downstate in Brooklyn, NY four years later, prior to a 1-year internship in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Dr. Simon completed his Ophthalmology training at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA, where he became well trained in all aspects of comprehensive eye care.
He has presented clinical research at both the national and state levels, and has received recognition from the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology for his advocacy work on Capitol Hill. He joined North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat in 2009 after 3 years in private practice in the Charlotte area.
Dr. Simon specializes in a wide variety of advanced vision correction procedures including Cataract surgery with Acrysof ReSTOR, toric lens implants, the Crystalens accommodating lens implants, and is certified to perform Custom IntraLase bladeless LASIK.
He now lives in Chapel Hill with his wife and two boys.