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Dr. Josef Simon received his medical degree from Harvard University Medical School. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program where he trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He then went on to complete a neurosurgical spine fellowship at New England Baptist Hospital. His expertise include the treatment of a broad range of spinal disorders including stenosis, spondylolisthesis and other degenerative conditions using both minimally invasive and open techniques.
New England Baptist Hospital Spine Fellowship with Dr. Eric Woodard, Boston, MA, 8/09 – 08/10
Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program, Boston, MA 7/05 – 6/09
Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Boston, MA
Completed PGY1 and PGY2, 7/03 – 6/05
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
M.D. New Pathways Program 6/03
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate Program, 6/98
B.A. International Relations and B.A. Fine Arts, 6/94
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, National Political Science Honors Society
Researcher – Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 6/00 – 9/00
Account Executive – Malchow Adams & Hussey, Washington, D.C., 2/94 -12/94 6/98 – 7/99
Lobbyist and Membership Director – Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways, Washington, D.C. 2/95 – 5/98
Freelance Researcher, Washington, D.C., 6/92 – 9/93
J. Simon, M. Harris, C. Bono, A. Kamuth. K. Wood.
Are “Normal” CT Scans Sufficient to Allow Collar Removal on the Trauma Patient. Accepted for publication. Podium Presentation at AAOS national meeting 2008.
M. Harris, J. Simon, Kolatkar, T. Thornhill, M. LeBoff, J. Glowacki.
Evaluation of Osteoporosis Care Pathways for Hospital Patients with Fragility Fractures: A Paradigm Shift. Accepted for publication.
M. Harris, W. Reichmann, C. Bono, K. Bouchard, K. Corbett, N. Warholic, J. Simon, L. Maciolek, P. Corsello, J. Katz.
Risk of Mortality In Elderly Patients After Cervical Spine Fractures. Accepted for publication.
K. Biese, S. Tibbetts, D. Egan, M. McLachlan, J. Simon.
Use Of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)To Enhance Patient Safety Through Optimization of ED Patient Pass- Offs. Poster Presentation Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting.
J. Simon, D. Golan. Chapter 1:
Drug Receptor Interactions. In: Principles of Pharmacology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
J. Simon, M. Leboff, J. Wright, J. Glowacki.
Vitamin D and Fractures in the Elderly, The Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging.
J. Simon, J. Liebermann.
Fractures of the Adult Distal Radius
J. Simon, M. Brauning, A. Goldberger. Case 125:
73-year-old Woman Presenting with Dyspnea