George Simon, MD
Dr George Simon is Professor of Medicine and Section Chief, Translational Research; Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Dr Simon was previously Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology. Dr. Simon is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. He also served as the Assistant Director of Clinical Investigation at the Hollings Cancer Center and is the Burtschy Family distinguished endowed chair in Cancer Research. Previously he served as the Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program, Department of Medical Oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After earning his medical degree from the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana in Punjab, India, Dr. Simon completed residencies in internal medicine at the Christina Medical College and Hospital, Punjab, India and St. Joseph’s Hospital, Denver, CO, and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. Previously, Dr. Simon has served as the director of the mesothelioma research program at the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL. Prior to joining the H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Dr. Simon served as the Director of Clinical Investigation in the Division of Hemotology and Oncology at the Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO. Dr. Simon has served as a member of the NCCN Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer guidelines panel, American College of Chest Physician, Lung Cancer Guidelines committee and in the thoracic core committee of the South West Oncology Group. He currently serves in the Thoracic Core Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Simon is an Ad Hoc reviewer for several panels of the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, and Department of Defense and also a reviewer for several journals including, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research, Chest, Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, and Indian Journal of Cancer. He is author of co-author of over 70 peer-reviewed research publications, 13 book chapters and over 65 abstracts.