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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis
  • Choledochal Cysts
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Desmoid Tumor
  • Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT)
  • Fibromatosis Tumors
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Mass
  • Pancreatic Stones
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pediatric Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Rare Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - William Beaumont Hospital
General Surgery
Royal Oak, MI USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Biomedical Engineering
Evanston, IL USA

Specialty Interests

Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Pancreatic adenocarcinoma Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors Abdominal sarcomas Gastric cancer Small bowel cancer Gallbladder and bile duct cancer Pancreatitis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Robert Simon, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/28/2022, Dr. Simon has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

115 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Dr Simon is the best! He and Dr Aucejo saved my life

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr Simon asked probing questions to understand our priorities better as it relates to desired outcomes. He also took the time to explain specific results of our CT scan as well as walking us thru what we saw on the screen.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2022

*Dr. Simon & his team are awesome.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Excellent staff and Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Dr.Simon and his nurse Julie have been awesome!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Dr. Simon is always available whenever I've had any questions.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Dr. Simon has such a wonderful "bedside manner". You feel comfortable with him quickly and know that you are in good hands for your surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2022

*Dr. Robert Simon is wonderful as well as his nurse *Julie!!!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Doctors bedside manner very uplifting. A pleasure to see them.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Dr Simon stated I would her from him Tuesday the 9th. Did not hear from him

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Dr. Simon saved me life when the doctors at home had given up on me. Thank you

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Excellent dr. care.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

From setting up the appointment with nurse Julie Ali to seeing doctor Simon it was great!

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr. Rob Simon is the BEST doctor you have in your hospital bar none! He is the total package! I have never had a surgeon that feels like he is family when I visit him until I met Rob Simon!

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2022

Dr Simon is an outstanding physician. He's sincere and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Simon is patient, kind, funny and informative. He takes his time to explain my illness in great details and always is patient when I have alot of anxiety and questions.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Simon and his staff are very personable, professional, knowledgeable, and caring. Could not have received any better care. He got me cancer-free!! God bless Dr Simon and his team.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr Simon is very concerned about by care and only wants the best for me.

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