Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Urine Protein Test
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Alport Syndrome
- Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Kidney Stones
- Renal Artery Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate School - Baldwin Wallace College
Berea, OH USA
Graduate School - Baldwin Wallace University
Berea, OH USA
Fellowship - Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC USA
Residency - Brooke Army Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston, TX USA
Medical Education - Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Undergraduate - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Chronic kidney disease, nephrolithiasis, renal artery stenosis, glomerulonephritis, Alport syndrome, Atypical HUS
Research & Publications
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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 10/2/2020, Dr. Simon has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Simon receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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.
65 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021
Dr Simon was very attentive and provided thoughtful answers to my questions and concerns.
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021
Dr. Simon is a very nice man.
Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020
I intended to seek a second opinion from Dr James Simon regarding recent CKD diagnosis and renal stenosis, but following his examination and discussion of my condition I decided to continue treatment with Dr Simon. His knowledge and ability to explain the status of my illness, further steps to be taken and answer my questions and concerns was extraordinary.
Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020
Dr Simon was very thorough. Took time to answer questions , looked over entire chart . would highly recommend!
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020
Dr Simon is a very caring person. He explains things very well.
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020
My virtual visit with Dr. James Simon went very well.
Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Simon is very professional. He explains things wel land you can easily discuss treatment options with him.
Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020
Dr Simon is an excellent physician. He listened to my concerns and he provided feedback on what was my next step in resolving my medical problem.
Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020
Dr Simon has always listened to my concerns, answered ALL of my questions, and discussed with me the plan of care.
Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020
Dr Simon is the best. Professional but caring.
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