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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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 9/24/2021, 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.
75 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||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021
I havent had to wait for my appointment vey long and Dr.Simon has helped me tremendously to improve my kidney function.
Reviewed on May 11, 2021
excellent caring physician who listened to my concerns well
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021
dr. simon is an excellent physician, caring, knowledgable, professional. he seems to leave no stone unturned in finding the cause of my problem.
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021
Doctor Simon is a very knowledgeable , professional and courteous Doctor.
Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021
Dr. Simon was willing to accommodate me with a virtual appointment this time which I appreciate.
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!
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