Karen Simon, MD
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All Gold Coast patients will need to call our office at (805) 983-0521 to schedule an appointment.
To avoid delays in scheduling, we request that only existing patients of Dr. Karen Simon select ‘Established Patient’ from the Visit Reason drop-down.
Existing patients scheduling as New Patients will be rescheduled.
About Dr. Karen Simon
Dr. Karen Simon received her B.A. from Stanford University in 1996. She then attended Northwestern University for medical school. She completed her residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2004 and her fellowship at UCLA and Cedars in 2008.
Dr. Simon has proudly been serving patients in Ventura County since 2008 and is very involved in field research. Dr. Simon is also a speaker for Exact Sciences on behalf of Cologuard and is actively associated in research studies. Additionally, she is a part of the Takeda Chloride Channel Council and a speaker for Amitiza, as well.
She enjoys educating the doctors and the community as a lecturer on topics such as colorectal cancer screening at St. John’s Hospital, where she is also a part of the Ethics Committee.
When Dr. Simon is not treating patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Dr. Simon aims specifically to work with patients to discover the problem and develop a treatment strategy. She has a particular interest in Celiac Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and a passion for improving colorectal cancer detection.
She is dedicated to developing a relationship with patients by utilizing education and mutual information sharing.
- General GI – interest in IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)
- ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
- Upper Endoscopy
- Colon Cancer Screening
- PEG Placement, Change and Removal (G-Tube)
- Endoscopic Ultrasound
- Fellowship: Harbor General Hospital
- Residency: Harbor General Hospital
- MD: Wayne State University School of Medicine