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George Simon, MD


380 Celebration Place, 2nd Floor | Celebration, FL 34747

Dr. Simon is internationally renowned for his expertise in drug development and thoracic malignancies. His research interests include early drug development, DNA repair, tumor metabolism and epigenetic modulation of cancer and targeting these for therapeutic gain. Dr. Simon served as a reviewer for several panels of the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense and Veterans Administration Merit Review Board. Internationally, he has also served as a grant reviewer for the NICE, UK and for granting organizations in Ireland and Australia. Previously, Dr. Simon served on the of American College of Chest Physicians and National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Lung Cancer guidelines panels. He holds two US patents and is a leader in cancer research with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. He and his team provide access to the latest cancer treatments through cutting-edge research and novel targeted therapies, immunotherapies and cell-based therapies for our patients. Dr. Simon is the Executive Medical Director and Dept. Chair of the Moffitt-AdventHealth joint Clinical Research Unit at Celebration. 

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Medical Degree - Christian Medical College and Hospital, Punjab, India

Residency - Internal Medicine, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Denver, CO, and Christian Medical College, Punjab, India

Fellowship - Medical Oncology and Hematology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO

Professor of Medicine - USF Morsani School of Medicine, Tampa, FL