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Irwin B. Simon M.D., F.A.C.S. is a board certified general
surgeon. Dr. Simon attended Hahnemann University School of Medicine in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his Internship, Residency, and
Fellowship training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Simon’s
fellowship was in advanced laparoscopic surgery and he remains on the cutting
edge of minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Upon completion of his
training Dr. Simon entered the United States Army Medical Corps. He served as
Director of the U.S. Army Surgical Endoscopy training program, educating other
surgeons in endoscopic and minimally invasive techniques of surgery.
Simon is a veteran of the first Gulf War. He has lectured on minimally invasive
techniques both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Simon moved to Las Vegas
in 1993. He has built a reputation as a general surgeon with a practice emphasis
on minimally invasive approaches to surgery whenever possible.
surgical practice has always included the treatment of varicose veins with the
traditional surgical approach of ligation and stripping. With his extensive
background in minimally invasive surgery, it was a natural progression to become
involved in the latest technology offering minimally invasive treatment of
Dr. Simon has evaluated various technologies. His practice
now incorporates the endovenous radiofrequency ablation techniques for treatment
of varicose vein disease and venous reflux. He takes a personal approach to each
patient, educating them on reflux or backwards blood flow in the veins. This is
typically the source of most patients varicose vein problems in the legs.
After proper evaluation, Dr. Simon then customizes the treatment of each
patient to include the least invasive and most effective techniques. Theses may
include VNUS radiofrequency ablation, stab phlebectomies (small incision vein
removals) and injection sclerotherapy where indicated.
Dr. Simon is pleased
to offer minimally invasive treatment of venous reflux and varicose veins. He
has founded Vegas Valley Vein Institute and added these procedures to the scope
of his general surgery practice.
B. Simon M.D., F.A.C.S.
2450 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite #100
7106 Smoke Ranch Road Suite #120
Las Vegas, Nevada 89128