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
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.
Dr. Simon is a veteran of the first
Gulf War. He has lectured on minimally invasive techniques both nationally and
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.
Dr. Simon’s 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 varicose veins.
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.
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.
Irwin B. Simon M.D.,
2450 W. Horizon
Ridge Pkwy Suite #100
Henderson, Nevada 89052