Caroline J. Simon, MD, FACS, a Transplant Surgeon with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Get to know Transplant Surgeon Dr. Caroline J. Simon, who serves patients in Burlington, Massachusetts.

An experienced transplant surgeon, Dr. Simon is affiliated with the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. Her clinical interests include benign and malignant tumors of the liver, bile duct and pancreas, hepatocellular carcinoma, kidney transplantation, Klatskin tumors, living donor and deceased donor liver transplantation, pancreatic carcinoma, robotic surgery, and surgery for portal hypertension.

The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center serves 3,000 patients every day through their 335-inpatient hospital beds, their ambulatory care center, 24-hour emergency department and American College of Surgeons verified Level I trauma center. They are a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine and many of their physicians hold teaching assignments at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine.

Back in the early days of her academic career, Dr. Simon earned her medical degree from University College Cork Faculty of Medicine in Ireland in 2002. Upon relocating to the United States, she completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Rhode Island Hospital, and her fellowship in transplant surgery at the Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.

Recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the doctor is board-certified in general surgery and transplant surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

As for her academic appointment, she serves as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Tufts University School of Medicine.

Transplant surgery refers to surgical procedures in which tissue or an organ is transferred from one area of a person’s body to another area, or from one person (the donor) to another person (the recipient).

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