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Barbara Simon

Barbara Simon, MD, FACE

Associate Professor

Department: Medicine: Division of Endocrinology

Practices: Drexel Endocrinology

Specialties: Endocrinology and Metabolism


  • MD - MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine (2000)

Dr. Barbara Simon is the section chief of the Division of Endocrinology at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her interests include diabetes technology and intensive diabetes management, with a focus on patient education in diabetes management.

In the Media

Awards and Honors

  • William Likoff Clinical Excellence Award (2014)


  • The Endocrine Society
  • The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • The Philadelphia Endocrine Society

Affiliated Hospital: Hahnemann University Hospital

Clinical Services

Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetes - type 1 and type 2, Insulin management, intensive


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2003-2005)


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2001-2003)


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2000-2001)

Dr. Simon is an associate professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Peer-Reviewed Articles

"Antidiabetic Therapy in End-Stage Renal Disease"
Boyle SM, Simon B, Kobrin SM
Semin Dial; 28(4):337-44. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12368 (Epub Apr 21, 2015), Jul-Aug 2015

"Management of Diabetes in Chronic Kidney Disease"
Ahmed Z, Simon B, Choudhury D
Postgraduate Medicine, 121 (3) 52-60, May 2009

"A Comparison of Glycemic Variability in CSII versus MDI Treated Patients using CGMS"
Simon B, Treat V, Marco C, Rosenberg D, Joseph J, Hipszer  B, Li Y, Chervoneva I, Padron
Massara L, Jabbour S
International Journal of Clinical Practice,
62 (12), 1858-1863, December

"Nonclassical Presentation of Pheochromocytoma: Difficulties in Diagnosis and Management of the Normotensive Patient"
Gonzalez A, Simon B
Endocrine Practice,
14 (4), 170-173, May-June 2008


Type 1 Diabetes in Adults
Simon, Barbara, Flood, Jeremy, Jabbour, Serge
Oxford University Press, Inc., Oxford American Endocrinology Library, New York: 2010

Contact Information

Practice Office

Drexel Endocrinology
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5030
Fax: 215.762.5463