Dr. Simon received her Medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania and a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health. She did her Neurology residency training at Boston University Medical Center followed by a two-year clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Simon joined the faculty at MGH in 2003 and since then has served as the Medical Director of the Intraoperative Neurophysiology Unit, in the Department of Neurology. She is currently an Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Simon's main research interests include improving and development of new methods of neurophysiologic mapping of the central nervous system (CNS) as well as the neurophysiology of increased cortical excitability and CNS ischemia. She has a broad clinical interest in clinical neurophysiology, particularly its intraoperative applications for prevention of postoperative neurologic deficits and for epilepsy surgery.